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Study Finds Sleeping Pills Raise Crash Risk

Do you take a medication such as Ambien or Restoril to treat sleep difficulties? If your answer is “yes,” you may be placing yourself and other motorists at risk. On June 11, 2015, NBC ...
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Alcohol Tolerance: What it Means

It’s common knowledge that alcohol interrupts many of the body’s functions, such as balance, coordination and depth perception. It’s also know that alcohol affects people’s ...
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Every 15 Minutes Program in Orange County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that teenage drinking and driving has decreased by 54% since 1991, but still 1 in 10 high school students drink and drive – proving ...
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Binge Drinking Defined

There’s a lot of confusion about drinking alcohol. How much is too much? How many drinks does it take to reach the.08% legal limit? It’s hard for people to understand because there’s ...
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About Orange County's DUI Court

A DUI conviction can pose a lot of problems for an individual, especially if a substance abuse problem has gone so far as to affect the person’s home life or work. Depending on the ...
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Can I Get a Restricted License After a DUI?

When a driver is convicted of their first DUI, one of the biggest hurdles they run into is the “suspended driver’s license.” Of course, the best way to avoid a suspension is to fight ...
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Can I Receive a DUI Without Driving?

Suppose your friend or your teenage son was in an accident and called you for help. Before you got the call, you had been relaxing and enjoying a few beers or glasses of wine. So, you drove to the ...
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Is a California DUI a Felony?

If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, you may be curious to know if your DUI case can be charged as a felony. While the majority of cases involving ...
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What Not to Do During a DUI Stop

Driving under the influence convictions can have major consequences; from fines to auto insurance rate hikes to probation for years to license suspension to the denial of professional licenses and a ...
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Myths About Drunk Driving Tests Exposed!

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “Every day, 28 people in the United States die in an alcohol-related vehicle crash – that’s one person every ...
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Chemical Test Refusal in California

In the United States, all 50 states have established that the legal limit is.08% blood alcohol concentration (BAC). This means that if a driver’s BAC registers.08% or higher, he or she commits ...
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High BAC & Wet Reckless Pleas

At the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc., our goal is to educate our clients and the public about California DUIs. In today’s post, we’re going to take a look at whether ...
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Difference Between DUI and DWI

Are you one of those people who are struggling with the terms DUI and DWI? If so, you have plenty of company! Are they the same thing? Is DUI right and DWI wrong? Why do we have different terms? DUI ...
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DUI Blood Tests & DNA

Say you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and you strongly believe that the blood sample came back with too high of a blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Now, you want to see if you ...
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Is DUI a Misdemeanor in California?

Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs has been a problem ever since automobiles became so affordable, virtually every household had one, if not two vehicles parked in the driveway. Before ...
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DUI: What if I Don't Complete Community Service?

Let’s say you were convicted of a misdemeanor DUI (your first offense ), and you did everything the court told you to do, but you didn’t complete the 120 hours of community service. Just ...
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DUI License Suspensions in California

California views having a driver’s license as a privilege, not a “right.” That said, you can keep your driver’s license providing you adhere to specific conditions. For ...
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Dangers of Mixing Prescription Drugs & Alcohol

If you’re taking at least one prescription medication, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the ...
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Underage DUI in California

In California, it’s against the law for underage drivers (under 21-years-of-age) to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of.01%. This is because under ...
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DUI and Child Endangerment

With alcohol flowing freely at family BBQs and birthday parties, sporting events, and holiday gatherings, it happens: Parents enjoy a couple of drinks, collect their family members (kids included), ...
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Dangers of Mixing Oxycodone and Alcohol

When alcohol is consumed in excess, it can cause dangerous side effects, such as blurred vision, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, and poor judgement. Taken by itself, alcohol can seriously ...
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Drinking at College

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “Harmful and underage college drinking are significant health problems, and they exact an enormous toll on the intellectual ...
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Can I Lose My Job Because of a DUI?

A driving under the influence ( DUI ) conviction can affect one’s ability to get a job for years because most job applications ask candidates if they’ve ever been convicted of a crime. ...
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Consequences of an Out-Of-State DUI

When we go on vacation or travel out-of-state on business, we don’t expect to get a speeding ticket or worse, get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), but it happens more often than ...
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DUI Police Reports: What You Need to Know

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you may be wondering about the DUI “police report” that was written about the incident. Which facts ...
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