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What may violate an ignition interlock device order?

If you have been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in California, you no doubt have many questions. One of the things you will want to learn about is the set of penalties you may face if you are convicted. According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, this may include the use of an ignition interlock device. The length of time you must use an IID may vary based upon any prior offenses and whether or not you have been convicted of a DUI under California Vehicle Code or of a vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated offense under the California Penal Code.

AG reverses direction for seeking mandatory minimums

It has long been argued that we have lost the so-called “war on drugs.” Prisons are overcrowded with non-violent drug offenders; police are spending massive resources of enforcing drug laws many people consider heavy-handed; people’s families and livelihoods are destroyed with a single, non-violent drug offense.

How A DUI Could Impact Your Career

After a night out with friends, you take a chance and decide to drive yourself home. A car service would have been more expensive than you prefer, and you have definitely driven home on nights where you’ve drank more. You’re not worried. So when lights and sirens come your way, you’re surprised. When the officer tells you to take a breath test and you fail, you know what happens next.