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Blog Posts in October, 2013

  • Marijuana Breathalyzer in the Works

    Under California law, it is illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana. If you're found driving under the influence of marijuana , then you can be arrested and charged with DUI . The presence of marijuana in your system is typically detected using a chemical test, to detect traces of the pot in your blood. However, in the future, officers may use a breathalyzer which is believed to be much ...
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  • Stylish Breathalyzer Hits the Market

    A range of personal breathalyzers are now available on the market, and each of them is designed to help you determine whether your alcohol intoxication levels are high enough to warrant a DUI arrest . Yet another breathalyzer has now joined the lineup in the market, and this one is designed to be extremely stylish and not resemble a breathalyzer at all. The breathalyzer is called Aura , and it ...
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  • Strict Rules by Parents Can Prevent Teen Drinking

    Teenage binge thinking is a major contributor to underage or college DUI. Teenagers may have a much lower capacity to alcohol, and when they drink large quantities of alcohol, may be much more likely to be arrested for DUI, or cause an accident. However, parents can play a big role in helping reduce the risk of teen DUI by setting strict rules against binge drinking. According to a study by ...
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  • Your Rights at DUI Sobriety Checkpoints

    A recent news release by the Martinez Police Department confirms that the Department will increase enforcement action, including the number of sobriety checkpoints over the next few months. The enforcement action comes as part of a special grant that has been given to the Martinez Police Department by the California Office of Traffic Safety . The money will be used to conduct more numbers of ...
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  • Man Arrested for DUI after Wrong Way Accident

    Wrong way driving accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents, and are very often the result of driving under the influence of alcohol. A recent such accident is also being linked to DUI . The accident resulted in one fatality and several other injuries. The accident occurred in San Francisco, when the motorist driving under the influence of alcohol traveled the wrong way onto US Highway ...
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  • What to Do When You Are Arrested for Felony DUI

    A 22-year-old UCSD Graduate has been arrested for felony DUI after being involved in an accident. The man was arrested last week for driving under the influence. The arrest is related to a pedestrian accident that occurred in Santa Barbara. The accused was driving a car when he struck a man who was crossing the street. The man suffered life-threatening injuries, and had to be rushed to the ...
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