Legal Limits in Washington State

What happens when you get a DUI in Washington State Driving under the influence is a serious offense, with lasting consequences. In Washington State, the penalties issued for a DUI offender widely vary, but it is likely that both administrative and criminal penalties will be issued. This can include Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM), a 90-day…

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Important Ignition Interlock Device Information

How do I know if I am eligible for an IID restricted license? For a first and repeat DUI offense with or without injury, a person may immediately apply for an IID restricted license at the end of their 30-day temporary license or before the suspension date after the DMV hearing. May a person install…

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Senate Bill No. 1046

Below is an outline of information related to SB 1046. For detailed information, click here. Please note: Both the SR22 and DUI program enrollment are required to receive either a restricted or unrestricted driving license. The only other change is that the client can obtain the three requirements in any order they choose.    …

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#Holy Fire- Breathe Easy Cares!

Dear Residents of Riverside County and Orange County, We have been monitoring from a distance the devastation #HolyFire is/has been unleashing on Riverside and Orange County and can only imagine how this is impacting the lives of our clients, families, friends and business associates. We understand the extreme difficulty for you and your neighbors in…

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Protecting Our Youth

Summer is the season that gives us long days and even longer nights, and many young and lack of experience drivers will be on the road for the first time.  The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are recognized as the deadliest for teens.  It is noted that collisions involving young drivers increase…

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Bill Introduced to Extend Bar Hours in Some California Cities

In January, California state Senator Scott Wiener, introduced a bill titled LOCAL (Let Our Communities Adjust Late-Night) in Sacramento. This bill (SB 905) is proposed as a five-year pilot program which would allow the cities of Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, and West Hollywood to choose to extend their bar hours until…

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How Does Horsepower Affect Insurance Rates?

There’s no denying that the type of car you drive plays an important role in your insurance premiums. Higher horsepower ratings, in particular, can significantly increase your rates and may even produce higher deductibles, too. Today on the blog, we will be discussing the meaning of horsepower in the eyes of insurance companies.   Sports…

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4 Quick Tips: How to Avoid Insurance Claims During the Holidays

The holidays are one of the busiest times of the year for many people, and a time of celebration as we gather with friends and family. The increase in holiday parties and festivities, colder weather, and traffic conditions can also lead to an increase in insurance claims. In order to keep this holiday season claim-free,…

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Breathalyzer Tests: How Do They Work and Are They Really Accurate?

Breathalyzer tests are essential tools for those in law enforcement who need to test the blood alcohol level of a person suspected of impaired or drunk driving. The breathalyzer testers used to collect samples are small infrared spectrometers. They include small but powerful computer processors to analyze and process sample data and determine when a…

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Debunking Myths About Getting a DUI in One State and Moving to Another

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Some people believe that if they are charged with a DUI and convicted of this offense in one state, and then they move to another, their DUI will not follow them. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Most states participate in interstate compacts—namely, the DLC (Driver’s License Compact) and the NVC (Nonresident Violator Compact). The…

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