California DUI: Basic FAQs
Answers to the common DUI questions
DUI: Fines & Penalties
Simple summary of penalties
DUI: First Offense
Explanation of rules for first offendors
DUI Second Offense
Rules for second offendors
DUI: Third Offense
Dealing with a third offense
Laws and penalties for underage DUI in California.
California Aggravated DUI
Learn about aggravating factors when charged with a DUI in California.
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in California
Laws and penalties for driving under the influence of drugs.
Wet Reckless California
Get the details about wet reckless as a plea in California.
California DUI: What are Pre-trial Procedures?
Learn what happens between arrest and trial.
Using a Public Defender in California for a DUI Case
Do You Meet the Requirements for a PD in California?
California DUI: 5 Things You Might Not Expect
Here are some things you may not know about a California DUI arrest.
Sobriety Checkpoints in California
Can the police randomly stop motorists in the Golden state?
California DUI: Refusal to Take a Blood, Breath or Urine Test
What happens if you refuse?
California DUI: Chemical Testing
Taking the Blood or Breath Tests
Chemical Test Refusal
What if you refuse to test?
California DUI: Plea Bargains
Can you handle a plea bargain?
In California, An Expert Witness, Alone, Will Not Provide a BAC-Lowering Defense
If you fight a DUI charge based on a "rising BAC" defense, you (or your lawyer) must provide evidence as to the reliability of the testing devices.
In California, When Can You Claim That the Breathalyzer Got It Wrong?
In California, in a per se DUI case, an expert witness cannot conclude that properly-maintained, approved breath testing devices are generally inaccurate.
Teen Driving Laws
Information on California Teen Driving Rules, Insurance Requirements & Drivers License.
Cell Phone and Texting Laws
Rights and restrictions for cell phones and texting.
Rules about insurance and SR-22.
Five Ways to Win Your Case in Court
Five helpful tips to appeal your traffic ticket.
Rules about speeding and license suspensions.
Running Red Lights and Stop Signs in California
Penalties and enforcement for running red lights and stop signs.
Typical Speeding Ticket Fines in California
Here are some of the typical speeding ticket fines in California and how they add up.
Points on a California CLD License (Commercial Vehicle)
Getting points on your record can result in job loss, license suspension and serious fines.
California Text Messaging Ban
Information on the California Text Messaging Ban a California Driving Law.
Passengers and Pets in Pickup Trucks
Learn whether or not there are laws restricting passengers or pets in pickup beds in California.
Driving Without a License in California
What does it mean to drive while your license is expired, revoked, suspended or cancelled?
Driver's License Point System in California
How Many Points Before Your License is Suspended?
How Traffic Ticket Fines are Calculated in California
Base fines, fees, and penalty assessments: How they add up to the total you pay on a California traffic violation.