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Preliminary Alcohol Screening Tests In California DUI Cases

Posted on July 22nd, 2018 by Todd Landgren

What’s the best way to deal with being stopped by law enforcement officers while you’re driving in Southern California? If you are stopped in traffic by the police for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), you may be asked to take a preliminary alcohol screening (PAS) breath test. What is a PAS test and […]

Blew Under The Legal Limit? (What Are Your Legal Options?)

Posted on July 8th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

Most drivers in California know that they can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) when a driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) level exceeds 0.08 percent. What you may not know is that exceeding the legal BAC limit is only one of the reasons a driver can be charged with driving under the influence […]

Can An Expert Witness Help With Your DUI Case?

Posted on June 22nd, 2018 by Todd Landgren

A driving under the influence charge is tough to dispute. Prosecutors offer “scientific” evidence to jurors, and jurors tend to trust “science.” If you are charged with DUI, how can you overcome the presumption that the evidence against you is scientific? In many DUI cases in this state, the questionable “science” behind field sobriety tests, […]

Can You Be Deported For A DUI?

Posted on June 6th, 2018 by Todd Landgren

If you are an immigrant living in Southern California, what will happen if you are convicted of driving under the influence? It’s the most commonly charged crime in the United States, and honestly, almost anyone can be accused of DUI. If you are not a U.S. citizen, your status as an immigrant hinges upon your […]

Truck Drivers And DUIs In California

Posted on May 22nd, 2018 by Todd Landgren

No one who drives in California wants to be charged with driving under the influence, but if driving is the way that you make your living, a DUI conviction can be utterly devastating. The people who drive commercially keep our nation and state economically strong. Without truck drivers, couriers, cabbies, bus drivers, and the many […]

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 […]

 

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