Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Different Ways DUI Offenders Get Caught
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Different Ways DUI Offenders Get Caught

Santa Barbara Drunk Drivers Out of an urban population of more than 300,000, Santa Barbara drunk driver arrests account for about 10% every single year. Almost 3,000 drivers are arrested for driving under the influence annually in Santa Barbara, which isn’t surprising. The law enforcement in this area are not as laid back and relaxed…

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 Reports on Ignition Interlock Device Pilot Program
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on Ignition Interlock Device Pilot Program

There are four counties serving as testing grounds for a law that would force anyone convicted of drunken driving to install a Breathalyzer device in their car. The Sacramento Bee reports: “In total, there have been 13,288 people convicted of DUI in the four counties – Sacramento, Los Angeles, Alameda and Tulare – since the…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Can Handle Multiple DUI Situations From First Offense
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Can Handle Multiple DUI Situations From First Offense

Multiple DUI Situations If you are facing a DUI charge but have been previously convicted, you are subject to much harsher penalties than for a first time offender.  It is vital to retain the services of an experienced Santa Barbara DUI attorney if you are in this situation.  Failing to take this arrest seriously could…