23 Things You Must Know About A First Time DUI In California

In this post you are going to learn everything there is to know about a first time DUI in California. In fact: A person who has been arrested for a first offense DUI in California is facing two different government agencies. The DMV The local criminal court Lets get started….. First DUI In California In…

Vehicle Code 23152(e): DUI Law For Uber, Lyft, Taxi & Limo Drivers

Vehicle Code 23152(e): DUI Law For Uber, Lyft, Taxi & Limo Drivers

California Vehicle Code 23152(e) which commenced on July 1st 2018, makes it a crime to drive with .04 or more blood alcohol concentration when a passenger for hire is a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the offense1. What Is Vehicle Code 23152(e) VC? Taxi, limo, or ride-share drivers such as Uber or…

Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC: A Former Prosecutor Explains This DUI Law
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Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC: A Former Prosecutor Explains This DUI Law

In this post, I will explain California Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC which makes it a crime for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle1. Let’s get started… But first, watch this short video to understand how you can be charged with a DUI even if your BAC…

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23152(b) VC – 7 Ways A BAC Of .08 Or More Can Be Wrong

When arrested for a DUI there are two common charges that a prosecutor files against a defendant. The first is driving under the Influence of alcohol under Vehicle Code 23152(a), and The second is driving with a BAC of .08 or more under vehicle code 23152(b). In this post, I am going to show you 7 ways a…

[Yes] You Can Get A DUI If Your Car Was Parked
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[Yes] You Can Get A DUI If Your Car Was Parked

Can you really get a DUI if you were not driving when the officer approached your vehicle? The short answer is……Yes The long answer is ……..Under Mercer v. Department of Motor Vehicles, the law demands proof of your volitional movement1 of a car before being convicted of a DUI. In this article, I will explain what happens…

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Vehicle Code 23152(d) VC – Commercial Driver DUI (DMV & Legal Guide)

Overview Of Vehicle Code 23152(d) If you hold a commercial license and you drove a commercial motor vehicle such as a truck while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you may be charged with “Commercial Drivers with a DUI” under Vehicle Code 23152(d) vc, among other related offenses. To be convicted of this offense,…

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DUI Causing Injury

Under California law, if you cause injury to any person other than yourself, you may be charged with vehicle code 23153 DUI causing injury1. Below our DUI lawyers explain the law including defenses and potential penalties for VC 23153. Overview of Vehicle Code 23153(a) 23153(b) You can be charged with §23153(a) even if your blood alcohol content is below…