Amazines Free Article Archive - Monday, September 16, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133307)
 Advice (160837)
 Affiliate Programs (34734)
 Art and Culture (73677)
 Automotive (145670)
 Blogs (75034)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17122)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328394)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366258)
 Camping (10960)
 Career (72696)
 Christianity (15840)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241951)
 Construction (38994)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6566)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20384)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48196)
 Education (185191)
 Electronics (83491)
 Email (6391)
 Entertainment (159829)
 Environment (28934)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110898)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196387)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310265)
 Fitness (106009)
 Food & Beverages (62861)
 Free Web Resources (7937)
 Gambling (30224)
 Gardening (25097)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629391)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44033)
 Home Business (91549)
 Home Improvement (251330)
 Home Repair (46122)
 Humor (4819)
 Import - Export (5452)
 Insurance (45126)
 Interior Design (29544)
 International Property (3484)
 Internet (190977)
 Internet Marketing (146322)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80467)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98757)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18212)
 Music (27000)
 New to the Internet (9478)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129614)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12672)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126613)
 Recreation & Leisure (95261)
 Relationships (87453)
 Research (16157)
 Sales (80314)
 Science & Technology (110174)
 Search Engines (23450)
 Self Improvement (153093)
 Seniors (6231)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49282)
 Software (82990)
 Spiritual (23462)
 Sports (116077)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34065)
 Travel & Tourism (307256)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13427)
 Web Traffic (11727)
 Website Design (56809)
 Website Promotion (36560)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35763)
Author Spotlight

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more

I am Pankaj Rattan. I am a student. I love to ride my bike and play cricket. And i also love ...more

The Word of God is as, “Sweet as Honey”. God has Taken Me Through a Whole Lot of Things...more

Amit Tiwari is a Digital marketing expert with over 4 years of experience and a wide variety of know...more

I'm a Chief Operated Officer from KIMKOO Mattress machinery.The pen is mightier than the I ...more

California DUI Penalties Not To Be Taken Lightly by Vincent Feldman

Article Author Biography
California DUI Penalties Not To Be Taken Lightly by
Article Posted: 03/04/2016
Article Views: 971
Articles Written: 10
Word Count: 739
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

California DUI Penalties Not To Be Taken Lightly


Planning on a night out on the town in the State of California and think you’ll be perfectly OK to drive home again, even though you will have consumed an alcoholic beverage or two? Well, think again my friend because California DUI penalties are not to be taken lightly for a number of reasons.

DUI Laws VC §23152(a) and VC §23152(b)

There are 2 different driving offenses covered by California DUI law - VC §23152(a) and VC §23152(b). Drivers can be, and frequently are, charged under both DUI codes but as each carries identical penalties, drivers can only be sentenced under one or the other, not both.

VC §23152(a) relates to driving ability. You can be charged with DUI under this section of the code if the law enforcement officer who apprehends you has good reason to believe, or can verify in accordance with DUI laws, that you are in control of a vehicle whilst it’s moving after having consumed alcohol or drugs that impair your ability to drive safely. Even if you pass a breath or chemical test that shows your blood alcohol level is below the legal limit for your age. “Drugs” for the purposes of California DUI laws include legal over the counter medications like cough syrup and prescription drugs as well as illegal drugs.

VC §23152(b) or DUI Per Se relates to blood alcohol level and you will be charged with DUI under this code if:
  • you are found, by a breath test, to be driving with a blood alcohol level or BAC of 0.08% or higher (if you’re under 21 years of age, this limit drops to 0.01%. If you’re under 18 it’s zero tolerance. If the vehicle you’re driving requires a commercial DL the maximum BAC is 0.04%) OR
  • you provide a urine or blood sample where the attending law enforcement officer has good reason to believe will return a result of 0.08% or higher OR
  • you refuse to take a chemical test.

Under DUI or Admin per se law, you are issued with a Notice of Suspension by the law enforcement officer at the time of apprehension, and given a temporary 30-day license. Your confiscated license and all relevant information is then sent to the DMV, who conduct a review of the suspension. This review may overturn the suspension, in which case your license will be returned to you. If it doesn’t, which is usually the case, you have 10 days from the date you received the suspension order to request an administrative hearing with the DMV to hopefully successfully contest the suspension and have your license returned to you. This information can all be found on the Notice of Suspension but it’s buried in small print on the last page.

If no request for a hearing is made within 10 days, you forfeit the right to a hearing. The suspension then stands regardless of evidence and will begin 30 days from the date of the original Notice. If you have requested a hearing and lost, you will be notified of the start date by mail.

The DMV DL suspension period for a first offence is 4 months but if you refused to submit to a chemical test at the time of arrest, it’s 12 months. If it’s your second offence within 10 years, you’ll lose your license for 12 months or 2 years for refusing a chemical test. 3rd offense inside 10 years means 2 years or 3 for refusing the chemical test and if you offend a 4th time within 10 years, you are looking at a 3 year DL suspension or 4 for refusing the chemical test. For drivers under 21, the first offence carries a 12-month suspension.

Hire A Reputable California DUI Attorney From The Start

The DMV hearing is a civil matter and you have the right to have legal representation present. In fact, your best chance of persuading the DMV hearing officer to rule in your favor or at the very least grant you a conditional license lies with having a knowledgeable and experienced California DUI attorney to represent you. Furthermore, any penalties the DMV issue are separate to any further court issued fines, jail terms or other imposed sanctions and has no bearing on what a court may or may not subsequently decide.

Related Articles - California DUI Penalties, DMV Hearing,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.


Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
Please enter the code in the image:

 Author Login 
Register for Author Account


Advertiser Login


   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  


Great Paranormal Romance

World News


Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more

James Oleander is a professional writer on business and financial topics. He has published many arti...more

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more

An experienced, resourceful and highly motivated IT professional, with a proven record of success in...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from under the GNU FDL license