Posts by RizeUp Media

How a Field Sobriety Test Can be Used Against You in a DUI Case

When a motorist is pulled over by a police officer under the suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a series of field sobriety tests may be given to the driver. The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) established these field sobriety tests as a standard to determine if motorists…

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All You Need to Know About Ignition Interlock Devices (IID)

Following a robust and extensive pilot program in parts of California, new legislation that came into effect at the beginning of this year has significantly changed penalties for DUI offenses by requiring or providing the option to install an ignition interlock device in many more cases.  Governor Edmund Brown signed into law SB 1046, which…

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Understanding SR22 Requirements

A number of circumstances may lead you to seek an SR22, which is becoming an increasingly popular requirement in California in conjunction with IIDs (ignition interlock devices). Knowing what an SR22 is and what the process is for obtaining one is important so that you can take the right steps to reinstate or maintain your…

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