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Category: DUI

Tips For Avoiding DUI Charges In California

The number of drivers, commuters and pedestrians flooding the roads in California includes a high number of alcohol-impaired drivers. Over 40% of driving related fatalities in California can be attributed to incidents of drunk driving according to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It is therefore of the utmost importance that people avoid drinking and driving, plan ahead and use the following tips to avoid driving drunk: Always Be Sober When You Are Out And About Sometimes when people have been drinking during the day, they may suddenly remember an important errand to run or to buy… Read More

Tragedy In Los Angeles As Off-Duty LAPD Officer Kills Family Of Three in DUI Crash

An officer of the LAPD posted a video with a ‘don’t drink and drive’ hashtag on Instagram mere hours before getting into a crash that killed a teen and his parents and being arrested for a felony DUI. LAPD officer Edgar Verduzco who is 26 uploaded a 10-second animated video featuring a warning against the dangers of drinking and driving. A mere three hours later Verduzco was taken into custody on charges of vehicular manslaughter with $100,000 bail set after his sports car rear ended 2 other vehicles.  Officer Verduzco was driving a 2016 Chevy Camaro at a high speed… Read More

Underage DUI: The Zero Tolerance Law

Data found on the total DUI arrests for 2008 show a total of 214,828 DUI arrests in California, and out of those 1,468 were not of the legal drinking age. Under the “Zero Tolerance Law”, anyone under the age of 21 with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.01% or more, will be charged with a DUI. Underage drivers with a BAC of 0.05% or greater could be charged with an underage DUI and a regular DUI and are subject to arrest for a DUI. Only qualified and experienced Los Angeles County Underage DUI Defense Lawyers know how to defend… Read More