Category Archives: Chemical Tests

Californian Lawmakers to Lower the Blood Alcohol Limit to .05?


“Our fight is not with the alcohol industry; it is just about not getting behind the wheel when you’ve been drinking.” Back in 1990, the legal blood alcohol limit in California was lowered from .10 to .08. It was lowered … Continue reading

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DUI Suspects’ Plan to Outsmart Cops


Petaluma police arrested two people Saturday who allegedly took turns driving a vehicle while intoxicated. The 28-year-old driver, Rudolf Giancola, showed signs of intoxication when he was found on the 800 block of Petaluma Boulevard North, according to Sgt. Novello. … Continue reading

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DUI Defendants Waiting to Be Cleared for 3 Years


How have some DUI defendants not gotten a chance to prove their innocence, even three years after their initial arrest? One Atlanta, Georgia woman knows this situation too well. Lauren Thomas was arrested in May 2015 for DUI, even though … Continue reading

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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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Long Beach Police Use Faulty Breath-Test in Two Cases


 Long Beach police officers have been using a faulty breath test device for more than a month. A technician found the device to be unreliable early in May when it showed an alert for a bad fuel cell. After clearing … Continue reading

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