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22Feb 2019

Can A Police Officer Off Duty And Out Of His Jurisdiction Arrest Me For DUI?

Everyone knows the situation from TV crime dramas. The officer has to pull the suspect over before they cross the county line or the suspect will be out of his jurisdiction and it will be up to law enforcement in the next county to take over the pursuit.Recently, however, in Florida, an off duty officer outside of his county saw a car swerving all over the road. He...

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22Feb 2019

Should SmartPhone Apps Be Allowed To Post Real Time Locations Of DUI Checkpoints?

The New York Police Department is not happy with Google. Google has an app on its platform called Waze. It is meant to make drivers aware of the quickest route to a destination factoring in traffic, accidents, and, yes, even DUI checkpoints.Users can share the location of DUI checkpoints, which get posted and displayed instantly. The State of New York wants to arrest those posting the checkpoint locations and...

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22Feb 2019

Fairfax, Virginia Lawyer Gets DUI Acquittal On "Flat" Tire Stop

A lawyer in Virginia recently got his client acquitted of DUI as the reasonthe driver was pulled over was because of "three or four flat tires" on the driver's car. It turns out the the tires were not technically flat, they were all just very low on air.The prosecution argued that the police have a "custodial care" duty for the community to protect it from hazards, such...

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22Feb 2019

New Survey Shows Medical Marijuana Users Drive High

A recent survey by researchers at the University of Michigan Addiction Center surveyed about 800 adults who had used medical marijuana for pain management in 2014 and 2015. Among the questions asked were ones focused on the driving habits of those medical marijuana users.Surprisingly, 56% of respondents admitted to driving less than two hours after use. Fifty-one percent admitted to driving a little high and twenty-one percent admitted to...

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28Jan 2019

California DUI Arrest for Falling Asleep At The Wheel! (Not What You May Think)

Technology continues to improve and one of the much-touted devices is the self-driving car. Though we don't see many completely self-driving cars, Teslas do have an Autopilot mode.One day, a couple of weeks ago, a California Highway Patrol officer was passing a car on Highway 101 near Redwood City. Everything seemed normal except for that one thing which made the officer do a double take. He saw that the...

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