Category Archives: State Legislation

Kansas Considers DUI Legislation Overhaul


This week, Kansas senators began overhauling existing drunk driving legislation. The goals: write new laws that are more stringent on offenders and replace a defunct law after a 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding the constitutionality of state-compelled blood tests. … Continue reading

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Refusing a Breathalyzer Test Is Now Legal in Georgia


 On Monday morning, a new ruling from Georgia Supreme Court made a major change in the state’s DUI law: police officers can no longer compel drivers to take a breathalyzer test. Previously, according to Georgia case law, officers could compel … Continue reading

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New Multiple DUI Court Provides Treatment and Accountability


Under the program, people with two or three misdemeanor drunk driving offenses will get individualized treatment plans and closer monitoring by the state. Continue reading

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New Law Places DUI Restrictions on Ridesharing Drivers


California Governor Jerry Brown just signed into law new restrictions for drivers of the popular ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft. Under the new law, which was authored by Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) and Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis … Continue reading

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California’s IID Pilot Program Extended


The California Department of Motor Vehicles released a list of approved Senate and Assembly bills that drivers can expect to see this coming year. Amongst the bills is SB 61. SB 61 extends California’s Ignition Interlock Device (IID) pilot program … Continue reading

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