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front seat passenger dui ovi charge

Can a Front Seat Passenger be Charged with OVI (DUI)?

One recent Ohio OVI case –State v. Robertson, 2014-Ohio-5389 –  is interesting because the front seat passenger – and not the driver – was charged with OVI.  The prosecution’s argument was that because the intoxicated passenger flicked the driver’s cigarette out of her hand and onto her lap – causing