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Did Police Break the Law During Your DUI Stop?

There is no reason to undermine the efforts of law enforcement in California as many can agree that the work of a police officer is both crucial and dangerous. Police work to make the streets safer ...
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New App Calls Uber When BAC is Over Legal Limit

Have you gone out drinking with friends and had more to drink than you expected to? Many people would prefer to get in their car and go home rather than risk leaving their car in a place where it ...
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Is a Breath or Blood BAC Test Better?

One of the most common questions people ask a DUI defense attorney is whether taking a breath or a blood test is the better for the outcome of their DUI case. The option will depend on the details of ...
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Washington State University Developing Marijuana Breath Test

Washington State University researchers are in the process of developing a breath test that could allow law enforcement to determine if drivers are under the influence of marijuana. Current testing ...
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Your DUI Blood Test May Not Be Reliable

DUI defense attorneys will generally suggest staying away from blood tests since they can present more difficulties when fighting in a court of law than a breath test. Comparatively, there are a ...
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Know the Small Details that Can Affect a DUI Case

It is often thought that law enforcement officers don't have to follow the law if they are in pursuit of someone who has committed a crime. Even when someone is suspected of driving under the ...
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What You Should Avoid Saying During a DUI Stop

One of the best things any driver can do when pulled over under suspicion of driving under the influence is to answer only identifying information requested by the officer and politely invoke the ...
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3 DUI Lessons From Everyday News

There is a lot we can learn about everyday life from watching the news, but did you know there are some DUI lessons we can get from regular television watching? While there may not be tricks and tips ...
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What Teenagers Should Know About DUI

While driving under the influence carries serious consequences at any age, those under the legal age for alcohol consumption face hefty sentencing for DUI. California is a Zero-Tolerance state, ...
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How Long Will My DUI Case Take to Complete?

If you have been arrested under suspicion of DUI, it is recommended that you begin taking action within 10 days of the arrest to halt your license suspension and begin working with a DUI defense ...
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All About Ignition Interlock Devices

Ignition interlock devices (IID) are machines that will prevent a driver from starting their vehicle if it detects alcohol on their breath. This will require that the driver blow into the device for ...
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Lawnmowers Are Not Exempt From DUI Charges

Some recent news reports have highlighted cases of people getting charged with DUI while using a lawnmower on a public street. You may know that it is possible to receive a DUI charge for driving a ...
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What to Do After Being Stopped for DUI

The best way to avoid being pulled over for DUI is not to drive under the influence at all, but sometimes mistakes happen. Perhaps you were out at dinner with friends and had a little more to drink ...
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Do I Need to Hire a DUI Lawyer?

Anyone who has been arrested for DUI should consult with an experienced DUI attorney instead of trying to represent themselves in court. A lawyer can walk the accused step by step through the court ...
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What You Need to Know About BAC

BAC stands for the term blood alcohol content (or blood alcohol concentration ). It is often used when referring to a driver's impairment level. BAC is the amount of alcohol found in someone's ...
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Does Law Enforcement Need a Breathalyzer for Marijuana?

As marijuana has been decriminalized and even legalized in states across America, one of the problems facing law enforcement is how to regulate driving under the influence of this drug. THC, the main ...
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I Violated My DUI Probation - What's Next?

One of the penalties imposed on many California drivers who have been convicted of DUI is probation. Probation means that an individual will agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth by the ...
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Can Sleeping It Off Lead to a DUI Arrest?

You may know that driving when your blood alcohol level is.08 or greater can lead to an arrest, but did you know that even being in a vehicle while drunk can also lead to an arrest, even if you are ...
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Am I Required to Take a DUI Test if I Haven't Been Drinking?

If you have a valid driver's license in California, then you must submit to what is called the implied consent law. This law means that if law enforcement has legally pulled your car over and has ...
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Days of Our Lives Actor Freddie Smith Charged for Injury-Causing DUI

Soap opera star Freddie Smith has been formally charged for driving under the influence (DUI) and felony vehicular assault. His charges stem from an incident on October 7 th in Ashtabula County, Ohio ...
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Commercial Drivers Face Stiffer DUI Penalties

Most drivers in the state of California are prohibited from driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level greater than.08. Any BAC greater than.08 will signal to law enforcement that a driver is ...
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Cycling Under the Influence Can Lead to a DUI

While it may seem a lot less harmful then getting behind the wheel of a car after drinking, riding a bicycle when under the influence is considered a crime in California. Bicycles are not technically ...
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When Is My DUI a Felony?

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony in the state of California. Usually, the first, second, or third time that a driver is convicted of ...
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DUI Myths: Drinking Coffee Will Sober You Up

One of the most common and well-spouted claims regarding drinking and driving is that a stiff cup of coffee can sober a person up enough to get behind the wheel of a car. While coffee may make a ...
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What Does Informal Probation in a DUI Conviction Mean?

One of the ways that a California driver convicted of driving under the influence can avoid jail time is if they agree to participate in probation. Probation means that they must follow rules and ...
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