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Is it your first DUI?

by SBC on 12/02/19

Getting arrested and charged with driving under the influence, or DUI, can be scary, especially if this is your DUI first offense. You already know that the penalties for DUI are harsh, as the advertising campaigns put on billboards, radio, and TV have told people for years about how DUI is a serious offense. In fact, you may have even seen such slogans as “DUI – You can’t afford it.” Fortunately, if you are a first time offender, there are some options that you may be able to take that will help you lessen the penalties you are facing in your DUI case. Knowing what these options are is the first step to getting your life back on track after a DUI arrest. CLICK HERE to continue reading. 

Community Service

by SBC on 11/15/19

Community service has been used in most states in the U.S. since the early part of the 20th century. In the case of a DUI, performing a certain number of hours of community service may sometimes substitute for jail time, depending on the court's decision. Click here for information about signing up for community service

Repeat DUI offender arrested for 8th time in San Mateo County

by SBC on 11/08/19

"The rules against drunk drivers mean nothing to him and he's endangering you, me and every citizen on the road." South San Francisco Police arrested a man for driving drunk, who has seven prior DUI convictions. CLICK HERE to continue reading. 

Indianapolis man arrested for DUI with 2 kids in car

by SBC on 10/18/19

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - State Police arrested an Indianapolis man Thursday for driving drunk with children in the car.

State Police dispatchers got the call around 2:45 p.m. about a dark passenger car heading west on Interstate 70 that was driving erratically and hit a guardrail.

A trooper found the car about 10 miles from the Illinois state line. It was partially on the shoulder and partially down an embankment facing the road, and it was on fire. CLICK HERE to continue reading. 


by SBC on 10/11/19

Woman faces DWI with child charge after driving through fatal crash scene. CLICK HERE to read.