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DUI On A Golf Cart…Is It Possible?

Posted on June 10th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

If you drive in California, it never hurts to review the details of this state’s DUI laws. Everyone knows that you shouldn’t drink alcohol before you operate a car, truck, or motorcycle on a California street or highway. However, some drivers may not fully comprehend the extent of the law or the severity of the […]

What Happens When You Get A DUI For The Second Time In California?

Posted on May 28th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

Every California motorist already knows that driving under the influence is illegal in this state, and most motorists also know that anyone who is arrested and convicted of DUI will face serious, extensive consequences, even if the conviction is for a misdemeanor first DUI offense. However, if a driver has been convicted of driving under […]

Is It Possible To Get A DUI On A Bike?

Posted on May 12th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

Summer is here, and as one famous old song reminds us “the time is right, for dancing in the street.” But whether it’s dancing, boating, fishing, golf, or bicycling, summer is absolutely the season for fun and recreation in southern California. Bicycling, of course, is one of the most popular recreational activities, and many of […]

Can I Go To Canada If I Have A DUI?

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Todd Landgren

While California’s driving under the influence laws are quite strict, Canada’s DUI laws are much harsher. In Canada, driving under the influence is considered an “indictable offense,” meaning that it is comparable to a felony offense in the United States. In fact, you may not even be able to enter Canada – even on business […]

Is It Possible To Get Fired For A DUI?  

Posted on April 9th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

For the average person in the state of California, the consequences of a DUI conviction can be shattering. The legal penalties can include substantial fines, a driver’s license suspension, probation, and possibly even some amount of time in jail. But beyond the legal penalties, the long-term effects of a DUI conviction can actually be even […]

Can You Plead No Contest To A DUI In California?

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

Over just one weekend last year in this state – Labor Day weekend – California law enforcement officers made more than 2,000 arrests for driving under the influence. What happens when a motorist is arrested and prosecuted for DUI in California? And if that motorist is you, what are your legal options and your wisest […]

Arrested For A First Offense DUI? Here’s What You Need To Know

Posted on March 12th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

Every driver in California already knows that driving under the influence is against the law, but you may not realize that it’s considered a quite serious crime. You also may not know how severe and extensive the consequences of driving under the influence can be if you’re charged and convicted – even for a misdemeanor […]

Will Marijuana Legalization Affect California’s DUI Laws?

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

The voters in four states – Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, and our own state of California – approved the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults in those states in November 2016. That now makes eight states where pot is legal for adults and an additional 28 states where pot is legal for medicinal purposes only. Will […]

Is It Okay For A Passenger To Drink Alcohol?

Posted on February 16th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

In the state of California and in 39 other states, it is against the law for a driver or for a passenger to carry an open container of alcohol in a car, truck, or any motor vehicle. According to Attorney Michael S. Phillips, “not on a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and […]

It Is Now Illegal For Uber And Lyft Drivers To Drive With A BAC Of 0.04 Or Higher

Posted on January 15th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

The people who drive for a living help to keep our state prosperous. Without our truckers, bus drivers, cabbies, delivery drivers, and couriers, California would swiftly grind to a halt. Thus, California makes the law against driving under the influence more rigorous for commercial drivers than for the rest of us. Legislation sponsored in 2016 […]

 

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