Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers FAQ on CA Breath Tests and Breathalyzer Testing
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers FAQ on CA Breath Tests and Breathalyzer Testing

As a Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer I am often asked, “why did the officer make me take the breath test over and over?”. In the course of a DUI Santa Barbara cops may administer two different breath tests: yes, two different tests. The two different tests are theoretically performing the same tasks, however they have…

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…

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 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…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Questions Faulty DUI Test Results
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Questions Faulty DUI Test Results

For years, drivers in Florida have been arrested and convicted of DUI charges based on flawed alcohol breath test machines that reported impossible results as reported by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. An investigation found that about 40 percent of 231 machines were incorrectly measuring the flow of breath. Officials began quietly fixing the machines and putting…