LYFT, UBER, AND CRIME

Everyone has seen the increasing amount of Lyft and Uber drivers around town. However, not all the effects of these services are as visible as the cars themselves. Luckily, Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson and Tech Geezer Jim Walsh have Dustin Gawrylow to fill them in. Dustin has driven for both Lyft and Uber. He shares what he has learned after giving over 5000 rides. Hop in to this episode of The Tech Ranch for an information free ride. 

CRIME RATES

If you pay attention to the news, it may seem like crime is rampant. In actuality, crime rates are down significantly. “The Guru of Geek” thinks mobile phones deserve the credit. Phones allow people to not only report crimes faster and easier, but also record the crimes. 

When you are pulled over by the police for suspicion of driving under the influence, you may be given a field sobriety test, including a horizontal gaze nystagmus test, or HTN. The Horizontal gaze nystagmus test involves checking for the jerking or twitching of the eye muscles, when the eye moves to the side. In a person under the influence of alcohol, the twitching may be pronounced and show up earlier.

That is what officers are looking for when they administer this test. However, the problem with this kind of testing is that alcohol impairment is not the only reason why your eye muscles may begin twitching. You can this page for the Denver DUI Attorney.

DUI attorneys in the state of Colorado recommend you speak as little as possible when you are pulled over for driving under the influence of alcohol. You can refuse to take the test, but it can be held against you, and you can be slapped with additional charges for refusing to take a test. Don’t make excuses, but if you fail the test, don’t admit to officers that you only had a couple of alcoholic beverages.

These are the sort of mistakes that could have you playing right into officer’s hands. Remember, officers aren’t interested in helping you get away without an arrest. They are aiming for a conviction. It’s important to speak as little as possible, and leave the job of defending you to an attorney who is experienced in DWI law in the city of Denver.

If you have suffered injury, there is the need to find a personal injury lawyer. These days, there are hundreds of personal injury compensation lawyers out there. However, not every one of them are experienced, trustworthy and reliable. While selecting a lawyer to fully handle your case in court can be a personal decision, you need to make sure that you make the right choice.

Before choosing to seek an accident compensation claim, you have to find out about the lawyer’s consultation fees. Although some lawyers do offer free consultation fees, others don’t. In addition, you need to ask about the cost of their services. Usually, injury compensation solicitors make their earnings from a percentage of the compensation awarded towards the claimant. If you are stuck in any personal injury case then visit Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm | 60601 | Phillips Law Offices | Illinois for the best solution.

After settling the amount that you need to pay for your injury compensation lawyer, you need to move ahead and be acquainted with the lawyer. Your first task should be to check out the lawyer’s rate of success. Consider getting a lawyer that has enough experience of handling cases that are related to yours. This should help you determine if the lawyer is right for you.

After establishing the experience of the lawyer, you need to know the kind of documents that’ll be needed for your case. Be sure to consult your lawyer when you have a feeling that you don’t have all the documents in position. Never disregard the importance of having all of your documents in position.

An attorney will be able to ascertain whether all of the procedures for your DWI arrest are in compliance with the laws. Once you’ve been charged with a DUI, it’s important to look for a good DUI attorney to help you deal with the court proceedings and fight the charge.

While DUI attorneys can be found easily, it’s important that you shop around for a DUI attorney that meets your needs. Starting Your Search for a DUI Attorney. The first thing you need to do is develop a list of possible candidates for your DUI attorney.

There can be many places where you get DUI attorney names. For example, newspapers, internet ads, and the telephone book can all be good resources for creating a list in your search for a DUI attorney in your area. You can also check with your state’s Bar Association to get a list of names of DUI attorneys who specialize in DUI law. It’s also great to get references for a DUI attorney from people you know.

While it may be embarrassing to discuss your predicament with others, you’re more likely to get a good referral for a DUI attorney from someone who’s had a good experience in the past. Finally, if you’ve ever worked with any kind of attorney for other legal situations, you may want to get some possible names for a DUI attorney from him or her.

Regardless of where you get your names, it’s important to consult with more than one DUI attorney to decide who to hire. Consulting With a DUI Attorney Candidate. Before you hire someone to be your DUI attorney, take time to meet with a few different people to discuss your case.

You should ask about how many DUI cases he or she has handled, the cost of the DUI attorney fees and other fees, and if he or she is board certified in DUI law. It’s important that you feel like you have a good report with the DUI attorney that you choose because you’ll be working together a lot. At the same time it’s also important to hire a DUI attorney that can get the job done right. Beware of DUI attorneys who offer rock bottom prices or make promises about the outcome of your case.

No one can predict how your DUI case will turn out – and it’s irresponsible of a DUI attorney to say anything otherwise. Hiring a DUI Attorney. Once you’ve decided which DUI attorney you’d like to represent you, you’ll probably need to sign a contract. Make sure you read it carefully before you sign. It will outline the DUI attorney fees, but make sure that it includes everything and ask as many questions as you need to.

Working with Bellevue DUI attorneys is something you should do if you are arrested for DUI and want to win your case so you don’t end up with a criminal record. Bellevue DUI attorneys can help you to minimize the penalties imposed if convicted or even help you to successfully defend yourself against the charges. Imagine losing your license and not being able to travel to work each day or being incarcerated and not being able to spend time with your family.

If you have Bellevue DUI attorneys on your team, you can minimize the chances of this happening to you. Don’t think of hiring an attorney as an expense; think of it as an investment in your freedom and your ability to drive and do all of the other things you normally do. If you think of it this way, the expense of hiring a specialized DUI lawyer is minimal compared to the value of all the benefits Bellevue DUI attorneys provide.

DEEP FAKES

The ability to make fake pictures, videos, and audio that look and sound real is getting easier everyday. These fabrications are known as deep fakes. Deep fakes are becoming harder to spot due to advancements in artificial intelligence. They may even have implications on things as large as the presidential election!

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Episode 368 – Aired June 10, 2019

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