Archives for November 2012

New California DUI Mobile Enforcement Unit

Technology advances are not limited to smaller cell phones or larger television screens.  Improvements on various fronts have also lead to major changes in all facets of life, including law enforcement.  The obvious truth is that the new California DUI Mobile Enforcement Unit is … [Read more...]

Admissible as Evidence in California DUI Cases

What is admissible as evidence in California DUI cases and what is not? Excellent question, as the one part of the criminal justice system that may be quite confusing to community members involves rules of evidence.  To protect the rights of the accused and ensure fairness, rules … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa Police Special Traffic Enforcement Area

For the week of November 19th through November 25th, 5th Street @ Morgan Street will be targeted as a Santa Rosa police special traffic enforcement area According to a Santa Rosa Police Department's announcement which can be viewed here, "Santa Rosa Police officers will be … [Read more...]

Drunk Drivers and Street Racers in Sonoma County

While drunk drivers and street racers in Sonoma County is a public safety concern, it seems that we are not alone. In recent months, law enforcement officers have made street racing arrests on Highway 101, and also along Mendocino Avenue in Santa Rosa. While none of those recent … [Read more...]

DUI Conviction Affects Car Insurance Rates – Yes, No?

After being convicted for a DUI, many have concerns how a  DUI conviction affects car insurance rates.  The best way to avoid a DUI as well as the ramifications that stem from it is of course to avoid drinking and driving.  However, for our readers who have had their license … [Read more...]

Defenses to Fight a Sonoma County DUI

Back in May of this year, The Sonoma Patch reported on four Sonoma County DUI arrests for driving under the influence on the 11th 12th and 13th of the previous week.  Several of the DUI arrests involved repeat DUI offenders. With the 2012 holiday season almost upon us we thought … [Read more...]

Alcohol was a factor in roughly one-third of fatal highway accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released the results of research it conducted regarding fatal crashes and alcohol-impaired drivers. The NHTSA research concluded that alcohol was a factor in roughly one-third of fatal highway accidents and that more … [Read more...]

States expand penalties in effort to curbing drunk driving

As tragic stories of lives cut short by drunk drivers continue to make news, and public outrage over the issue remains high, states are grappling with expanded, new, and sometimes novel, ways to motivate people not to drink and drive. Some methods have taken off in popularity, … [Read more...]

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