Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.Let me respond to what I can, since there are some facts here that would be simply educated guesses on my part. In terms of the marital privilege, ANY spouse can waive it--so if your daughter would ever wish to testify, she could do so--he could not block her from testifying. As for not charging him, I agree that it is irregular at best but it is highly unlikely your daughter had anything to do with whether or not the State would pursue as that is solely their decision. They could have obtained pressure from outsiders to drop it, or chose not to pursue over lack of resources. But in any case your daughter cannot go to the state and demand prosecution since she lacks standing to do that--she was not a victim and not a party to the event. And as he wasn't convicted, he is innocent until proven guilty and the company is within their right to allow him to drive. Whether that is wise or not is their company's decision.Good luck.
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