Category Archives: DUI
IS REPORTING MANDATORY?
Our communications are not intended to deal exclusively with mandatory reporting requirements, whether applicable or not. The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) is found in the California Government Code, section 11340 et seq. This statute establishes “rulemaking” procedures and standards for California state agencies. Additionally, California regulations must be in compliance with regulations adopted by OAL … Read More
2016 New California Laws
There are about 800 new California laws that went into effect on January 1, 2016. Here are a few noted by the following topics: Driving Under the Influence – drivers convicted of a DUI (whether alcohol or drugs) in four California counties [Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento & Turlare], under an existing program that will remain … Read More
Intoxicated Passenger Unable to Collect from Taxi Service
A taxi company and its driver were sued for wrongful death (negligence) when a passenger who was intoxicated exited the cab, and then within a half an hour walked into heavy traffic and was killed by a drunk driver. On March 11, 2015, a Santa Barbara Court jury concluded the decedent’s mother could not collect … Read More