Driving Under the Influence

California Vehicle Code 23152 defines the prohibitions for driving under the influence. It reads as follows:

(a) It is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle.

(b) It is unlawful for any person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.

The state charges you with both sections (a) and (b) which makes it eaier to obtain a conviction.

If you are charged with a DUI. There are defenses and you may actually be innocent of the charges. The legal limited in California is .08. this can be as little as 1 or 2 drinks depending on your weight and body size. 

A common reduction to a traditional driving under the influence charge is wet reckless. This is a reduced charge  of reckless driving with alcohol related.

If you are falsely charged with a DUI for driving while under the influence you should contact a lawyer for assistance. Driving under the influence is a serious legal offense. At the Brewer Law firm, criminal defense attorney Mike Brewer has extensive experience with DUI cases. As a former prosecutor Mike Brewer has prosecuted numerous driving under the influence cases and as a result knows how a prosecutor views and prosecutes these serious charges. In addition prior to going into private practice, Attorney Mike Brewer was public defender who zealously represented numerous DUI cases. Attorney Mike Brewer is an experienced, skilled and well respected lawyer who can zealously represent your interests.

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