DUI Accident could lead to both Criminal Charges and a Civil Case

A DUI accident could lead to both criminal charges and a civil case.  Many may be aware that the penalties for even a first time DUI can be quite steep, including heavy fines, loss of a license, and even jail time. The punishments can be even harsher with multiple DUI arrests and … [Read more...]

Rose Bowl Attendee Facing DUI Charges After Taking Golf Cart Ride on The Freeway

Facing DUI Charges A Rose Bowl Attendee is facing DUI charges after taking a golf cart on the freeway. Most people are aware of the fact that driving your car or truck while under the influence of alcohol can result in a conviction under California’s driving under the influence … [Read more...]

I Just Got My First DUI – Santa Rosa DUI Attorney Blog

I just got my first DUI. You may know someone who has faced charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol.  Depending how close you are to that person, a DUI happening to other people may or may not seem to be a huge deal. Our years of experience as DUI attorneys have … [Read more...]

Can a DUI Conviction Affect My Professional Reputation?

Can a DUI conviction affect my professional reputation? Two senior ranking San Francisco Coast Guard officers are facing driving under the influence of alcohol charges (DUI). The first officer, Chief Petty Officer Warren Weatherford, is in charge of managing a navigation team … [Read more...]

I Was Under the Legal Limit For DUI and Still Got One?

I was under the legal limit for DUI and still got one? Most people who drive in California are aware it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol, and that the “legal limit” for a driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 percent. Many people are surprised … [Read more...]

DUI Suspect Crashes into San Francisco Bank

In the early morning hours of July 8, 2014, a DUI suspect was hospitalized after a serious motor vehicle accident in the Outer Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. The DUI suspect was reported to be a woman in her 40s, who reportedly was speeding on Mission Street when she … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa Uses Undercover Police Sting to Pursue Arrests

In March 2014, the Petaluma and Santa Rosa police enacted an undercover police sting operation centered in the Sonoma County Courthouse that was sponsored by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Officers … [Read more...]

Recent Focus on Female DUI Arrests

In the United States, men are arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol significantly more often than women. However, recent statistics and research show that the incidence of female DUIs has been steadily increasing over the years. For example, … [Read more...]

Basic Field Sobriety Test Information

When a person is under suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI), the investigating officer will often conduct the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST). The SFST is actually a battery of three separate tests, designed to determine whether a person is … [Read more...]

DUI Enforcement Increases over Holidays

Ongoing DUI enforcement efforts have led over this past year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to team up with state law enforcement agencies to enact the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign across the United States.  Over Labor Day weekend, law enforcement … [Read more...]

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