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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers remind of the DMV license suspension “10-Day Rule”

The National Summer DUI Enforcement Campaign is in full swing in Santa Barbara County. The Summer DUI Mobilization Campaign began on August 21st and continues through September 7th. The Santa Barbara DUI Task Force “Avoid the 12” funding is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Edhat reports Santa Barbara DUI statistics for the first six days of this …Read More

Is Uber an answer to avoiding a DUI Santa Barbara?

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 through the app and fares are usually cheaper than a taxi.” In two separate reports …Read More

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers hear from clients arrested for a Santa Barbara DUI, “but I passed the field sobriety tests.” Did they?

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers hear time and again from clients arrested for their Santa Barbara DUI, “but I passed the field sobriety tests.” The question and answer lies in not whether the clients actually passed, but are these tests really pass/fail? In an interesting article a reporter stands in the shoes of these clients on the pass/fail dilemma. In Lancaster, Pa. the news reporter undertook the task of drinking and …Read More

DUI Lawyer in Santa Barbara Launches New Web Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 4th, 2014, Santa Barbara CA: When drivers in Santa Barbara are arrested for DUI or failing a field sobriety test, they need to quickly find the top DUI lawyers in the area to represent their interests. The Law Office of Kenneth M. Hallum in Santa Barbara is responding to this need by launching a new user-friendly website, DUI805.com to make it easier to find DUI lawyers. …Read More

A new device that checks a driver’s blood-alcohol level through the skin.

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 Traffic Safety (ACTS), an industry group, to make the device commercially viable. The device, described …Read More

Santa Barbara’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is the slogan for Santa Barbara’s AVOID the 12 DUI enforcement campaign. This year officers and deputies will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving under the influence. There will be eight DUI/driver’s license checkpoints, 18 DUI saturation patrols, a multiagency DUI task force strike team patrol, a DUI warrant/probations sweep and a court sting. Additionally, the California Highway …Read More