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Teen DUI Suspect May Face Charges for Accident Involving a Metro Bus


On Wednesday at approximately 10:45 a.m., a teenage driver collided with a Metro Bus when he allegedly ran a red light in East Los Angeles, California. According to California Highway Patrol, the 17-year-old driver was driving southbound in a 2000 … 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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13-Year-Old Caught Driving Under the Influence


A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl is facing charges after she was caught driving her mother’s car while under the influence. Continue reading

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Cover Charge Means DUI Liability Says California Supreme Court


The California Supreme Court has ruled that a party host who requires a cover charge to offset some of the costs of a party may be held liable if an underage drinker becomes intoxicated, drives, and injures or kills another person. Continue reading

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Proposed OC Ordinance to Fine Hosts for Underage Drinking Rejected


The Orange County Board of Supervisors has rejected an ordinance that would have imposed a fine of $750 for any adult host that allows underage drinking at a private residence with three or more people present. A second violation would have subjected the host to a misdemeanor charge. Continue reading

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