June 2018

The most widely known California DUI law is Vehicle Code section 23152(b) which makes it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher. Some people realize that if a person is arrested for a DUI, they will likely also be charged with Vehicle Code section 23152(a) which makes it illegal […]

The First Dog DUI?

A Florida man appeared in court last week after telling law enforcement officers during a DUI stop that his dog was the one driving. Scott Garrett, 56, was arrested for drunk driving in Martin County, Florida on May 16. Garrett was in a Nissan sedan on the I-95 from Becker Road when he crossed into […]

No longer are the days where it was the cop’s word against the driver’s word about what exactly happened when the cop pulled the driver over on suspicion of driving under the influence. Fortunately, video evidence is becoming increasingly available in California DUI cases to confirm or refute the facts of the case. Mobile video […]

In Palmdale, California this past weekend, a 24-year-old Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was arrested on suspicion of DUI. The deputy hit his pickup truck into five parked cars at approximately 2:45 am on Sunday. According to CHP, Nicholas Smith of Palmdale drove his 2014 Chevrolet Colorado northbound on 30th Street East, north of Avenue […]

Last week, on June 7, the president of PGA (Professional Golf Association) of America, Paul Levy, was arrested and charged for DUI in California. The arrest report revealed that police in Palm Desert responded to a call of a single-vehicle accident around 11:22 pm. 57-year-old Paul Levy was going eastbound on Highway 111 when he […]