California Drunk Driving Law Center: Terms of Use and Legal Disclaimer

Welcome to "The Drunk Driving Law Center: California DUI / DWI Information", the internet's most popular source of information for drunk driving laws, DUI penalties, legal procedures, breathalyzers, blood alcohol tests, defenses, courts, California DUI lawyers and California DUI attorneys, driver's license suspensions, car insurance after a DWI and more. "The Drunk Driving Law Center: California DUI / DWI Information", also known as "The California Drunk Driving Law Center", was created and is maintained and owned by Lawrence Taylor, the "Dean of DUI Attorneys" and the senior member of "California's Premier DUI Defense Firm", with offices in Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County and Riverside County.

We invite both lawyers and members of the public to make full use of "The Drunk Driving Law Center: California DUI / DWI Information". In taking advantage of the information concerning California's "driving under the influence of alcohol" laws and other subjects contained on the website, however, you agree to be bound by all of the following terms and conditions of use.

All material appearing on "The Drunk Driving Law Center: California DUI / DWI Information", aka "The California Drunk Driving Law Center", is copyright by Lawrence Taylor. All of the information, content and services within "The Drunk Driving Law Center: California DUI / DWI Information" are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Copyright infringement will result in appropriate action being taken under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws.

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  • The Driver's Guide to DUI
  • The Drunk Driving Laws
  • Driving License Suspensions and DMV Driving Records
  • Finding a DUI Lawyer
  • California Courts and the Department of Motor Vehicles
  • DUI Police Detection and Investigation
  • Estimating Your Blood Alcohol Level
  • The Breath Machine (Breathalyzer)
  • Auto Insurance After a DWI
  • Auto Insurance: California Pilot's DUIs and the FAA
  • The Lawyer's Guide to DUI
  • Field Evidence (field sobriety tests)
  • Chemical Evidence (breath and blood tests)
  • Foresnic Toxicoloy Resources (blood and breath alcohol testing)
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs / Narcotics
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Finding an Expert Witness
  • Police and Prosecution Links
  • DUI / DWI Organizations
  • DUI Lawyers' Online Discussion Groups
  • Drunk Driving Defense Newsletters
  • DUI Lectures (by Lawrence Taylor)
  • Drunk Driving Legal Research
  • The Politics of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Laws

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