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Tips to Stay Safe on the Road This Holiday Season

The holiday season is the time of year to spread cheer and enjoy yourself, but it’s important to not get reckless! One drink too many could mean you have a bad holiday season this year. If you want to be safe on the road this holiday season, we’ve compiled a few tips to help. 1….Read More

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The ‘Rising Blood Alcohol’ Defense in a DUI Case

If you were drinking before you got pulled over, the case may seem pretty cut and dried in your eyes, but to an experienced legal defense team, your arrest is just the beginning. You see, DUI defense attorneys understand the law, and they know how to make it work for their clients. A BAC of…Read More

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If you have been arrested for a drug DUI in Los Angeles, call a DUI lawyer right away.

Drivers: What You Need to Know about Drug Recognition Experts

A DUI involving drugs is handled much differently than one centering around alcohol. For years, technology companies have been busily honing ways to identify how much alcohol drivers consumed before they got behind the wheel. Breathalyzers are now a go-to industry staple for law enforcement officers who suspect a driver’s been drinking. Laws have been…Read More

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What are Wobbler DUIs in California?

In law, most things are defined by precedents or specific regulations that either prohibit or allow certain behavior. Of course, there are outliers. California, for example, is known for its “wobbler laws”, which can easily turn black-and-white issues into areas where there’s plenty of gray involved. In fact, the state has over 100 “wobbler” laws…Read More

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Surprising Ways A DUI Can Impact Your Life

Every year, one percent of drivers in America get arrested for driving under the influence. However, many drivers do not realize that a DUI addition to your background if convicted can have penalties far beyond the payment of fines and hike in insurance premiums. Medical and legal professionals arrested or convicted of a DUI in…Read More

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Why You Should Always Request a DMV Hearing Following a DUI Arrest

Many people ask whether they should challenge the proposed license suspension or revocation that follows a DUI arrest. The answer is simple: absolutely! You might have heard from a friend that there’s only a small chance you’ll win. Depending on the specific factors in your unique case, that might be true, but you won’t know…Read More

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Companies Trying to Cash In On Marijuana DUI Technology

 As of 2018, nine states have legalized recreational marijuana, as well as the District of Columbia. In total, 31 states have some form of legal cannabis—whether it’s recreational or medical—in addition to D.C. With access to cannabis on the rise, it’s not surprising to see businesses of all sorts starting to cash in on the…Read More

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Ten Truths About Alcohol & The Human Body

Alcohol and humans have a long history together. After all, there’s an entire Prohibition Era dedicated to man’s attempts to keep other people from imbibing on this mind-altering substance. Long before the days of motor vehicles—before DUIs were a possibility for drivers who drink too much—people had other alcohol-related problems to deal with. Fights, fury,…Read More

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Auto Manufacturers and DUIs – Can Something Be Done at Factory Level To Curb DUI Incidents?

There’s nothing quite like a statistic to get people to sit up and pay attention, and the CDC used exactly that sentiment to let Americans know that 29 people lose their lives every day in an accident that involves an alcohol-impaired driver. They take this statistic and break it down further to one death every…Read More

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Best and Worst States for Drunk Driving

DUIs are serious situations that can come with very substantial penalty. When the weather’s warm, DUIs often skyrocket, as people attend barbeques, graduation parties, and friendly get-togethers. According to Backgroundchecks.org, “Over 10,000 people were killed and more [than] 200,000 were [injured] in 2015 alone as a direct result of someone driving under the influence.” According to Backgroundchecks.org, the ranking…Read More

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