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  • CALIFORNIA DMV ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES

    The administrative penalties are normally more important to the California resident than to residents of other states. At the time of your arrest, you would normally be given a Notice of Suspension if your blood-alcohol level was .08 or greater or if you refused to take an eviden...

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  • UNDERSTANDING FST'S - 3 of 3

    Walk and Turn Field Test Correct administration of this field test requires that it be performed on a hard, dry, level, non-slip surface with sufficient room for the suspect to complete nine heel-to-toe steps. This test does in fact lose some validity when conducted in certain wi...

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  • UNDERSTANDING FST'S. - 2 of 3

    Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus The suspect must be instructed to look straight ahead, keeping the head still while following and focusing on the stimulus with the eyes until told to stop. The stimulus must be twelve to fifteen inches in front of the suspect's eyes for ease of focus. T...

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  • Understanding California's The Field Sobriety Tests: Part 1 of 3

    Understanding California's The Field Sobriety Tests Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST) are psychophysical tests. A test is an "objective" and "standardized" measure of a sample of behavior, focusing on three elements: 1)Objectivity: Aspects of a test are based on objecti...

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  • California: DRIVER’S LICENSE REINSTATEMENT MANUEL

    CORRECTING A DUI VIOLATION The steps to correct a DUI depend on whether its a 1st, 2nd, 3rd or more DUI in 10 years, whether alcohol only or a drug was involved, and whether anyone was injured. The main condition you must meet is to complete the DMV-approved treatment for that D...

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  • California DUI Laws & Penalties

    When arrested on a drunk driving charge in the state of California the DUI laws state that a person accused of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is in violation of California vehicle code 23152(a); which states that it is against the law for any person to operate o...

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