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Why DUI Breath Tests Cannot Be Trusted
Why DUI Breath Tests Cannot Be Trusted

After a DUI arrest in California, the police will ask a suspected drunk driver to take an alcohol breath test to determine his/her blood alcohol content (BAC). If a person’s BAC level is at least .08 percent, he/she will be charged with drunk driving. But how reliable are ...

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Blog posts in DUI

  • Determining Reasonable Suspicion in DUI Cases

    In a previous post, we discussed how police officers need probable cause to make a DUI arrest . But what lawful requirements must they meet to pull ...

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  • California Ignition Interlock Device Program Expands

    Effective as of January 1, 2019, SB 1046 requires repeat DUI offenders in California to install an ignition interlock device (IID) into each vehicle ...

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  • Does Eating Before Drinking Really Lower BAC?

    It is important to understand that you shouldn’t drink on an empty stomach. Not only does it take fewer drinks to become intoxicated, but it also ...

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  • Am I Required to Tell My Boss About a DUI Arrest?

    Getting arrested for a DUI can be frightening, stressful, confusing, and downright embarrassing. Many people often wonder if they need to tell their ...

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  • California DUI & Hit-and-Run

    A DUI is a serious offense in California. Not only does a conviction lead to time spent behind bars, costly fines, and the loss of driving privileges, ...

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  • The Effects of Prescription Drugs While Driving

    In August 2017, Tiger Woods was arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. According to the case’s toxicology report, the golf superstar who has won 14 ...

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  • Avoid Getting a DUI on Valentine’s Day

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, you want your partner to enjoy a romantic evening to celebrate your love and appreciation for one another. Many people ...

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  • How Law Enforcement Spots Drunk Drivers

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration compiled a list consisting of more than 100 visual cues for detecting drivers under the influence ...

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  • CHP Arrested 1,140 Suspected Drunk Drivers New Year's 2019

    Over the New Year’s holiday weekend between December 28 and January 2, California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials arrested a total of 1,140 suspected ...

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