3 dui's in mi

  1. 0 The new law in michigan for 3 dui's, over the entire life of u r drivers license, is MANDATORY 5 yrs loss of license. My girlfriend is going through this and had to take an apt. near the hospital so she could walk to work. Lives too far for her SO to drive her everyday. Stays all week near the hospital and goes home on the weekends.
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    lifeistweet has '20' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'icu,ccu,sicu,crna'. From 'michigan'; Joined Mar '09; Posts: 99; Likes: 39.

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  4. Visit  MP5PDW profile page
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    Three DUIs and she still has a nursing license? WOW
  5. Visit  vamedic4 profile page
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    I'm with you MP5PDW...it's a wonder your friend still has a license Peace8. One DUI is irresponsible enough...having 3 confirms that something is most definitely wrong. Good for the courts for taking away her DL. Perhaps she's learned her lesson. One can only hope.
    Seagate, canoehead, Magsulfate, and 7 others like this.
  6. Visit  nurse15dc profile page
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    Quote from MP5PDW
    Three DUIs and she still has a nursing license? WOW
    Exactly what I was wondering when I read OP's post.

    But it sounds typical of unfair things I've seen in BON discipline. I've known a few newbie RN's who made mistakes where no one was hurt. But since hospitals often have to report errors to the BON, the RN's had to pay $$ for attorneys only to end up with permanent black marks on their licenses. But when an RN makes a mistake and then cries "I'm an addict". The BON gives THEM every consideration and then wipes away the record of the mistake. Even when addicts relapse again and again.

    IMO this is a messed up unfair practice VERY common with boards of nsg!
    Seagate, suanna, Not_A_Hat_Person, and 5 others like this.
  7. Visit  whipping girl in 07 profile page
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    Quote from MP5PDW
    Three DUIs and she still has a nursing license? WOW
    Funny, I said the same thing!!!

    Yeah, I can't say I feel sorry for the OP's girlfriend. I'm assuming she never hurt anyone, that's fortunate.

    3 times, there's definitely a problem. I hope she's gotten help.

    Sometimes drastic punishment is the only way someone will learn. She should be happy she's only lost her freedom to drive. I'm inclined to say she should lose her freedom completely, at least for a while...i.e. jail time.

    WOW indeed.
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  8. Visit  Multicollinearity profile page
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    In my state she wouldn't have her driver's license or her nursing license.
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  9. Visit  Prettyladie profile page
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    is she sober now? thats horrible that she has T H R E E , one okay, cry about it and never do it again, but T H R E E she should choose another profession. No I'm not chastizing her but she needs to learn her lesson.
    Not_A_Hat_Person and tvccrn like this.
  10. Visit  Atheos profile page
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    3 duis then a 5 year ban???

    How about 1 DUI = 5 year ban.
    SunRose7, canoehead, April, RN, and 15 others like this.
  11. Visit  ladymedik profile page
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    Quote from peace8
    the new law in michigan for 3 dui's, over the entire life of u r drivers license, is mandatory 5 yrs loss of license. my girlfriend is going through this and had to take an apt. near the hospital so she could walk to work. lives too far for her so to drive her everyday. stays all week near the hospital and goes home on the weekends.
    are you telling us this so we can feel sorry for this girl????? hate to be blunt but i have no sympathy. she doesn't need to be taking care of patients cuz she obviously has trouble taking care of herself. maybe she needs to focus on getting dried out before she worries how she will get to work.
  12. Visit  bagladyrn profile page
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    The alcohol can be an addiction. The choice to get behind the wheel of a vehicle is not.
    Last edit by rn/writer on Mar 15, '09 : Reason: Removed deleted quote.
  13. Visit  dream-a-little-dream profile page
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    Why are so many nurses heavy partiers/drinkers? I dated a nurse this year and broke up with him as he was an alcoholic, as well as many of his coworkers. My friend refers to her sister as "my crazy drunk nurse sister". I am not unsympathetic, but I do not understand how so many can even make it through the program, it's hard enough sober. If you come to work hungover, you could KILL someone. Scary!
    Not_A_Hat_Person and tvccrn like this.
  14. Visit  81FSUseminole profile page
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    the sheer arrogance and hypocrisy to the responses in this message are astounding. how many of you can honestly say that, at NO TIME in your life, you havent had more than 2 drinks and driven, even once? Driving intoxicated is not acceptable, nor should it be, but people make mistakes. i can only hope this girl gets help and can move on.

    in response to the post of "how bout 1DUI=5 yr loss of license". are you serious? hopefully you never find yourself on the wrong side of the law. we'll see if you like an extreme punishment for a first offense. until you walk in someone else's skin, dont judge.
    Smitty08, kat3, and StNeotser like this.
  15. Visit  Multicollinearity profile page
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    Quote from 81FSUseminole
    the sheer arrogance and hypocrisy to the responses in this message are astounding. how many of you can honestly say that, at NO TIME in your life, you havent had more than 2 drinks and driven, even once?
    I never have. Not once. I wouldn't risk anyone's life like that, not my own and not anyone else.
    Evil Cactus RN, tracyd77, NRSKarenRN, and 18 others like this.


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