“Brielle’s Bill” Backed by Some North Dakota Lawmakers

Increasing penalties for those convicted of DUI/DWI is on the legal agenda for several states across the country. In North Dakota, where DUI laws are less restrictive than other states in the U.S., the death of a toddler in a head-on collision attributed to a drunk driver has prompted a stronger stance against drinking and driving. WDAY News reports that “Brielle’s Bill” would not only impose higher fines on those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, but would also increase jail time. Read more here:  West Fargo infant’s death sparks bill to change drunk driving charges

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