Author Archives: Mayumi Terada

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign in Newport Beach


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration kicked off their enforcement mobilization campaign last Friday and plan to continue through Labor Day Weekend. The national initiative, cleverly named “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”, has drawn attention and interest from law … Continue reading

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When the Law Doesn’t Feel Like Enough


Losing a loved one is an experience that no one wants to go through, and it’s even worse when the tragedy could have been prevented. That’s the reality that the Rodriguez family had to face when they were given the … Continue reading

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DUI Arrest Following Irvine Jail Crash


It never ceases to amaze me – and in many ways frighten me – the ways that impaired drivers are arrested on suspicion of DUI. At around 3:00 a.m. on July 29th, a 19-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of … Continue reading

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More Research for Marijuana-Impaired Driving


It has been a few years now since marijuana has been made legal, both medicinally and recreationally, in areas of the United States. Unfortunately, it seems that there is still much confusion among the general public as to what exactly … Continue reading

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Pittsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Murder Charge in DUI Crash


On March 23,2018, a Ford Escape was driving eastbound on Highway 4 when it crashed into a barrier and then into another car. Police suspected that the driver, Jose Amaya-Rivera, had been drinking prior to getting onto the road. His … Continue reading

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