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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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Police Sergeant Arrested for DUI in Unmarked Police Car


Last week, an off-duty sergeant was arrested on multiple charges including DUI, after allegedly driving an unmarked police car through the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 25. Fortunately, no one was harmed as a result of the sergeant’s … Continue reading

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The Dangers and Consequences of Getting Repeat DUIs


It is important that people understand the dangers of repeat DUIs. In California particularly, legislators have made an effort to curb repeat offenses by discussing ways to prevent them and drafting policy restrictions. One representative said, “If someone gets a … Continue reading

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Will California See Harsher Punishments For DUI Homicides?


Law enforcement and government agencies believe that it is important to educate the public about DUIs. By explaining the dangers of impaired driving, it will help make people think twice about getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol or using … 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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