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Open Container Laws in California


In California, it is prohibited by law to have an open container of alcoholic beverages in a motor vehicle. This applies to both the driver and any passengers inside the vehicle. Generally, violation of an open container law is considered … Continue reading

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DUI on a Street Sweeper


I’ve heard of people getting arrested for DUI on all kinds of things; from a golf cart to horse to a raft. But this one is new to me. Earlier this month, a New York man was arrested for driving under the influence in a street sweeper. Continue reading

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Los Angeles Police Department Officer Arrested for DUI After Crashing into McDonalds


Los Angeles Police Department Officer, Jonathan D. Chel, 29, of Fullerton, unintentionally ordered up himself a McDUI after plowing his vehicle into a McDonalds in the early Friday morning. Continue reading

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Chris Kattan Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Los Angeles


Funny man and former Saturday Night Live veteran, Chris Kattan was arrested in the early morning hours of February 10th for driving under the influence. Continue reading

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California Supreme Court: No Challenging of Breathalyzer Accuracy in DUI Cases


The California Supreme Court has held that general scientific evidence refuting the accuracy of all breathalyzers in California DUI cases is inadmissible as evidence. The decision, however, does not prohibit the introduction of evidence that a particular breathalyzer is malfunctioning. Continue reading

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