Category Archives: California State Law

California DUI Checkpoints


What is a DUI Checkpoint? If you’ve been driving long enough and have driven in a busy area at night, you have probably been through a DUI checkpoint at some point in your life. DUI checkpoints are employed by police … Continue reading

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SUSPECT IN FATAL 2019 CRASH FACES 15 YEARS


Chelsea Annmarie Stiles, 27, was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in a DUI crash that left an elderly man dead in 2019 in San Luis Obispo, California. This week, District Attorney Dan Dow announced that Stiles has been sentenced to  serve … 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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One Step Closer to Closing A Loophole


Under current California Law, a person can be charged with up to four years in jail if they flee a scene of a crash with someone seriously injured. First proposed in February 2019 by Assemblyman Jim Patterson, bill AB-582 requests … Continue reading

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“Last Call Bill” Rejected


Senate Bill 58, also known as the “Last Call Bill,” was shut down by the State Assembly late last week. On September 13th, the vote came out to be 35 nays against 29 yeas, with 15 lawmakers abstaining from voting. … Continue reading

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