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Necessary Things to Know About a First-Time DUI in California


A person who has been arrested for a first-time DUI in California must face two government agencies: the DMV and the criminal court. When arrested, the driver can be charged according to Vehicle Code 23152(a) and Vehicle Code 23152(b). The … Continue reading

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Truck Driving and DUI


Truck drivers, not surprisingly, are held to a higher standard for DUIs than your average non-commercial driver. According to California Vehicle Code section 23152(d), commercial drivers cannot drive with 0.04 percent blood alcohol content or higher while driving a commercial vehicle. Continue reading

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DUI on Private Property


In People c. Malvitz, the court concluded that it was the legislative intent to prevent drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs from driving anywhere in California including on private property. Continue reading

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