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Author: Jason Korner

What is the Difference Between DWI and DUI?

a man being arrested for a dwi

DWI vs. DUI When people find out I am a DWI defense lawyer I get asked a number of questions, but one common question is “What is the difference between a DUI and a DWI?” I even remember getting asked this question back when I was in law school and really had no idea about the answer. There was a time back then when I had the mistaken belief that one was related to alcohol intoxication and the other was related to drug intoxication. That answer was wrong, that is not the difference between a DUI and a DWI. The real...

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Is Uber the End of DWI’s? What About Self-Driving Cars?

As a DWI defense lawyer I get asked these questions often. The Uber question has been much more frequent since Uber finally came to St. Louis last year. The self-driving car question is starting to pop up more and more as well. The truth of the matter is that Uber is only an improvement on an option that was already available to people: taxis. Uber is much more efficient, and I do believe people are less likely to drive drunk now that Uber is an option because it overcomes several obstacles that have plagued the taxi industry such as long...

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How Many Beers Does it Take to Get to .08?

How Many Beers Can Someone Drink Before Being Over the Legal Limit? In bars and restaurants everywhere, there are many people who are asking themselves, “How many beers, whiskeys, or glasses of wine can I have before I get .08?” There has never been a simple answer to this question, but it is even more difficult now. The craft beer industry has provided amazing options for all styles of beer, but those beers also have alcohol contents that range from 4.0% all the way to 17.5%. All of a sudden one beer does not count as one beer until we know...

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Do I Have to Perform a Field Sobriety Test?

a middle aged man performing a field sobriety test

Welcome to this website's first video blog where DWI defense lawyer Jason Korner answers the question "Do I have to Perform a Field Sobriety Test?" Please enjoy the video and if you or a loved one has been arrested for DWI contact our office today at 314-409-2659 or click here to fill out an information form and we will contact you to schedule a free consultation.   [embed]https://youtu.be/8ZwABQSrFIg[/embed]   Am I Obligated to Perform a Field Sobriety Test? No, you are never required to perform field sobriety tests for a police officer. This is something many people do not know. I can even confess that...

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