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4 California Cities Make List of Top 10 U.S. Cities with Most DUI-Related Fatalities

According to a recent analysis of alcohol-related traffic accidents in the United States, 4 California cities made the list of the top 10 cities with the highest number of drunk driving fatalities per ...
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Convicted of DUI? Here's What You Need To Know About DUI School.

Anyone convicted of driving under the influence in the state of California must attend mandatory alcohol rehabilitation classes, often referred to as "DUI school." The length of time DUI ...
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National Traffic Safety Board Continues Push for Lower DUI Limit

The past several decades have seen a significant shift in how law enforcement agencies and the general public view driving under the influence (DUI). Today, numerous organizations, lawmakers, and ...
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Critical Differences Between Drugged Driving & Drunk Driving

DUI laws in California prohibit drivers from driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or the combination of both substances. This includes prescription medications, such as Xanax and Valium. By ...
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Can Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol Increase One's Risk of DUI?

An increasingly popular trend, particularly among young adults, is to mix alcohol with energy drinks. The combination of alcohol, caffeine and other stimulants like ginseng or taurine can create a ...
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Poor Driving Causes Entirely Unrelated to DUI

While some may be quick to assume that poor driving (swerving, speeding, rolling through stop signs) are indications of intoxication or a driver who is under the influence of drugs, this is not always ...
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What the DUI Prosecutor Doesn't Want You to Know

If you were arrested for drunk driving, you probably feel hopeless. Remember this: you can challenge DUI charges. You don't have to plead guilty; a skilled defense lawyer can fight for your ...
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More Delays in Beiber's DUI Case

Justin Bieber's lawyers need more time, they say, and Florida prosecutors agree. The matter has been reset for August 5 to accommodate the prosecution and defense as they work out a plea deal. ...
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Orange County Authorities Arrest More Than 200 Motorists for DUI Over Fourth of July Weekend

We've been covering the increased efforts of authorities to enforce driving under the influence ( DUI ) laws over the Fourth of July Holiday, and we've shared just how far they went to step up ...
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DUI: To Plea or Not to Plea? That is the Question.

If you have been arrested for and charged with driving under the influence ( DUI ), one of the most important issues you will face is whether to fight your charges or accept a plea bargain. Though the ...
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Murder Charges for a Fatal DUI Accident

It may seem extreme, but there are certain scenarios where a person who is accused of causing a fatal drunk driving accident may face murder charges. This happened to a Southern California man last ...
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"No Refusal" DUI Blood Draws and Your Fourth Amendment Rights

This year's Fourth of July raised questions about the constitutionality of "no refusal" DUI blood draws. Sobriety checkpoints ramp up during the holidays, especially on July 4 th ...
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Is Bicycling Under the Influence Illegal in California?

You might think that the term "driving under the influence" or "DUI" refers to operating a motor vehicle. This is true, but California law prohibits intoxicated drivers from ...
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Virginia L. Landry to Speak at National College of DUI Defense Program

The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc. is proud to announce that our firm's founding attorney Virginia Landry will be a featured speaker for a joint-program conducted by the National ...
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Man Arrested for DUI After Hitting Power Pole in Fullerton

After hitting a power pole in Fullerton, a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI (driving under the influence) late Sunday. The accident occurred shortly before 10pm Sunday. The driver lost ...
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What Happens if I Turn Away from a DUI Checkpoint?

Over the past weekend, you may have encountered a sobriety checkpoint. In an effort to curb drunk driving over holidays, law enforcement typically conducts checkpoints and implements increased patrols ...
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OC Sheriff's Department Announces Planned DUI Checkpoints & Patrols for Fourth of July Weekend

This week, we've been reminding Orange County residents who plan on celebrating the Fourth of July to be prepared for checkpoints and patrols. We've stressed that this time of year sees some ...
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Ronald L. Moore Earns Designation as ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist

The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc. is pleased to announce that our very own Attorney Ronald L. Moore has recently earned the prestigious ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation as ...
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Avoid an Independence Day DUI

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our freedom and to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It is also a time we get together with friends, family members and loved ones ...
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Be Prepared for 4th of July DUI Checkpoints & Patrols

In just a few days, people all over the country will be celebrating Independence Day, the day that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when we officially ...
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What You Should Know About DUI & Job Applications

Finding a new job is always a challenge, especially if your resume includes a DUI. Depending on the nature of your arrest / conviction, you may be able to withhold information about your DUI on job ...
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DUI Arrests and a Driver's Rights

As a driver, you have rights if you are pulled over and subsequently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, or DUI. It is important to understand and remember these rights, as ...
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This Weekend's DUI Checkpoint Roundup

By law, police have to reveal when and where they will be holding DUI checkpoints. They do not have to give specific locations, but must reveal the general area. The following DUI checkpoints were ...
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Marijuana Breathalyzer in the Works

With the legalization of marijuana making forward progress in the United States, it is no wonder that law enforcement and lawmakers alike are looking to new methods of detecting and preventing drugged ...
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OC Woman Arrested on Suspicion of DUI After Fatal Accident

An Orange County woman was arrested over the weekend in connection to a suspected drunk driving accident that killed a local motorcycle rider. The suspect, 39-year-old Deanna Marie Soto of Huntington ...
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