DUI Charges

Recent Posts in DUI Charges

  • 27-Mar-2019

    Assembly Bill 1713 Seeks to Lower California's BAC Limit

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that intoxicated drivers are responsible for roughly one-third of all traffic fatalities in the United States. In 2014, the CDC published a sobering report regarding the rising number of ...
  • 23-Oct-2018

    Knowing Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint

    When you drive up to a DUI checkpoint, you are required to stop your vehicle, but are you fully aware of what your rights are when interacting with law enforcement? Despite the fact that DUI checkpoints are an exception to the rule that officers are ...
  • 8-Jun-2018

    Are Field Sobriety Tests Mandatory in California?

    Law enforcement officers have used field sobriety tests to identify drunk drivers for decades now, yet it seems that they’re designed for failure. According to a study by the Southern California Research Institute, 32% of individuals in a ...
  • 15-May-2018

    How Long Does a DUI Affect Your Car Insurance Rates in California?

    In California, it is illegal to driver with a blood alcohol percentage (BAC) of.08% or above, while minors can be arrested for a BAC of.01%. If you’re arrested and convicted, you face a bevy of consequences, which can include jail time, court ...
  • 28-Feb-2018

    What is Implied Consent?

    According to California’s “implied consent” law, all state licensed drivers who are lawfully arrested for a DUI are required to submit to chemical testing to determine BAC or the number of drugs in the individual’s system. In ...
  • 26-Dec-2014

    5 Tips on Avoiding a New Year's DUI

    Champagne toasts, fireworks, and midnight cheers are all signs of a New Year's Eve well spent, but what happens when it's all wrapped up and you're heading home? Chances are, there will be no shortage of alcohol at the upcoming parties ...