Tag Archives: California Vehicle Code

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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Drunk Driving in Private Parking Lot

Last week, an anonymous caller notified the Bergenfield, New Jersey police that a possible drunk driver was attempting to drive a Ford Mustang out of the parking lot of a Wallgreen’s parking lot. When officers arrived, they found 24-year-old Travis Jacob in the vehicle as described by the caller. After failing field sobriety tests, Jacob was arrested for driving under the influence. Continue reading

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DUI Vehicle Impound

So what happens to your vehicle after you’re arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and hauled off to the drunk tank? Well, it’s going to depend on where you were pulled over and how nice the cop is willing to be. Continue reading

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HRUI – Horse Riding Under the Influence

I’ve talked about cycling under the influence, boating under the influence, and even rafting under the influence. But here’s a new one. A Kentucky man was arrested last week for riding a horse under the influence. Continue reading

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Felony DUI Based on Injury to Others

A California driving under the influence charge without any injury involved is generally charged as a misdemeanor. However, If you cause injury to another person as a result of your drunk driving, you can be charged with California Vehicle Code section 23153 “DUI with Injury.” Continue reading

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