Can you refuse a sobriety test?

Under California law, you are not required to perform a field sobriety test. However, the police officer is still able to arrest you if they believe there is enough evidence that you were driving under the influence. What field sobriety tests do most police officers...

When does DUI become a felony?

A DUI is a serious offense in California and in all states, but first-time offenses are commonly misdemeanors. However, a driver could face felony charges in some cases depending on each state's law. Drivers may undergo an assessment to determine their drinking habits...

What people should know about IIDs

California residents who have been convicted of drunk driving might be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in their vehicles. An IID is essentially a Breathalzyer for the vehicle that a person blows in before attempting to start the car. If the...