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...]

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...]

What Is A No Refusal DUI Blood Test?

No refusal DUI blood tests? Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have certainly been exposed to information explaining the dangers associated with drinking and driving. In the past few decades, drunk driving enforcement has become much more aggressive and the associated … [Read more...]

Can a Laser Give Me a DUI?

Can a laser give me a DUI? Someday, perhaps. A new remote sensing device uses lasers to detect the presence of alcohol vapor in a moving vehicle. In the future, law enforcement officers could use potentially use this device to “pre-screen” cars that they want to stop for … [Read more...]

California DUI School

Going to a California DUI school may be in your future if you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in California. Actually you may be facing a wide array of potential consequences. Depending on the particular circumstances of your individual case and the … [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...]

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...]

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