What Counts as Reasonable Suspicion in a DUI Investigation?

What Counts as Reasonable Suspicion in a DUI Investigation? In order for San Diego law enforcement to stop you for driving under the influence (DUI), they must have reasonable suspicion you have committed such a crime. If an officer has reasonable suspicion, they can conduct a brief field investigation. If further evidence of a DUI […]

San Diego Supreme Court Covid-19 Updates

San Diego Supreme Court Covid-19 Updates Here are some San Diego Supreme Court Covid-19 updates: After a 10-week closure, the San Diego Superior Courthouse finally resumed activity on May 26th. While the courthouse has reopened, they did not do so without a strict set of guidelines and modifications. In order to comply with Covid-19 protocols, many necessary […]

How Can You Get a Wet Reckless When Only Wet?

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How can you get a Wet Reckless when only wet? California Highway Patrol (CHP) DUI Officers This particular California Highway Patrolman (CHP) happens to be one of their DUI officers. CHP DUI officers are highly trained. They begin their training at the Academy in Sacramento. There they learn to operate breath tests, talk to jurors […]

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 […]