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Head-on crash leaves 1 facing DUI charges in California

When it comes to operating a motor vehicle, even a slight error in judgment could prove devastating. Should a person misjudge an oncoming vehicle's speed prior to attempting to maneuver a left turn, it could be nearly impossible for the other driver to react in time to avoid a collision. Unfortunately, a recent accident that left two individuals with injuries in California has also left one of the drivers facing DUI charges.

DUI charges: Some prescription medications may cause impairment

Being accused of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol can be a scary and stressful experience. However, when it comes to allegations of impaired driving, the presence of alcohol might not always be a contributing factor. There are a variety of medications that can affect one's ability to drive and operating a vehicle while under the effects of a prescription medication could also leave a person in California facing DUI charges.

High-speed crash leads to DUI charges for 1 in California

Operating a motor vehicle at a high rate of speed may come with a variety of risks. The monetary ramifications of a citation for speeding can be substantial and should an accident take place, the potential consequences of suffering or causing serious injuries could prove difficult to manage. Unfortunately, a recent high-speed collision that left several individuals with injuries has also left a 39-year-old man in California facing DUI charges.

Crash leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges in California

A recent incident in which a vehicle crashed into the side of a home in California has reportedly left a 23-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence. A conviction for drunk driving carries severe consequences and those who face similar charges may wish to prepare for what comes next by focusing on their defense. However, without the necessary legal knowledge, the process can be stressful and complex.

Bus driver accused of drunk driving in California

When most people think of DUI charges, they may immediately associate the incident with the presence of alcohol. However, there are other factors that can affect a person's ability to operate a motor vehicle, such as the influence of prescription medications. A bus driver is currently facing drunk driving charges in California after crashing the vehicle into a guardrail with passengers on board.

Drunk driving: Bill would lower legal limit to drive if approved

Upon being accused of operating a vehicle while impaired, the average person may lack the necessary legal experience to know how best to approach the subsequent process. Even those who are somewhat familiar with such allegations may also find it difficult to stay up to date on any possible changes to the law. A new bill has been introduced which would reportedly lower the legal limit to operate a motor vehicle in California, and if it is passed into law, the number of those who face drunk driving charges may increase substantially.

Chain-reaction crash leaves man accused of drunk driving

Although perhaps unavoidable at times, pulling over to the side of a busy highway can be somewhat dangerous. In some cases, other drivers may have trouble seeing a car parked on the shoulder of the road until it's too late, and the fallout of a subsequent accident can be disastrous. Unfortunately, a recent collision involving similar circumstances in California has left a 23-year-old man accused of drunk driving.

Head-on crash leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges in California

There are a variety of scenarios in which a person may lose control of a vehicle and cross into the wrong lane of traffic. Whether it stems from the onset of a medical condition, or from a moment of distraction, should this action lead to a collision, the results can be disastrous. Unfortunately, one person has been accused of drunk driving following a recent head-on collision in California.

Single-car crash leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges

In the moment it takes to read a text or reach for something in the passenger seat, a motor vehicle can drift off course and travel hundreds of feet in the wrong direction. Once a vehicle veers off the road, panic may set in and leave a driver incapable of making the necessary maneuvers to minimize the fallout. A recent single-vehicle accident in California that left a 36-year-old woman with major injuries has also left her accused of drunk driving.

Christmas Day crash leaves 1 accused of drunk driving

Being involved in a motor vehicle collision can be a scary experience. Upon getting in an accident, the average person might be uncertain how best to respond, and the stress involved may cause a person to make decisions that are not advisable, such as fleeing the scene. Unfortunately, a recent accident involving similar circumstances in California has left a 19-year-old man accused of drunk driving.

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