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Understanding the California DUI Process: Part II – Arrest at a Checkpoint

The California DUI process - Arrest at Checkpoint. Many DUI arrests occur at traffic stops. If an officer stops you for suspicion of DUI, he will ask you to take a breathalyzer test. This test measures Blood Alcohol Content (BAC), which is the ratio of alcohol per milliliter of … [Read more...]

Understanding the California DUI Process: Part 1 – The Arrest

Actually, the California DUI process sometimes starts with statements like “It’ll never happen to me.” “I’m responsible.” “I don’t take chances.” Statements like these are commonly elicited by people of all kinds when confronted by the topic of DUI. The statistics say otherwise, … [Read more...]

False DUI Readings Can be Caused by “Mouth Alcohol”

Is it true that thousands of false DUI readings each year can be caused by "mouth alcohol"? False breathalyzer readings are commonly caused by the existence of “mouth alcohol.” Even after having one or two drinks, the lining of your mouth may still include recordable amounts of … [Read more...]

DUI Consequences – Can I lose my Job? Santa Rosa DUI Blog

DUI consequences can go much farther beyond losing your license and accumulating massive fees. Can my employer actually terminate me if I get a DUI? The short answer is, “It depends.” Your employer cannot fire you if you have been arrested under suspicion of DUI. He or she may … [Read more...]

California DUI, Traffic Stop, and Your Rights

For many of us, the only interaction we will have with law enforcement is during a routine traffic stop. When you are engaged with the police during a traffic stop it is important to know your Fourth Amendment Right which prevents the unlawful search and seizure of your property … [Read more...]

What Do I Say When I Have Been Arrested for DUI?

When you have been arrested for DUI, it is likely that you are impaired. With that impairment comes impaired judgement. This can lead to your saying things to law enforcement that you may regret. However, if you have been arrested for DUI and you believe you are under the legal … [Read more...]

The California DUI Process Inherently Involves the DMV

California DUI. If you have been arrested for DUI in California, it is imperative that you understand that the process ahead of you involves more than proceedings in the state’s criminal courts. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be a key player, as well. The … [Read more...]

Bicycling Under the Influence

Can I get a DUI (CUI) for bicycling under the influence? As the weather warms up, it is more and more common to see people riding their bikes. While it may not seem like the most obvious scenario, you can still be charged with cycling under the influence (CUI). In California, it … [Read more...]

Does “DUI Entrapment” Exist?

Entrapment / DUI Entrapment is a shady area of law enforcement. Police officers often attempt to “trap” people in impossible scenarios in order to achieve convictions for traffic violations. For example, an officer may ask you to get behind the wheel of a car and then arrest you … [Read more...]

Can My Diabetes Cause Me To Fail A DUI Breath Test?

Can my diabetes affect DUI breath test results? Even though they are highly trained, police officers are still predisposed to take things at face value when they detain someone. Officers look for visual cues to figure out if a driver is under the influence. They look for red … [Read more...]


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