DUI News

Attorneys for Wrong-Way Arizona Driver Blame Agency for Crash, Injuries

Attorneys for a wrong-way driver say an Arizona Department of Public Safety sergeant is responsible for a crash that injured the driver and the sergeant. Patricia Carvalho is facing charges of attempted homicide, aggravated DUI and endangerment. The Los Ranchos, …

First e-Scooter DUI Case for Los Angeles

A Los Angeles man has been fined $550 and ordered to pay restitution for riding an electric scooter while intoxicated and knocking over a 64-year-old pedestrian on a sidewalk. The L.A. City Attorney’s Office said the prosecution of 28-year-old Nicholas …

The New DUI

This post is part of a series sponsored by PersonalUmbrella.com On average, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween compared to the rest of the year. With drugged driving on the rise, the hazards of this holiday …

Tesla Driver in California Blames Autopilot for Firetruck Crash, Arrested for DUI

Authorities say a Tesla driver, who said he thought his car was in Autopilot mode, crashed into the back of a firetruck in San Jose. The California Highway Patrol says the Tesla rear-ended a fire engine that was stopped with …

Family Reaches $13M Settlement with Seattle over Deadly Crash

The family of a couple killed in 2013 by a drunk driver has settled with the city of Seattle for $13 million. The family of Dennis and Judy Schulte settled with the city. Prosecutors say Mark Mullan was drunk when …

Nondrinker Wrongly Charged with DUI Gets Nearly $1M from NYC

A man who doesn’t drink but was arrested on an impaired driving charge has settled his lawsuit against New York City for nearly $1 million. According to the Daily News, Oliver Wiggins says he was charged in a cover-up after …

California Pulls Stoned Driving Ad Critics Argued Promoted Pot Use

California officials on Friday pulled an ad aimed at discouraging stoned driving after critics said it glorified and promoted marijuana use. The public service announcement was rolled out as California began allowing licensed stores to sell pot to adults on …

Lawmakers in Nevada Pushing Blood-Only Detection Of Marijuana DUIs

Weighing in on how Nevada should test people for stoned driving, lawmakers advanced a measure to eliminate urine samples as a viable measure for police to show a driver to be impaired by marijuana. Under the bipartisan proposal, law enforcement …

Nation’s Toughest DUI Limit at 0.05 Percent Passed by Utah Lawmakers

Utah could soon have the strictest DUI threshold in the nation after state lawmakers on Wednesday night voted to lower the limit for a driver’s blood-alcohol content to 0.05 percent, down from 0.08 percent. The measure heads to Utah’s governor, …

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants More Focus on Repeat Drunk Drivers

An Oklahoma woman was killed in a traffic accident on New Year’s Eve caused by a drunk driver who had been cited several times previously for driving under the influence. Now, an Oklahoma state representative is calling for a stronger …