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DUI Lawyer Jon Artz, based in Los Angeles, has tips for truck drivers to stay safe on the road.

To Keep On Trucking, Don’t Drink Under the Influence

Driving trucks is a dangerous job. According to the Bureau of Labor, truck drivers suffered 918 fatal injuries in 2016, more than workers in any other jobs. Conditions in large rigs are improving, with safety boards urging companies to include airbags and collision avoidance technologies on their trucks. Of course, some dangers are unavoidable but…Read More

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Smoking Weed and Getting Behind the Wheel: A Different Kind of DUI

Did you know you can get a DUI after participating in activities other than drinking? In fact, DUI stands for driving under the influence, and the “influence” can be anything that affects your ability to safely operate a moving vehicle. Of course, this definition includes alcohol, but it also refers to other mind-altering substances, such…Read More

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DUIs Among Aging Adults: How Getting Older Affects Your Driving

When most people think of risks and accidents that occur on the interstate each year, they automatically think of teenagers. Of course, this is for good reason because new drivers tend to have a bit of arrogance and obviously don’t possess the amount of experience necessary to avoid the pitfalls roadways present. What most people…Read More

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Distracted Driving Vs. Drunk Driving

Distracted Driving Vs. Drunk Driving Dangers

It’s no secret that even light drinking can lead to an impaired driver. The short-term effects of drinking can lead to difficulties concentrating and reacting behind the wheel. Drinking and driving causes thousands of accidents each year, affecting the lives and livelihoods of countless Americans. Not as many people are aware of the dangers of…Read More

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Road Safety Tips by DUI lawyer Jon Artz

How to Not Get Pulled Over for a DUI

A DUI can be devastating in many aspects. For starters, they’re incredibly expensive, and if you lose your job because you’re stuck behind bars, it’s hard to come up with the money to pay. The whole experience of handling your DUI charges can last for weeks, months, or years. To avoid all this, there are…Read More

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Things NOT to Do During Your DUI Arrest

Getting pulled over for suspicion of a DUI is no walk in the park, particularly if this is something you’ve never experienced before. No matter how much—or how little—you’ve drank, you’re immediately under the spotlight if an officer has chosen to put on his red and blue lights and pull you over. Your fear and…Read More

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When Does a Person Face Enhanced Penalties for DUI in California?

Every DUI case is different. Depending on the severity of the situation, which caused you to get pulled over, you may be facing harsher penalties than someone who committed a similar offense. You may be facing jail time, stiff penalties, and significant fines if you’re convicted of a DUI, no matter what the circumstances are,…Read More

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Common DUI Myths - Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Jon Artz

Drinking and Driving Myths

DUI laws are getting tougher, and law enforcement is getting stricter. So why are so many people still drinking and driving and getting arrested for DUI? Blaming it on alcohol addiction is understandable. After all, alcoholism is a real condition that needs treatment. There are drunk drivers, however, who have no qualms about drinking and…Read More

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Do Police Officers Have DUI Quotas?

For a long time, people have thought (or assumed) police officers have quotas for the number of speeding tickets and DUI arrests they must make. Recently, some stories have surfaced, which pointedly blame quotas for police officers’ behaviors as they relate to tickets and arrests. In reality, it’s important to remember that you can’t believe…Read More

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Is It Possible to Get a First-time DUI Case Dismissed?

The short answer is yes, it is possible to get a first-time DUI case dismissed, but it will never happen unless you hire an experienced DUI attorney to fight for you. Although some people may think they can simply waltz into the courtroom and defend their own cases, if you’ve been arrested for a DUI,…Read More

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