Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Informs on Holiday DUI Enforcements
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Informs on Holiday DUI Enforcements

The Santa Barbara County ‘Avoid the 12′ announced to the media as reported by Edhat.com, the enforcement operations for the upcoming Winter Holiday DUI Campaign. The checkpoints scheduled thus far are: Fri, Dec 16th ·         DUI/DL Checkpoint 5:00pm to 3am, City of Santa Maria. ·         DUI/DL Checkpoint 6:30pm to 3:30am, City of Goleta. ·         DUI/DL…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on DUI Bill Passing in California Assembly
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on DUI Bill Passing in California Assembly

The Petaluma Patch reports the  bill sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Allen, D-Santa Rosa, AB 1389 to deal with a criticism of DUI checkpoints, which immigrant groups say often result in more citations of undocumented Latino drivers, who are prevented by law from obtaining licenses, than drunk drivers passed in the California Assembly Friday morning. AB…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on California Law and DUI Checkpoints
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on California Law and DUI Checkpoints

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports legislation aimed at curbing police abuse of sobriety checkpoints was set for a vote on May 17, 2011 in the state Assembly’s Appropriations Committee. The bill sets specific procedures for police to follow when they conduct drunken driver checkpoints. As a response to allegations law enforcement agencies use checkpoints…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks Getting a DUI and Marijuana Limits
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks Getting a DUI and Marijuana Limits

In California there is no per se or presumptive level of marijuana under the DUI laws. California Vehicle Code §23152 (a) states; it is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle. The…

Santa Barbara DUI Cops Honored for Alcoholic Beverage Controls Program
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Santa Barbara DUI Cops Honored for Alcoholic Beverage Controls Program

A group of 41 Santa Barbara County law enforcement officers who collectively made 1,656 drunken-driving arrests last year were honored Tuesday in Buellton. The officers were recognized as part of an advanced training seminar sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the county’s multiple agency DUI crackdown known as “Avoid the 12.” Resources  outlined to…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks DUI Checkpoint Apps on Apple and Google
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks DUI Checkpoint Apps on Apple and Google

Apple and Google have agreed to review applications alerting drivers to DUI checkpoints to consider whether they facilitate illegal activity. The concession follows a grilling from Senator Charles E Schumer of New York, who believes such apps are an active aid to drunk drivers. “Apple and Google shouldn’t be in the business of selling apps…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks DUI Checkpoint for Friday the 13th
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks DUI Checkpoint for Friday the 13th

The Santa Maria Times reported on May 12, 2011 the Santa Maria Police Department will be on the lookout for impaired and unlicensed drivers at a checkpoint between Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 1 a.m. It is not known where in the city the checkpoint, Officers will screen motorists passing through the checkpoint…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Explains Your Rights for a Field Sobriety Test
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Explains Your Rights for a Field Sobriety Test

Preparation course from a Santa Barbara dui attorney Getting caught driving drunk is never a good experience.  Fortunately, knowing what to expect can help you to assure that you were apprehended and charged correctly and that the officer did not do anything that was out of line compared to what  is typically required to prove intoxication at the time…

Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Talks Underage Drinking and Driving
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Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Talks Underage Drinking and Driving

Drinking and Driving under 21 What chance do I have to win?  I’m underage, was drinking,  then was driving and now I’ve been arrested.  This is a common question which so many underage drivers have.   However, you have the legal right to a proper defense and you have every chance of winning your case. However,…