“DUI Schools” in California

Throughout California many courts order people convicted of DUI to complete a DUI education program, or “DUI school,” as part of the convicted person’s sentence.  The Santa Rosa DUI lawyers at our firm know that this educational option is often a helpful alternative to more … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Sunday DUI Arrests

According to this Press Democrat Road Warrior Blog Article, On average, the CHP made nearly 450 Super Bowl Sunday DUI arrests on each of the Super Bowl Sundays for the last three years. Last year In Sonoma County, 14 people were arrested on Super Bowl Sunday for DUI and … [Read more...]

Slight Sonoma County and Mendocino County DUI Arrests Increase

Although new statistics recently released by the California Highway Patrol show that there is a slight Sonoma County and Mendocino County DUI arrests increase for 2012, the numbers are largely similar to those from 2011. Even so, both years represent a marked decline over the … [Read more...]

Sonoma County DUI enforcement Benefited by $1.4 million in traffic safety grants

Sonoma County DUI enforcement is the beneficiary of more than $1 million dollars in state government funds in the ongoing battle to increase the safety of the area’s roads and highways. The funds will provide a variety of increases in enforcement of which Sonoma County drivers … [Read more...]

Zero Sonoma County DUI Related Deaths This Holiday Season

Zero Sonoma County DUI related fatalities this holiday season brings cheer to local law enforcement officers. This year’s Sonoma County DUI holiday campaign yielded fewer drivers driving while impaired, and no DUI-related fatalities, the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat … [Read more...]

Drunken joyride ends in wreck, guilty plea for teen DUI

A teenage boy from Novato pled guilty last week to a DUI-related charge as a result of an ill-fated ride that ended when he drove his mother’s SUV, carrying himself and five friends, into a ditch. The teen may qualify for a diversion program, pending a report by the probation … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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