You arrive at a venue or party with every intention of remaining 100% sober, but you are somehow convinced that just one drink won’t hurt. Another common mistake is the idea that a few drinks along with a meal will keep you under the limit. Some even think that pacing themselves will help. However, the fact of the matter is that it’s just not worth the risk. A DUI (driving under the influence) can have immediate and long-term effects. After dealing with things like fines, your license suspension, and similar penalties, you will need to prepare yourself for the following.
Depending on the offense and if it is a repeat offense, your license can be revoked for an extended period of time, Not only will this make it difficult for you to get to and from work or school, but you will also struggle with such things as grocery shopping.
A DUI will show up on your record which means that whenever somebody conducts a background check, this information will be available to them. Apart from the embarrassment, a less than a perfect record can seriously hinder your opportunities in life.
Current or future jobs
If you get a DUI, it can affect your current employment as well as future job applications. For example, you are a professional driver, it’s easy to see how a suspended license can affect your work. If potential employees become aware of a past DUI, it can also be quite a turn-off and could result in many missed opportunities.
DUI Auto insurance rates
If you have a DUI conviction, auto insurance companies will consider you as a high-risk driver. This means that your insurance rates will increase accordingly. For many, this increase is significant and it can set your budget off balance considerably.
The best way of avoiding these problems is by avoiding that DUI charge. If you already have a DUI and you’re tired of having it affects your daily life; you could enjoy a pardon. Contact Federal Pardon Waiver Services at 1 (800) 543-2137 for professional assistance and expert advice.