Category Archive for: DUI

How DUI’s Can and Will Affect Your Current Job & Career

Being charged with a DUI is an offense that will stick with you for years to come. If you were lucky enough to avoid injury to yourself and others, you may still face jail time, probation, fines, and higher insurance rates in the future. Your ability to find a new job or keep your current […]

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in the US? Here’s a Full Breakdown

DUI checkpoints, also known as sobriety checkpoints are roadblocks that police officials set up on roads for the purpose of catching people who are driving under the influence of alcohol. Some skeptics think they are also used to generate money for police departments and the State, since they often result in drivers receiving minor fines. […]

Is Uber Actually Reducing DUI’s in LA?

Uber is one of the most popular apps when it comes to ride-sharing. The service provides a mode of transportation to individuals in need of a ride at any hour. Recently, there have been differing opinions on how much the app actually reduces accidents and charges related to drunk driving. Is Uber Reducing DUI’s in […]

What Happens if You Get a DUI While Under 21 Years Old?

Driving under the influence (DUI) can result in severe penalties for drivers in California. And these consequences are even more serious for drivers under the age of 21 since they are not legally of age to consume alcohol. All drivers should think twice about operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol but if a driver under […]

Things That Will Happen After Your First DUI, and How to Prepare

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, and prescription or over-the-counter drugs is never a good idea. Not only do drivers put their own lives at risk, but also those of fellow drivers and pedestrians. A DUI arrest doesn’t always have to involve a car or truck. You can be charged while driving vehicles like […]

DUI VS. DWI; What’s the Difference?

DUI means driving under the influence while DWI stands for driving while intoxicated (or driving while impaired in some parts of the U.S.) The terms can have different meanings or refer to the same offense, depending on the state. In either situation it means that a driver is being charged with a serious offense that […]

Marijuana DUI California

Driving Under the Influence It’s common knowledge that drinking and driving is dangerous not just for the person behind the wheel, but for anyone on the road. But what about smoking marijuana and driving? A DUI for drugs is considered driving under the influence of drugs, and this includes marijuana. In November 2015 about 65 […]

What to do When you Get a DUI in California

DUI: Driving Under the Influence Driving Under the Influence (DUI’s) means that it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle in California based on the following blood alcohol concentration (BAC) percentages: 08% or higher – 21 years old or older operating a passenger vehicle 04% or higher – operating a commercial vehicle 01% or higher […]

How Alcohol Affects Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that in 2012, there were more than 10,000 auto accident fatalities where alcohol was a factor in the United States. Drunk driving is a serious concern and it’s important to understand how alcohol affects driving. How Alcohol Affects Driving You may think that it requires multiple drinks to […]

How to Spot a Drunk Driver on the Road

How to Spot a Drunk Driver Drinking and driving don’t mix. According to the California Highway Patrol’s 2012 Annual report, 1,169 people were killed and 23,905 were injured in vehicle accidents where alcohol was a factor. Not only is it important to be sober while behind the wheel, but also to watch out for other […]