Monthly Archives: November 2011

What types of “Field Sobriety Tests” exist?


Building on our last discussion pertaining to Field Sobriety Tests, and their potentially fatal inherent flaws, let us focus our gaze more specifically on what types of tests are actually performed.

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DUI Roadblocks: Field Sobriety Tests


Almost everyone is familiar with some level of the standard “Field Sobriety Test,” or FST’s.  They are performed at almost every DUI stop, and the consequences of not understanding what law enforcement is looking for in these tests could result … Continue reading

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DUI – Enhanced Penalties


In California, as in most states, there are several categories of DUI conviction. Among these are the “Standard” DUI penalties, the “Enhanced” DUI penalties and penalties involving DUI by minors. This post deals specifically with “Enhanced” DUI penalties. For information … Continue reading

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Man dressed as a “Breathalyzer Device” gets arrested for DUI


Local Police report the arrest of a nineteen-year-old male early in the morning immediately following Halloween.  The teenager was stopped for driving his Ford F-150 erratically and was soon arrested for suspicion of drunk driving in Los Angeles. The kicker … Continue reading

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DUI’s – The (a) and (b) counts


Because most of the good people who are arrested for DUI in Los Angeles, or any other county in California for that matter, are first time criminal offenders, they have little to no background on what the actual charge of … Continue reading

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