Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers DWI Questions On Prescription Drugs
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers DWI Questions On Prescription Drugs

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers face this question frequently, and the key issue is impairment, much akin to DUI reckless driving and the penalties for a DUI with prescription medication are much the same. California Vehicle Code §23152(a) provides it is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug,…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reviews Interlock Ignition Device after DUI Suspension
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reviews Interlock Ignition Device after DUI Suspension

As of 2009, nearly all 50 states have some laws regarding the use of ignition-interlock devices as an alternative to other methods of sentencing after a DUI or DWI suspension. In California, the court must legally impose the interlock device and only for a maximum of three years from the date of conviction. To receive…

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…