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08Oct 2014

DUI Can Be More Complicated Than Just DUI - And More Trouble For You!

Two recent cases in CA have brought some important issues. Sometimes DUI can be the least of your legal worries. There was one case involving reckless driving - at the speed of 117 mph, and another involving an individual's FOURTEENTH DUI offense. Needless to say, even a first-time DUI offender can face serious jail time and extended loss of license if there were additional crimes...

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08Oct 2014

Sleeping Medication and Driving

An interesting point of law came up this week that everyone should be aware of. Some people sleepwalk, we all know this. What many of you may not know is that people can sleep drive as well - and if you are caught behind the wheel of your car sleep driving after taking any sleep medication - you will be arrested for DUI. At least...

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17Sep 2014

Everth Carbrera of the San Diego Padres Arrested for Marijuana DUI. What Can We Learn?

When a major sports figure gets arrested, headlines are made. Everth Carbrera, the famed California short stop, was arrested for marijuana DUI recently in California. What is interesting about this case is that the prosecution does not have to prove that marijuana was in the blood stream. They just have to prove that someone was generally under the influence at the time of their offense....

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05Aug 2014

Had A Few, Sitting In Your Car In A Parking Lot - Cop Taps Your Window!

A very interesting decision was upheld by the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the case of an individual who had had a few drinks and was sitting in his car in the parking lot of an establishment. He noticed a patrol car in his rear view mirror, with its headlights on pull up and park near him. The officer got out of the car, walked up...

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15Jul 2014

Another Reason Not To Blow It!

A recent case in Georgia (State vs. J.M.) shows us all another reason why you should never agree to take a breathalyzer test. A man was stopped for speeding while driving on the highway with his wife. He didn't want to submit to a breathalyzer on the grounds that he did not know how recently the breathalyzer had been cleaned. You don't need a reason...

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