* mandating a one year license revocation and fine of not less than $500 or more than $1,500 and/or imprisonment of up to one year for persons convicted of DWAI twice or DWI once in the prior 10 year period.
* mandate BAC testing for any driver involved in a fatal accident upon "reasonable cause" to believe the driver has committed a DWI or DWAI violation.
Point reduction does not prevent or cancel a mandatory revocation or suspension for violations such as DWI, DWAI
, or three speeding violations within eighteen months.
Drivers convicted of DWI or DWAI
three or more times in 15 years face a Class D felony charge, up to seven years in prison, and a fine up to $10,000.
Under current law, there is no linkage between prior DWI and DWAI offenses and BWI offenses.
Legislation Links Prior DWIs and DWAIs to BWIs and BWAIs to Provide Harsher Penalties for Repeat Offenders.
Additionally, county crackdowns resulted in more than 100 DWI and DWAI
arrests, five DWAI
drug-only arrests, 82 other arrests, and nearly 1,100 tickets being issued.
In a recorded interview, Mohammed Al Dwais, a leading merchant in construction materials, had said: "I was born in this house when it was an Areesh (hut made of palm fronds and leaves) and I'm not ashamed of this...We used to have a store for wood in the old house," it adds.
For those like Al Dwais, who were born and raised in Shindagha, the reconstructed neighbourhood brings back a lot of memories and nostalgia.
The session which was introduced by Emirati actor Meri Al Halyan also discussed a number of Emirati mythological characters such as Umm Al Dwais
, and Homar Al Gayleh.'