November 3, 2013, 4:06 p.m. – The driver of a car that crashed on the 110 Freeway early Sunday, killing 2 passengers and injuring three others, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to reports. Read the full story HERE. 4.9 / 5 ( 23 votes ) Originally posted 2016-04-02 14:21:28.
CHP officers say a DUI driver turned eastbound onto Highway 46 from Jardine Road, but he drove into oncoming traffic. A car travelling on the westbound side didn’t have time to avoid hitting the other car. Full story at 4.2 / 5 ( 32 votes ) Originally posted 2016-04-02 14:21:28.
Unlike the legal limit for drinking and driving, the line between public intoxication and sobriety is a lot blurrier than most people realize, both for the offenders and law enforcement. First of all, there is no legal limit for public intoxication. The limitations for operating a vehicle after drinking are concise: anything above .08 will […]
Several U.S. senators have raised concern about cell phone apps that may be encouraging driving while intoxicated. Senators Charles Schumer of New York, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, Harry Reid of Nevada, and Tom Udall of New Mexico have asked Apple and Google to remove smartphone applications that alert motorists of the locations of police […]
Driving under the influence (DUI) arrests, trials, convictions, and sentences can be anxiety-producing, frightening experiences. Many first-time offenders find themselves overwhelmed by the process and unsure how to best navigate the criminal justice system to ensure they receive the least stringent penalty and punishment possible. It is not surprising that many DUI arrestees choose to […]
DUI, or driving while under the influence, is a misdemeanor in all 50 states if it is the defendant’s first offense. Most states also consider a second—or even a third—DUI to be a misdemeanor, provided a certain amount of time, generally seven to 10 years, has passed between offenses. What Is a Misdemeanor? A misdemeanor […]
A woman faces felony hit and run charges for a fatal Malibu DUI crash that took the life of 40-year old tow truck driver. According to local reports from KABC, the woman hit the driver, who was rendering aid to a stranded vehicle. She then fled the scene. She made it two miles before she […]
A Long Island man was sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Wednesday for the DWI-related death of a Nassau County cop — even though he wasn’t driving the car that killed the officer. Police Officer Joseph Olivieri was responding to two crashes caused by James Ryan’s drunken driving, jurors found in January, when […]