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Foods That Can Cause A False Positive On A Breathalyzer Test

Posted on April 24th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

Driving under the influence is treated as a serious crime in California and in every other state, but sometimes a driver may be wrongly convicted of DUI because of a false positive on a breathalyzer test. Could you be wrongly accused and convicted of driving under the influence? It doesn’t happen often, but the answer […]

Are There DUI Diversion Programs For Members Of The Armed Forces?

Posted on April 10th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

California has established a pretrial Military Diversion Program for current and former members of the U.S. military who are charged with misdemeanor offenses including misdemeanor DUI. If you are serving in the armed forces or if you’ve served in the past, keep reading, and you’ll learn details that you may need to know about the […]

Drive Sober This St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

Across the nation and around the world, people who love Ireland are getting ready for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration. But how can someone ensure that a St. Patrick’s celebration stays celebratory – with no injuries and no arrests for driving under the influence (DUI)? You’re about to find out. Any time you travel […]

Should I Go To DUI School?

Posted on February 21st, 2018 by Todd Landgren

Almost everyone who is convicted of DUI in California is ordered to attend DUI school. A conviction for driving under the influence can trigger a number of legal penalties including jail, probation, fines, community service, and a driver’s license suspension. In some California counties, DUI offenders are also ordered to have ignition interlock devices (IIDs) […]

Can AutoPilot Be A Defense To DUI?

Posted on February 10th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

Can you put your car on autopilot to avoid a DUI charge? In this era of “driverless” vehicles, that’s the kind of question the courts are beginning to consider. In January, the California Highway Patrol found a driver passed out – on the Bay Bridge, which links Oakland and San Francisco – behind the wheel […]

What Does It Mean To Have A DUI Deferred?

Posted on January 26th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

If you have never been in serious trouble with the law, but you are arrested and charged with driving under the influence – DUI – in the state of California, what are your options? Will you have a DUI conviction on your record – for years into the future – or can a conviction be […]

What Is A DUI With Child Endangerment?

Posted on January 12th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

The importance of our children is expressed by a number of California laws. For example, if you’re driving under the influence in California, and you have a child under age 14 as a passenger, the DUI penalty will be increased if you’re convicted. What is the penalty for having a child with you if you’re […]

Is Drowsy Driving Comparable To Drunk Driving?

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 by Todd Landgren

Every day, it seems like there are more dangers on California’s streets and highways. Drunk driving has been and still is a genuine threat to public safety. Arrests for “drugged” driving are increasing every year. And now, “drowsy” driving is a growing concern. Are you at risk from a drowsy driver – or at risk […]

How To Handle An Out-Of-State DUI Charge

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

You’re visiting some relatives, or you’re out of town on business. You have one or two drinks with your relatives or colleagues, no more than you normally would enjoy with your friends or co-workers back home. But you’re not familiar with the area, it’s dark – and before you know it, you’ve been arrested in […]

What Happens When A Teen Gets A DUI?

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by Todd Landgren

In all fifty states, no matter how old or young a driver is, driving under the influence is against the law. In California, DUI charges are particularly serious for drivers who are under 21 years of age. If you are the parent of an underage driver, what do you need to know about DUI in […]

 

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