How to Minimize Risk When Drinking Alcohol in Downtown San Diego?

How to minimize risk when drinking alcohol in downtown San Diego?      1. Rethink going out during the “reopening” period. A major risk that can easily be avoided is the regular DUI checkpoints that are expected to reconvene during this period. Not to mention the obvious, of having someone infect you with the Coronavirus/COVID-19.  Reclosing […]

Military Base DUI Court Case in San Diego

Military Base DUI Court Case Details A Fleet ASW base Expeditionary Strike Group, active military man, loves a good 10% IPA beer. It does not take much to get you 2x over the .08% BAC legal limit in California. This is measured by PL-33, PL-36 Intoxmeters Inc. EC/IR-II breath test machine, after an officer-claimed a 15 […]

Free Online AA Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

If you get arrested for a DUI, it is possible an alcohol problem could be the root of it. When your BAC is well over the .08% limit, and/or this is not your first DUI, there’s a strong indication that you need to make a change. One thing I have discovered as a San Diego […]

High BAC or Prior DUI Case in San Diego County – What to do?

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What should be the first items of business when you are arrested with a high BAC, for a second DUI, or for a third DUI while being well over the legal limit? Obviously, the DUI prosecuting lawyer and the San Diego Superior Court will not be pleased when they see a high BAC and/or prior […]

Study Shows Chronic Marijuana Use Impedes Driving Skills

According to CNN, a new study was published that tested chronic marijuana use and its effect on driving. They defined “heavy use” as a minimum of 4-5 times a week and a total of at least 1,500 times in a lifetime. The researchers used a customized driving simulator to test the subjects and the subjects […]

Celebrate a Fun-Filled Halloween and Avoid Being a DUI Statistic

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Celebrate a Fun-Filled Halloween Celebrating Halloween should be a fun event for all ages. Whether that means dressing up in elaborate costumes, trick-or-treating, or gathering with friends and family for a festive party. However, sadly, those celebrations often involve alcohol and drunk driving, which can quickly cause fun to become frightening. Statistics indicate that Halloween […]

How much does a DUI attorney cost?

For a first-time misdemeanor DUI, a DUI attorney generally costs in the ballpark of $1,500 to $5,000.  A California DUI Lawyer Association (CDLA) Specialist often starts at $2,500 – $4,500. Immediately get a free online DUI attorney consultation form – click now for a $1,000 Discount. Fees can usually increase if there is a felony, […]

DUI / DWI Laws & Penalties by State

Drunk drivers are known to cause a lot of personal injury and damage in the United States. Each state has its own unique set of laws and restrictions related to the use of alcohol and drugs while operating a vehicle. States even refer to them differently. Some states use Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving […]