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Non-Moving Violations May Result in DUI Arrest

It is generally impossible to know your BAC without taking a BAC test. Some people who consume alcohol, however, may make the decision to play it safe and not drive, thinking or knowing that they are ...
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Federal Safety Officials Name Impaired Driving as Top Concern

Earlier this month, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its annual Most Wanted List, which features the top 10 transportation safety concerns according to the federal agency. This ...
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Difference Between Criminal & Administrative DUI Proceedings

Drivers in California can be arrested for driving under the influence based on the judgment of the police officer that pulled over the vehicle or if they have a BAC over the legal limit of.08. A ...
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What Happens In The Event Of a Hung Jury?

While many DUI cases are tried in front of a judge, there are some cases that are tried in front of a jury. In many jury trials, every member standing on the jury must come to a unanimous decision on ...
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How to Prevent a DUI Arrest

The weekend is a great time and blow off steam from the stress of the workweek. You may choose to hang out with friends or coworkers at a local bar, restaurant, or club. However, while relaxing at the ...
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Will Ignition Interlock Devices Be Installed For All DUI Offenders?

An ignition interlock device (IID) is installed on a vehicle when an individual has been convicted of DUI. It works to prevent a driver from using their vehicle after consuming alcohol. Like a ...
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Tips to Respond to DUI Blowback

There have been many cases where a driver with an otherwise good driving record hired an experienced DUI defense attorney and got their charges dropped. There are numerous defenses that can be ...
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How California Winters Affect DUI Arrests

In many other places across the United States, winter DUIs are considered especially dangerous considering the snow and ice on the road. These dangerous conditions combined with the dangers of alcohol ...
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True Cost of a DUI Conviction

There are a number of repercussions associated with driving under the influence. While time behind bars and the loss of your driver's license can be a strong deterrent, the financial costs ...
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Can a Portable Breath Test Be Used Against Me in Court?

There are two breath tests that law enforcement will ask you to take to determine your blood alcohol content. The first test is known as a preliminary alcohol screening (PAS) test and this occurs ...
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DUI Reward Incentives Can Lead to Unnecessary Arrests

There are many tactics that police use in order to catch and punish those who drive under the influence. One of the more controversial tactics some agencies will implement is the use of reward ...
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Can An Anti-DUI App Prevent DUI Incidents?

Smartphone apps have cornered the market when it comes making day-to-day life a little bit easier. With so many different uses, from social media to photo editing to budgeting, it is no wonder that ...
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How Ignorance of the Law Plays into DUI Cases

One of the common sayings of the American legal system is Ignorantia juris non excusat, which means that ignorance of the law is no excuse. This means that anyone arrested or brought up on criminal ...
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DUI Blood Tests: Pros & Cons

A driver who has been stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence may have to submit to a blood or breath test upon their arrest. These BAC tests are intended to show whether or not the driver ...
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Can Personal Breathalyzers Prevent DUI?

In many instances, individuals accused of driving under the influence are unaware of what their blood alcohol content is. Some people may not feel intoxicated at all when getting behind the wheel, ...
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How the Watson Advisement Can Result in a Murder Charge

When a person is under the influence of alcohol and causes a fatal accident, it can lead to severe consequences and repercussions. While the individual may not have had any intent to cause the death ...
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Can You Be Arrested for Flying Under the Influence?

For many people, the phrase "driving under the influence" elicits images of someone behind the wheel of a car. But did you know that you can be charged with DUI even if you are not driving a ...
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3 Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Used in DUI Stops

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed standardized field sobriety tests to be used by law enforcement when determining driver impairment. These tests were developed, ...
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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid After a DUI Arrest

Every case that is brought before the court is unique. While the laws allegedly violated may be concrete, there are many different factors that must be considered in any case before a judgment can be ...
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Options After Your License Has Been Suspended

If you are arrested for driving under the influence in California, you will find yourself facing two separate proceedings. While the criminal court system will look at the evidence to determine if you ...
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Can You Still Be Arrested with BAC Below .08?

Nearly everyone is aware that the legal limit for driving after consuming alcohol is.08. If the driver is under the age of 21, however, the limit is.00 in California. BAC is a person's blood ...
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Bay Area Lawmaker Pushes for Wider Use of Ignition Interlock Devices

Lawmakers are well aware that drunk and drugged driving causes thousands of preventable injuries and deaths each year, and they often do whatever they can to lower those numbers. In the past 20 years, ...
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Orange County Authorities on the Lookout for Holiday DUIs

Christmas is here and law enforcement agencies across Southern California are continuing their efforts to crack down on holiday DUIs. During the holiday season, and especially Christmas and New ...
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Do I Really Need a DUI Attorney?

When you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you have a limited amount of time to get moving on your case to prevent your driving privileges from being restricted. While your criminal ...
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Reconsider Your Driving Habits After DUI

Being arrested for driving under the influence is one quick way for a driver to reconsider their driving habits. Not only will they be facing immediate penalties, such as jail time, fines, and a ...
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