DMV Cracks Down on Fraudulent Disability Placards

DMV Cracks Down on Fraudulent Disability Placards

California’s DMV is cracking down on motorists who improperly apply for disability parking placards so they can use specially marked parking spots, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Agency enforcement actions in cases of improper use of disability placards have more than doubled over the last year, when crackdowns were prompted mostly by citizen complaints.… Read More

Bail for Traffic Trials Illegal: Chief Justice

Bail for Traffic Trials Illegal: Chief Justice

Demanding bail for traffic trials happens all across California.

Let’s say you get a ticket for running a stop sign, but you know you didn’t to it. You go to court and ask the clerk or judge for a trial so you can put the officer to their proof. In most California courts, you will be asked to post “bail” before they will give you your day in court.

Though … Read More

Prince William police officer leads Northern Virginia in DUI arrests

Officer Jeremy Schenck started his law enforcement career on the wrong side of a police car.

As a teenager in upstate New York, he was riding in a friend’s car when an officer pulled them over and found they had alcohol in the back seat. While the officer drove him home that night, Schenck worried a little about what his parents would say when they learned he had been about … Read More

Man blows 0.00 on breathalyzer, gets arrested for DWI

Man blows 0.00 on breathalyzer, gets arrested for DWI

Back in 2013, Texas resident Larry Davis ran either a red light or stop sign (reports vary) in his Buick in the city of Austin. Despite his insistence that he had had only one drink, he was put in handcuffs and arrested for driving while intoxicated. Then, when he was given a Breathalyzer test by the AustinPolice Department, he blew a 0.00. Nonetheless, as KVUE reports, Mr. Davis spent the … Read More