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Hit and Run

Hit and Run Hit and Run Due to the way that laws are written, crimes involving vehicles vary depending on a variety of factors. The severity of the crime hinges on events including casualties or injury, damage to property, whether the driver was
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Reckless Driving in California

Reckless Driving in California If you are a licensed driver in California, then you will know of the possible charges against those found driving under the influence (DUI). However, did you know that you can be found guilty of other
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Circumstances Around Refusing to Perform a Chemical Test

Circumstances Around Refusing to Perform a Chemical Test Circumstances Around Refusing to Perform a Chemical Test Implied consent in California makes the educated assumption that all drivers know they will be subject to a breathalyzer test – a chemical test – if they are arrested by an officer
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Multiple DUI Convictions: Second and Third Offenses

Multiple DUI Convictions: Second and Third Offenses Multiple DUI Convictions: Second and Third Offenses A single driving under the influence (DUI) conviction can have negative consequences for a defendant and result in harsh penalties. In some cases, defendants can be arrested, charged, and convicted with a second,
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Law Against Tampering with a Vehicle

Law Against Tampering with a Vehicle Law Against Tampering with a Vehicle You probably already know that it is illegal to break into or steal a car, but did you know that it is also illegal to tamper with a vehicle? If a person tampers or
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Drinking Alcohol in a Vehicle in California

Drinking Alcohol in a Vehicle in California Drinking Alcohol in a Vehicle in California Regardless of whether you drive, everyone must and should be aware of the laws regarding drinking in a motor vehicle. Impaired or drunk driving is dangerous and can result in injuries or the
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What is Traffic School?

What is Traffic School? What is Traffic School? When someone commits a traffic violation, they will face consequences. In some cases, the law may allow for the driver to attend traffic school. You may wonder why a person would attend traffic school, if it
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Boating Under the Influence in California

Boating Under the Influence in California Boating Under the Influence in California During the warm summer months, many individuals and groups like to spend time on a boat. Boating is a fun past time for many, with people choosing to drink while on the boat. However,
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Appealing a Traffic Case

Appealing a Traffic Case When you make a traffic violation (or receive a ticket for a supposed violation), you will face a traffic case. In California, after receiving a traffic ticket there is a date for you to appear at
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Expunge Your DUI Record in California

Expunge Your DUI Record in California Expunge Your DUI Record in California In California, those who are found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs receive a DUI conviction on their criminal record. There are different types of DUIs and they range
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