Each year around the holiday season, traffic on the roadways increases significantly. It is estimated that 30 percent of all Americans travel during holiday celebrations. As you can imagine, with a surge in travel also comes a rise in DUI-related traffic incidents. In 2013 alone, 10,076 people were killed in alcohol-related vehicular accidents, accounting for … Continue reading
Being convicted of a felony DUI could have serious consequences. Our San Jose DUI defense attorney could help.
When you are arrested for DUI in the state of California, the procedure from the time of being pulled over to being charged is rapid—and a significant portion of your immediate future hangs in the balance of those few minutes. Immediately following an arrest, the officer must immediately forward a copy of the suspension (or … Continue reading
If you have been accused of driving under the influence in California, there are several things you need to know to know about your rights when it comes to chemical testing. Whenever you get behind the wheel of a car in the United States, you are under the auspices of implied consent. Understanding Implied Consent Every … Continue reading
In 1990, a law was passed in California that made it possible for law enforcement authorities to immediately suspend the license of any person caught driving under the influence. This law, known as Administrative Per Se (APS), was implemented as a means to address and combat the state’s 1,500 annual crash-related deaths in which alcohol … Continue reading
After you are arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), the arresting officer may confiscate your driver’s license. The license will remain confiscated—out of your possession—throughout the entire revocation or suspension period. The period of revocation or suspension is determined by the DMV, upon conducting an administrative review. … Continue reading