According to a report from the Santa Barbara Independent, a 22-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle collision in Santa Barbara County. The two-vehicle accident happened on a divided stretch of road.
On July 21st, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 331—a law focused on stopping organized retail theft crimes. Among other things, the legislation extends the sunset date of the organized retail crime law and reauthorizes funding for the CHP's Organized Retail Crime Task Force.
In March, the National Safety Council (NSC) released its preliminary report on highway safety for 2020. In spite of the fact that there was a substantial decrease in total traffic volume because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the total number of automobile accident fatalities in the United States actually increased last year—wiping out more than a decade of progress.
If you are arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Santa Barbara, CA, it is likely that you will be asked to submit to a breathalyzer test. You may be wondering: What happens if I refuse to give a post-arrest breath sample in California?
After the vote to legalize recreational marijuana in California, many are asking whether legalization will lead to increased use and car accidents caused by driving while impaired (DUI).
We might look to Washington State, which legalized recreational marijuana in December 2012, for some clues about the effects of the change of law.
Have you been charged with driving while impaired in California and want to find out how an experienced defense lawyer would handle your case? Hands on and authoritative, this guide reveals the best strategies that veteran California DUI defense lawyer Steven Andrade employs as a longtime defense attorney and former prosecutor to defend DUI clients successfully.
When most adults think of dangerous driving behavior, they think of operating a vehicle while intoxicated or driving too fast. While drunk driving and speeding are risky behaviors that could result in a serious accident, they are not the only things that drivers should avoid.