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Prescription Drug Use While Driving Can Lead to Being Charged With DUI

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Did you know that you could be charged with DUI and arrested for for taking prescription medication? That’s right, it happens all the time. Police Officers in Santa Rosa and throughout Sonoma County , Mendocino County and Lake County are trained to ask you whether you have been taking any medications. According to California’s… Read More »

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Will Federal Incentives Lead to Tougher California DUI Laws?

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Most local community members in Sonoma County, Mendocino County and Lake County assume that laws affecting them related to DUI stem from the California government.  After all, issues like safe driving laws are always the domain of state governments, and rules about penalties for drunk driving in our part of the state would likely… Read More »

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Report Shows Mendocino County Above Average in DUI-Related Crashes Causing Injury, Death

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The Mendocino County Public Health Services’ Prevention and Planning Unit (MCPHS) revealed the result of a study it recently conducted regarding the high number of DUI-related vehicle crashes resulting in injury or death and the prevalence of availability of alcohol in the county, the Ukiah Daily Journal reported. The study showed that Mendocino County… Read More »

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Ukiah Man on Probation Faces Possible New Penalties after Arrest on DUI, Drug Charges

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A Ukiah man’s recent run-in with police, and resulting arrest for DUI and drug distribution, could have serious consequences for him. The Ukiah Daily Journal reported that, in addition to new DUI and drug distribution charges, the man was already on probation and parole as a result of he incurred earlier, which means he… Read More »

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Northern California lawmaker proposes stricter DUI penalties for repeat DUI offenders

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Current California law gives persons convicted of a DUI an option to install an instrument that prevents their vehicles from operating if the driver is drunk. If one state senator has his way, though, those devices will go from “optional,” to “mandatory,” the San Jose Mercury News reported. State Sen. Jerry Hill, of San… Read More »

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“Zero-Tolerance” Driving Under The Influence of Drugs Law Proposed

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In the interest of clarifying California’s law regarding the crime of driving under the influence of drugs, a senator from Santa Ana has proposed a “zero tolerance” standard. If the bill passes, a person driving under the influence of drugs (with any amount of drugs in his/her system) could be convicted of

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“DUI Schools” in California

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Throughout California many courts order people convicted of DUI to complete a DUI education program, or “DUI school,” as part of the convicted person’s sentence.  The Santa Rosa DUI lawyers at our firm know that this educational option is often a helpful alternative to more severe sanctions for those convicted.  At the end of… Read More »

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Super Bowl Sunday DUI Arrests

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According to this Press Democrat Road Warrior Blog Article, On average, the CHP made nearly 450 Super Bowl Sunday DUI arrests on each of the Super Bowl Sundays for the last three years. Last year In Sonoma County, 14 people were arrested on Super Bowl Sunday for DUI and alcohol-related charges. State and local… Read More »

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Slight Sonoma County and Mendocino County DUI Arrests Increase

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Although new statistics recently released by the California Highway Patrol show that there is a slight Sonoma County and Mendocino County

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Zero Sonoma County DUI Related Deaths This Holiday Season

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