Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks Underage DUI Penalties and Driver’s License Suspension
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks Underage DUI Penalties and Driver’s License Suspension

Underage DUI Penalties – License Suspension and Fines When it comes to getting a DUI, underage drivers are easily at most risk for the most severe punishments available. While they might not spend years in jail for an offense, there are many more consequences that are far worse for young drivers, including license suspension, fines,…

Santa Barbara DUI Defense Lawyer Encourages Uber to Avoid DUI Charges
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Santa Barbara DUI Defense Lawyer Encourages Uber to Avoid DUI Charges

There are many alternatives aimed at avoiding a Santa Barbara DUI. Uber,  from their homepage says, “YOUR RIDE, ON DEMAND Whether you’re headed down to State Street, up to Isla Vista, or to SBA airport, the Uber app connects you with a reliable ride — from low-cost to premium — in minutes. Payment is automatic…

Holiday DUI Questions Answered by a Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer
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Holiday DUI Questions Answered by a Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer

As the holiday season approaches, it’s nice to think that everything will be happy and full of spirit. Unfortunately, with the amount of holiday parties that are going on this time of year, there is an increased concern for drinking and driving. The Law Office Of Kenneth M. Hallum would like to take this time…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Holiday Checkpoints for Drinking and Driving
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Holiday Checkpoints for Drinking and Driving

‘Tis the season to be jolly – and the time of year you’re most likely to find yourself in jail, if you drink and drive. With increased holiday celebrations and those delicious festive cocktails that accompany them, you can bet that our streets and highways will be literally covered with law enforcement patrols between now…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers DUI Charges Without Driving Question
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers DUI Charges Without Driving Question

You get into the driver’s seat after an evening of delicious food and great wine with friends, after you put the keys in the ignition and start the car you realize that you are impaired and shouldn’t drive home. You leave the car in park and call your buddy to come pick you up and…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers Your Breathalyzer Test Questions
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers Your Breathalyzer Test Questions

You’ve had 3 beers with friends and decide to drive home since you only live a mile from the bar. Just your luck, a cop stops you. You’re asked to blow into the Breathalyzer machine, what now?! Submitting to a Breathalyzer test before you have been arrested is voluntary, so you have every right to…

California Office of Traffic Safety Funds DUI Task Force AVOD the 12 With Grant
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California Office of Traffic Safety Funds DUI Task Force AVOD the 12 With Grant

Santa Barbara County has received another grant to combat the number one killer on Santa Barbara Roadways, drunk driving. The $130,000 grant from The California Office of Traffic Safety will fund the task force ‘AVOD the 12’. The ‘AVOID the 12′ DUI Task Force is named to send the message that if you don’t drink…

Santa Barbara County Receives Drunk Driving Grant for DUI License Checkpoints
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Santa Barbara County Receives Drunk Driving Grant for DUI License Checkpoints

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $63,500 traffic safety grant for an anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on Goleta roadways associated with DUI reckless driving. The grant will allow The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office to launch a campaign that consists of education about drunk driving as well…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Field Sobriety Tests for Drunk Drivers
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Field Sobriety Tests for Drunk Drivers

Are field sobriety tests actually useful in catching drunk drivers? Or have they become a tool to incarcerate clumsy and uncoordinated automobile operators? First we must take a look at the 3 standard tests to determine the answer to these questions. Field sobriety tests have been developed to test divided attention, requiring a person to…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Reports on new BAC Level Skin Device
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Reports on new BAC Level Skin Device

In a report by Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, a pair of companies are working on a device that checks a driver’s blood-alcohol level through the skin. Takata, a Japanese company unit with its U.S. base in Auburn Hills, Mich., and its partner, TruTouch in Albuquerque, have received a $2.25-million grant from the Automotive Coalition for…