Legal, Economic, and Social Implications of DUI


You may still have your work by the time you get out of jail but the stigma of having spent a night or two, or even several months in jail is something that everyone will be talking about in the workplace. What's more, as warns, being suspended from driving following DUI charges, which is the case in some jurisdictions, can make it difficult to move to work. In some cases, employers may find the ultimate reason for severing the employment ties. Getting back on one’s feet after a DUI charge and recent unemployment may prove to be challenging. As prospective employers will be looking at your records, having a DUI conviction, especially in jurisdictions that consider it a crime, does not speak very well of your chances of getting another employment.

In some cases, many individuals succumb to depression, leading to further use and abuse of intoxicating substances. If they are on parole, this is not a good sign. If they get caught for DUI again, the record of offenses will only lengthen, severely damaging any remaining social relationships, and further alienating the individual from economically productive opportunities. And the cycle gets repeated.

As advised by the AGHA Anaheim Group, first-time DUI charge should be viewed as the last DUI charge