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When You’re Below The Legal Limit

Posted on November 14th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

Some people may not realize it, but you can conceivably be charged with DUI in California even if your blood-alcohol content (BAC) level is below the “legal limit” of 0.08 percent. California law recognizes that we all react differently to alcohol; the underweight person who seldom drinks will react in a quite different manner from […]

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Tolerance, DUI, and You

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

In California, most suspects in DUI cases are actually charged with two offenses: first, driving while under the influence of alcohol, and secondly, driving with a blood-alcohol content (BAC) level above 0.08 percent. Prosecutors usually offer a chemical test result as evidence of the second charge, and the first charge is then presumed on the […]

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“But I Only Had One Beer”

Posted on September 30th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

The phrase, “But officer, I only had one beer,” is repeated dozens if not hundreds of times a day by drivers across the United States. Can only one beer put you over the legal blood alcohol content limit, .08 percent? If you’re looking for a simple answer, there isn’t one. The only honest answer is, […]

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