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WHAT “DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE” MEANS: Paul A. Lewis, Attorney at Law, www.lewisatlawesq.com. DUI laws prohibit driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, driving under the influence of a drug, and driving under the combined influence of an alcoholic beverage and any drug (legal or illegal), regardless of blood-alcohol level. To prove a person is guilty of the offense of driving under the influence, the following elements must be proven: The person drove a vehicle/...Last modified on
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A DUI BY ANY OTHER NAME: Paul A. Lewis, Attorney at Law, www.lewisatlawesq.com. Some states refer to it as Driving Under the Influence (DUI), other states refer to it as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and a small group of states called it Operating Under the Influence (OUI). In South Dakota it is referred to as a "DUI." This criminal offense generally includes either driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent that it impairs your physical and mental faculties, or driving while ...Last modified on