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Were you convicted of driving under the influence, or DUI, in California? Well, the state requires you to attend driving school. The driving school, commonly called an alcohol rehabilitation course, is for anyone convicted of being under the influence ofContinue reading…

California Vehicle Code 23152 outlines the tough penalties associated with driving under the influence convictions. The criminal penalties include probation, jail time and fines. However, there are hidden non-criminal penalties you may not realize until after you face the possibility ofContinue reading…

The current blood alcohol concentration limit in California and in most states is 0.08 percent for a driver 21 years or older. Now the National Traffic Safety Board, or NTSB, wants states—including California—to lower the legal limit. In fact, theContinue reading…

A driving under the influence, or DUI, conviction in California comes with a lot of tough penalties. Depending on the severity of your case, you could lose your freedom by going to jail. You lose your driving privileges. Since drivingContinue reading…

You have probably heard about the standard field sobriety tests used to determine if a driver is under the influence of alcohol. Have you heard about the non-standard field sobriety tests? These non-standard tests are also used to determine whetherContinue reading…

Feds are Trying to Figure Out When to Arrest You How should marijuana driving under the influence laws be enforced in the U.S.? Well, U.S. government agencies and lawmakers are trying to figure that out—and are looking to Washington andContinue reading…

While driving in Los Angles, a police officer stopped you. You were later arrested for driving while under the influence, or DUI. A simple trip to the store, work or to pick up your children resulted in a DUI charge.Continue reading…

Field Sobriety Tests. These tests, commonly referred to a FSTs, are one method police officers use to identify drunk drivers during a traffic stop. While conducting a driving under the influence, or DUI, investigation, a police officer requests that youContinue reading…

Have you heard about buzzed driving? If you’ve watched any of the public service announcements in the Los Angeles County area, you’ve definitely seen the PSAs making a connection between buzzed driving and drinking and driving. So what is buzzedContinue reading…

Is there a difference between drugged driving and drunk driving? Before answering the question, let’s look at California driving under the influence, or DUI, laws. The state prohibits anyone from operating a motor vehicle while under the influence or alcohol,Continue reading…