Author: Santa Barbara DUI Attorney

How Accurate are Ignition Interlock Devices?

How Accurate are Ignition Interlock Devices?

How Accurate Are Ignition Interlock Devices? One Of The Most Common Requirements Following A DUI Citation Is The Installation Of An Ignition Interlock Device, Or IID. An Ignition Interlock Device Is A Built-In Car Breathalyzer Connected To A Vehicle’s Ignition That Detects A Driver’s Blood Alcohol Content Before Allowing The Driver To Start Their Vehicle….

DMV Point System in California

DMV Point System in California

DMV Point System In California Are You Familiar With The DMV Point System In California? California’s DMV Point System Was Established To Safely Monitor Driving Behaviors Using A Simple And Quantitative Format. This System Rates Each Traffic Violation Or Accident Report And Assigns A Corresponding Value To Your DMV Driver’s Record. Most Traffic Tickets Can…

UBER talk with Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Ken Hallum
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UBER talk with Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Ken Hallum

In two separate reports from entrepreneur.com and nj.com a research paper titled “Show Me The Way To Go Home: An Empirical Investigation of Ride Sharing and Alcohol Related Motor Vehicle Homicide,” by researchers at Temple University ran an analysis and found that use of car-sharing services, and Uber in particular, led to a decrease in the number of homicides…

Truck Speeding Penalties in California

Truck Speeding Penalties in California

Truck Speeding Penalties in California Speeding Penalties For Different Types Of Vehicles Greatly Vary. Typically, The Bigger The Vehicle, The Bigger The Fine. Here In California, Speeding Truck Drivers Face Graver Penalties Compared To Non-Commercial Vehicle Drivers. Truck Drivers Are Held To A Higher Standard Than Other Drivers On The Road. Driving A Truck, Especially…

Speeding Tickets Increase Car Insurance

Speeding Tickets Increase Car Insurance

Speeding Tickets Increase Car Insurance Getting Two Or More Speeding Tickets Within A Three-Year Period Is A Surefire Way To Increase Your Insurance Rate. However, The Good News Is That You May Not Even Receive An Increase If You Just Commit One Violation Within Three Years. Typically, Those Who Receive A Rate Adjustment After A…

How to Get a Red Light Ticket Dismissed

How To Get A Red Light Ticket Dismissed

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers remind of the DMV license suspension “10-Day Rule”
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers remind of the DMV license suspension “10-Day Rule”

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers remind of the DMV license suspension “10-Day Rule” The National Summer DUI Enforcement Campaign is in full swing in Santa Barbara County. The Summer DUI Mobilization Campaign began on August 21st and continues through September 7th. The Santa Barbara DUI Task Force “Avoid the 12” funding is provided by a grant…

Received A DUI? Follow These Seven Tips For Finding A Lawyer Who Will Fight For You
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Received A DUI? Follow These Seven Tips For Finding A Lawyer Who Will Fight For You

Received A DUI? Follow These Seven Tips For Finding A Lawyer Who Will Fight For You A DUI is a serious offense and it could have lasting affects on your life. In many cases, you will be looking at having to pay a hefty amount of fines, you could have your license revoked, and you…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer answers “Why so many breath tests?”
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer answers “Why so many breath tests?”

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer answers “Why so many breath tests?” As a Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer I am often asked, “why did the officer make me take the breath test over and over?”. In the course of a DUI Santa Barbara cops may administer two different breath tests: yes, two different tests. The two different…

What To Do If Facing A Santa Barbara DUI Or Test Refusal
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What To Do If Facing A Santa Barbara DUI Or Test Refusal

What To Do If Facing A Santa Barbara Dui Or Test Refusal If you’re pulled over, suspected of drunk driving, should a suspected Santa Barbara drunk driver refuse a blood alcohol (BAC) test? As a Santa Barbara DUI Attorney I am asked this very question time and time again. Based on statewide averages reported by…