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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DUI Program Lengths

After a person has been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), they will often be required to complete a DUI program in order for the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to reinstate their ...
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How Mouthwash Can Throw Off a Breath Test

After a person has been pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, a police officer may ask for the driver to take a breath test. A person can refuse a breath test to avoid completely ...
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Women May Be More Affected By Alcohol Than Men

Recent studies have declared binge drinking as one of the most underrated health concerns for women in the United States. A woman that is binge drinking is consuming four or more alcoholic beverages ...
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Will Ignition Interlock Devices End Drunk Driving?

Recent legislation has been sweeping the nation over the use of ignition interlock devices (IIDs). Officials have been pushing for a new rule that would require anyone convicted of a first-offense DUI ...
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Breathalyzer Apps May Not Be Effective

One of the biggest concerns that a person faces when they are out drinking is determining if it is safe for them to get behind the wheel of a car. Blood alcohol levels can vary depending on what a ...
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How Can a DUI Affect My Job?

One of the less well-publicized consequences of a DUI arrest is the potential implications it can have on your career. A first time DUI conviction in California, without aggravating circumstances, can ...
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NY Woman Kicks Trooper in Face with High-Heeled Shoes, Charged for DWI

A New York woman has been charged for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), assault on a police officer, and several other offenses after an altercation broke out during her arrest. In what's made ...
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Several Fatal Accidents Claim Lives in Orange County Over Halloween Weekend

Halloween weekend proved to be a dangerous and tragic night for several families in Orange County. According to OC law enforcement officials, a number fatal accidents occurred over the weekend: One of ...
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Orange County Law Enforcement to Crack Down on DUIs During Halloween Weekend

Halloween is a popular holiday among children and adults, with many of the adult festivities involving alcohol. Because of this, Halloween sees a significant increase in alcohol-related accidents, ...
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Utah School Bus Driver Arrested for Medication DUI

A school bus driver in Utah was recently arrested for driving under the influence at around 8 a.m. on a Monday morning after multiple reports were called into local law enforcement about the woman ...
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Woman Convicted of DUI Manslaughter Faces Second DUI

A Virginia woman that served over two years in prison for a drunk driving accident that left a construction worker dead has again been arrested for DUI. In the 2008 crash, she was found guilty of ...
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La Habra Police Department Plans More Patrols with DUI Grant

Officials from the La Habra Police Department have announced that they will be increasing their efforts to arrest motorists who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Police will be utilizing ...
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Dump Truck Accident Kills One, Injures Five

A July accident has left a driver facing multiple homicide charges after his dump truck collided with another car. The driver of the dump truck rear-ended a Ford Mustang going 55 miles per hour after ...
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