Category Archives: DUI Laws

Does PC 1001.95 Apply to Misdemeanor DUIs?


Prosecutors say no but the plain language of the new misdemeanor judicial diversion statute PC 1001.95 clearly states that it applies to all misdemeanors except those specifically excluded. DUI offenses are not specifically excluded in the language of the statute. The … Continue reading

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Five-Year-Old Dies Tragically in DUI Accident Caused by her Father


On Sunday afternoon, five-year-old Alexa Avalos lost her life and another young boy suffered serious injuries in a single-car crash in Colton, California. Their father, Ernesto Avalos, 28, was suspected of driving while intoxicated when he crashed into a light … Continue reading

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Will DUI Arrests Increase Once Uber and Lyft Leave California?


Uber and Lyft are rideshare companies that have dominated the industry for years. They operate in locations all around the United States, providing accessible transportation to everyone, everywhere. However, both companies have been in the news lately as they have … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints in California


California is rich in ethnic diversity; however, police officers are frequently accused of racial discrimination when carrying out their public safety duties. Extensive evidence of such accusations underscores the disparities that are involved in racially motivated traffic stops. One of … Continue reading

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Seal Beach Police Department Awarded New Grant


The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) awards grants throughout the year to various agencies to help fund important programs. This time around, the Seal Beach Police Department received the grant. They were awarded $19,700.00 from the California Department of … Continue reading

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