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Blog Posts in August, 2014

  • Increased Risk of DUI Arrests over Labor Day Weekend

    Across Los Angeles County, motorists have plans to go out over the Labor Day weekend. However, know that you are at a higher risk of being arrested for DUI over this popular holiday. The Avoid the 100 campaign, which includes the participation of a number of regional law enforcement agencies across California, is being implemented in full force ahead of the Labor Day weekend. The campaign includes ...
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  • Senator Who Voted For Regulations against Taxi App Uber Arrested for DUI

    Ride and taxi sharing apps like Uber play a prominent role in helping reduce the risk of DUI. The apps have caught on, and have become very popular for people who want to get a ride back home after consuming alcoholic beverages. However, the apps have come under the scrutiny of lawmakers who want stricter regulations on the use of such apps. Recently a California Senator, who voted for more ...
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  • California Laws for Marijuana DUI

    Many motorists in California seem to believe that they can only be arrested for DUI if they are found to be driving with a blood-alcohol level of at or above .08% on a breath or chemical test. You can be arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana too. That fact seems to have escaped the notice of Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount. The two men were arrested ...
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  • Research Indicates Strong Link between Alcohol Advertising and Underage DUI

    In California, a person below the age of 21 who is arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol can face severe DUI penalties . In fact, DUI offenses are very often treated as minor driving offenses, by teens and young adults who do not realize how serious these charges are, and the long-term consequences of these penalties. New research seems to indicate that when teenagers are exposed to ...
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  • Court Rules Man Wrongly Convicted of DUI

    A South Dakota court recently decided that a man, whose car went into motion when he accidentally pressed on the gear shift, could not be convicted of DUI . The decision was delivered by the South Dakota Supreme Court in State Vs Nikolite . In this case, the man who was under the influence of alcohol, was not actually driving the truck. His girlfriend, who was not intoxicated, was the designated ...
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