Monthly Archives: September 2016

Introducing Senate Bill 1046


California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1046, which enforces ignition interlock devices. Starting January 1, 2019, ignition interlocks will be required for DUI offenders. We have been hearing about this program, pushed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, for several … Continue reading

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Marijuana Breathalyzers Tested in California


You’ve been hearing me say it for quite a while: Marijuana breathalyzers are coming soon. And it seems as though they’ve arrived. Police officers in California teamed up with Mike Lynn, CEO of Hound Labs, which developed a marijuana breathalyzer … Continue reading

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The DUI Just Turned 119 Years Old


A little over 119 years ago, on September 10, 1897, the DUI was born. A London taxi driver named George Smith crashed his cab into a building and it was suspected that he had been drinking. He pled guilty and … Continue reading

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Two LAPD Officers Under Investigation for False Report


Imagine this scenario: You are driving under the influence and collide your car with two other parked cars. Two officers are now at the scene and you are terrified. You are thinking of the worst possible scenario…spending the night in … Continue reading

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Labor Day DUI Stats in for California


You can’t say I didn’t warn you. Law enforcement took to the streets in full force with checkpoints and saturation patrols throughout California over this past Labor Day weekend. The DUI statistics recently released by the California Highway Patrol confirmed … Continue reading

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