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 Lawyer Explains What Happens After a Faulty Breathalyzer Test
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains What Happens After a Faulty Breathalyzer Test

A faulty breathalyzer used by San Jose police to arrest 865 DUI suspects could lead to drivers walking free — even if they were drunk behind the wheel, authorities revealed Tuesday. In a report by the Mercury News the Alco-Sensor V breathalyzer used by officers may have shown incorrect readings because of a manufacturer’s error…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Answers FAQ on Selecting a DUI Attorney
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Answers FAQ on Selecting a DUI Attorney

How To Select The Best Santa Barbara Dui Attorney Hiring a Santa Barbara dui attorney is critical to your success if you are charged with drunk driving.  There are about 2,700 drunk driving arrests in Santa Barbara County, home to more than 300,000 residents. There are thousands of dui attorneys who can handle DUI cases…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Penalties for DUI After Drinking and Driving Charges
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Penalties for DUI After Drinking and Driving Charges

DUI penalties are more serious than you think. Getting a DUI is serious business. First-time offenders need to know what to expect before they go to court so that they can be prepared for what they are getting into. The most basic penalties for a DUI include fines, license suspension,  probation, and jail time. Of…

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 Lawyer Explains Consequences of DUI With Personal Injury
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Consequences of DUI With Personal Injury

Consequences of DUI With Injuries If you have been arrested for DUI, driving under the influence, and injured someone in the process, you are facing felony charges and much more serious penalties.  Whether the injured person was a pedestrian, in another vehicle or in your own car, injuring someone raises the bar on the consequences…