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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Operating a commercial vehicle can be a demanding task and with the decrease in maneuverability, any errors can be difficult to correct. Those who veer off course in such a vehicle may find themselves facing a potentially hazardous scenario that could place their safety and health at risk. Unfortunately, a recent single-vehicle crash in California has left the driver of a cement truck facing DUI charges.
Law enforcement officers employ a variety of measures in an attempt to cut down on driver impairment. In some cases, authorities may set up temporary DUI checkpoints, and those who encounter these checkpoints may be uncertain of their rights and how best to handle the situation. Several drivers were given citations at a recent checkpoint in California that also left two individuals facing DUI charges.