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Determining Reasonable Suspicion in DUI Cases
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 someone over in the first place? Law enforcement needs to establish “reasonable suspicion” to make a traffic stop and detain a ...

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Blog posts in DUI

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Can You Get a DUI While Operating a Self-Driving Vehicle?

    Earlier this month, a Northern California man was arrested and charged with a DUI after he was found asleep behind the wheel of an autonomous Tesla on ...

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  • Common Mistakes Made by Police in DUI Cases

    Police are required to follow specific rules and protocols when investigating a suspected DUI driver and making a subsequent arrest. However, if any ...

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  • California Company Creates a Cannabis Breathalyzer

    The legalization of recreational cannabis has occurred in nine states and the District of Columbia, while 30 states and D.C. have legalized medicinal ...

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