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RIVERSIDE POLICE PLAN DUI CHECKPOINT TONIGHT

Local news indicates that Riverside police will set up a DUI checkpoint somewhere in the city tonight between 6:00 pm and 12:00 am. The location of the checkpoint was not announced, but officers said they will check drivers for signs of intoxication as they pass through the sobriety check. Drivers must also demonstrate that they [...]

2019-05-03T20:15:37+00:00

LAPD TO USE PORTABLE DRUG TEST NEW YEAR’S EVE

Earlier this year we had reported the addition of a portable device that can detect marijuana and numerous other drugs. The Los Angeles Police Department will begin using a similar device at New Year's Checkpoints this year. The device works by having a swab taken of the inside of the mouth. The swab is then [...]

2019-05-03T20:39:27+00:00

HOLIDAYS BRING NUMEROUS CHECKPOINTS AND SATURATION PATROLS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA

The annual crackdown on holiday drinking and driving has begun. This weekend kicks off a 3-week campaign to reduce the number of drunk driving incidents on the road. Arresting agencies throughout the state are teaming together to hold DUI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols throughout this maximum enforcement period. Below are the checkpoints scheduled for this [...]

2019-05-03T20:39:51+00:00

HOW AN EXPUNGEMENT CAN SAVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE

If you hold a professional license such as being a Registered Nurse and are arrested for a DUI, your career can be greatly affected. A conviction for a DUI is sent to the Board of Registered Nursing enforcement unit and sanctions can be issued against your license. You can, however, have the conviction expunged, which [...]

2019-05-03T03:51:19+00:00

WOMAN WHO CAUSED DOUBLE FATALITY IN ALPINE PLEADS GUILTY

Sunny Hall, 31, was arrested on June 11, 2012 for DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Shortly before 3:00 am, 25 year-old Angela August lost control of her vehicle. She was pinned under the Toyota Yaris on Interstate 8 when Jimmy Arevalo pulled over to help. Mr. Arevalo was on his cell phone speaking [...]

2019-05-03T04:01:19+00:00

PASADENA POLICE DEPARTMENT AWARDED $130,000 FOR ANTI-DUI CAMPAIGN

Pasadena is the latest city to receive a safety grant for anti-DUI efforts. The Pasadena Police Department was awarded $136,370 to thwart drunk drivers. The city is already planning DUI Saturation Patrols on December 13, 2013, followed by a DUI Checkpoint on December 20, 2013 from 8:00 pm until 3:00 am at an undisclosed location. [...]

2019-05-03T20:43:12+00:00

HOW TO AVOID A HOLIDAY PARTY DUI

Whether you are attending a holiday party at a friend's house or hosting your work Christmas party, you need to be aware of the pitfalls that could lead to a DUI for you or your guests. If you are hosting be sure to serve plenty of alcohol alternatives for designated drivers and to absorb any [...]

2019-05-03T20:43:33+00:00

UNDERSTANDING ALCOHOL PROGRAMS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

In most DUI cases, you will have to complete an alcohol program. Choosing the right alcohol program can be time consuming and confusing. We hope to clarify some of the issues surrounding alcohol programs and choosing the correct program for your particular case. You should always consult an attorney if you have been arrested for [...]

2019-05-03T20:44:02+00:00

5 DUI MYTHS DEBUNKED

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI in Southern California then you have likely been overwhelmed by the amount of information out there. We hope to debunk some of the most common myths about drunk driving cases. While we hope that this information is informative, if you or a loved one has [...]

2019-05-03T20:44:21+00:00

COULD BREATHALYZERS IN THE FUTURE DETECT MARIJUANA

Breathalyzers are currently in the makings that detect marijuana. Many speculate that if California legalizes marijuana that they will begin using breathalyzers that detects marijuana. Part of the problem is establishing a legal limit. Developing a legal standard for marijuana will bring the same controversy that the .08% BAC did for alcohol. In Washington, where [...]

2019-05-03T08:17:34+00:00