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.
Motor vehicle accidents may take place under a variety of circumstances. For instance, with the inherent reduction in visibility, accidents that take place at night may simply be the result of poor lighting and driver disorientation. Unfortunately, a recent single-vehicle accident in which a passenger suffered injuries has left a 25-year-old man facing felony DUI charges in California.
A car accident can occur at any given moment and being involved in a collision can be a daunting experience. Those who suffer serious injuries in an accident may also face extensive medical bills and a lengthy period of recovery, which is a combination that can have a substantial impact on a person's future. Unfortunately, a recent accident in California has also left a 23-year-old woman accused of drunk driving.
Pedestrian-related collisions can have devastating consequences, and being involved in such an accident can be a daunting experience. Those who hit and cause injuries to a pedestrian may carry the experience with them for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, a recent collision involving similar circumstances has left a 48-year-old man facing drunk driving charges in California.
Being involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident can be a stressful and daunting process. Those who survive such an incident might experience severe emotional trauma in the process and they may carry the experience with them throughout life. Unfortunately, a recent fatal accident that is said to have occurred in California has left a 35-year-old man accused of drunk driving.
Being involved in a serious motor vehicle accident can be a devastating experience. Once a dangerous collision occurs, law enforcement agents may be tasked with investigating the incident to determine what might have caused it to take place. Unfortunately, a recent collision that injured two individuals, one of whom was an on-duty police officer, has left a 49-year-old man accused of drunk driving in California.
Once a collision takes place, it may be advisable to remain at the scene and check on the safety of all parties involved. Should a person choose to leave the scene of a crash, authorities may be more inclined to suspect the presence of wrongful behavior. A 74-year-old man has recently been accused of drunk driving in relation to his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident that injured a pedestrian in California.
There might be a variety of scenarios in which a person could lose control of a vehicle and veer off course. In some cases, a moment of distraction can have a similar outcome, and a medical emergency can also leave a person momentarily incapable of staying on course. A recent incident in which witnesses claim a car veered onto the beach and became slightly submerged in the ocean has left a man facing DUI charges 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.
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.