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1 accused of DUI during recent traffic stop in California

While being involved in a traffic stop might not be ideal, in some cases, it could be unavoidable. Even something as minor as a burnt-out headlight or noisy exhaust pipe could prompt authorities to pull a driver over. Unfortunately, a recent traffic stop in California has left a 52-year-old woman facing DUI charges after she allegedly struck a police car and attempted to flee the scene.

Off-duty police officer faces DUI charges in California

There may be a multitude of scenarios in which a driver can become drowsy while operating a motor vehicle. Those who are on the road for extended periods or have demanding work schedules could be more susceptible to fatigue. Unfortunately, an off-duty police officer has been arrested and is now facing DUI charges after allegedly falling asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle in California.

2 facing DUI charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash

Two individuals have been arrested in relation to an incident in which a passenger allegedly attempted to switch seats with a driver after a crash in California. Leaving the scene of a crash is never advisable and can also lead to criminal charges. Regardless of the motivations behind a similar action, switching seats with a driver while under the influence may only make matters worse and could leave both parties accused of DUI.

Car trouble leads to DUI charges for California man

Car trouble can happen to anyone at any moment and can leave a person stranded on the side of the road. Upon encountering such a vehicle, authorities may stop in to check on the driver and offer assistance where necessary. Unfortunately, an incident that took place under similar circumstances in California has left a 23-year-old man facing DUI charges.

1 facing DUI charges after losing leg in motorcycle crash

Being involved in a motorcycle accident can be a devastating experience that could leave a person with life-altering injuries. While dealing with serious injuries can be challenging enough as is, should authorities believe the accident occurred under suspicious circumstances, a person could also face criminal charges. A 60-year-old man is facing DUI charges after losing his leg during a recent motorcycle accident in California.

DUI: 1 accused of operating electric scooter while impaired

After a night out on the town having drinks with family or friends, many individuals in California may choose to forgo operating a motor vehicle and pursue alternate forms of transportation. However, a person might find it advisable to take care when choosing another method of travel, as operating any manner of vehicle during this time could lead to criminal charges. A 41-year-old man has reportedly received a citation for DUI after allegedly operating an electric scooter while impaired.

1 charged with DUI following alleged pursuit in California

Being involved in a routine traffic stop can be a stressful and harrowing experience. However, attempting to evade a traffic stop is never advisable and may only lead law enforcement agents to have increased suspicion of unlawful activity. A 46-year-old man has been arrested and accused of DUI after allegedly leading police on a short pursuit during a recent incident in California.

Incident in parking lot leads to DUI charges for 1

A California man has recently been accused of driving under the influence in relation to his alleged involvement in an incident that is said to have taken place in the parking lot of a local shopping center. In addition to felony DUI charges, he also stands accused of assault. Those who face similar charges could choose to prepare for upcoming legal proceedings by seeking guidance from a defense attorney.

Reports of suspicious driving behavior leave 1 accused of DUI

There may be numerous scenarios in which a driver might find it difficult to maintain proper lane control, ranging anywhere from momentary distraction to fatigue. Unfortunately, it may also be easy to assume that such behavior could be the result of intoxication. A 37-year-old man has been arrested and is facing DUI charges after authorities received reports of a driver exhibiting suspicious behavior in California.

1 facing DUI charges following death of motorcycle rider

A motor vehicle accident can take place in an instant and can place the safety of everyone nearby at risk. Following the initial impact, nearby drivers may find it challenging to react in time to avoid becoming involved. Similar instances can be even more of a concern when they occur at night, when visibility is reduced. A California woman has been charged with DUI after she was unable to avoid striking a man who had just been involved in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident.

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