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...]

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...]

FAQs Regarding California Drivers License Suspension

A drivers license suspension limits your freedom and may even cause you to lose your job if the job requires a license or a clean driving record. If you are arrested or charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you may face several different potential … [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...]

2013 California DUI Overview

Why a California DUI overview of 2013? In the beginning of the new year, it is always good to look back at the stories that made headlines in the previous year. Unfortunately, a large amount of those stories involve people who were arrested, charged, or convicted for driving … [Read more...]

California Police Expand Suspicion of DUI Focus in the New Year

When police pull someone over for suspicion of dui and suspect that person is driving under the influence of alcohol, they often use a breathalyzer test to check the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC).  A breathalyzer result of .08% or more will be used against the driver in … [Read more...]

California Man Faces Possible Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

Vehicular manslaughter charges may be pending for an as of yet unidentified 33 year-old driver in a 1999 Ford Taurus who caused a seven-car chain reaction crash on Ventura Boulevard December 16th 2013.  One of the drivers involved, 64 year-old Cynthia Kirk of Los Angeles, died on … [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...]

Forensic Lab Errors in Recent California DUI Cases

In DUI cases (driving under the influence), one of the main piece of evidence that a prosecutor may use against you can be a a blood test showing that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit.  In cases where a blood test is taken, Police employees take a blood … [Read more...]

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