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A 14-Year-Old Girl Found Unresponsive after DUI Hit-and-Run

On Monday, December 28th, a young girl was found unresponsive in the backseat of a car in Santa Rosa, California. She unfortunately died at the scene. After investigation, police suspected that the driver of the vehicle had been driving drunk … Continue reading

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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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“Zero Tolerance” for Underage DUI

California has “zero tolerance” for underage drivers who are caught with any measurable amount of alcohol in their systems. This means that, unlike the standard of 0.08 percent blood alcohol content for drivers 21 years and older, drivers under the age of 21 are subject to legal consequences if they any measureable amount of alcohol in their system while driving. Continue reading

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