The National Transportation Safety Board released a proposal to lower the blood alcohol content limit while driving from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent.
About three years ago in Highland Park, the Los Angeles Police Department’s DUI task force was scouring the roads for drunk drivers. LAPD Officer Cecilio Flores observed a woman roll through two stop signs before pulling her over. Upon stopping the vehicle, Officer Flores observed the telltale signs of intoxication; bloodshot eyes and the smell of alcohol. Officer Flores radioed LAPD Officers Craig Allen and Phillip Walters to assist with the DUI arrest.
Many of my clients are shocked when they discover that they are billed for the emergency response units that are dispatched after their accident involved California DUI. The most common of responses includes, “I thought my tax dollars paid for that!” I hate to say it but, no they don’t.
It’s rare that I write about updates on previous blogs back-to-back with that post. However, former Detroit Lion, Titus Young has not given me much time write about anything else.
There’s a flag on the field! Titus Young formerly of the Detroit Lions committed two fouls on one play.
A DUI checkpoint conducted on Friday, May 3rd in Oxnard, California was held in honor of Taylor Marie Moss, a 19 year old college student who lost her life in a DUI related accident.
Breathalyzers that officers use after a person is pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence currently tests for alcohol and only alcohol. Often called a PAS (Preliminary Alcohol Screening) test, breathalyzers are supposed to measure the approximate percentage of alcohol in a person’s blood after they have been drinking. But of course you guys already know that.
Although I don’t know how stiff the competition was for the top spot, but Peachtree City, Georgia, has taken home the title of “Golf Cart DUI Capital.”
Some people believe in omens. And many people would consider smashing your vehicle into a sign reading “Please Don’t Drink and Drive” while driving drunk is about as clear of an omen as someone can get. To Joe Clyde of Island County, Washington, however, it was probably just an unfortunate and ironic coincidence rather than a prophetic warning because, believe it or not, it was not his last DUI arrest.
Since the early 2000s, people have been smoking synthetic marijuana in hopes of getting a high similar to that of marijuana. Synthetic marijuana usually consists of a plant material coated with lab-created chemical compounds similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. As a result of being marketed as “100% organic herbs,” synthetic marijuana is often believed to be “safer” than marijuana and, thus, has grown in popularity.