Drinking can Lead to Needing Bail

Drinking can Lead to Needing Bail

Drinking with friends is always fun. Grabbing a beer or margarita here and there seems like a great way to keep the party going. What kills a party buzz is driving while intoxicated. It’s all fun and games up until someone decides to makes the irresponsible decision to get behind a wheel.

Say you went out with friends the other night, and you thought someone else was going to be the designated driver. It turns out that it was your turn to be the DD, and now you have to drive everyone home after a few drinks. Against your better judgment you say you feel fine and decide to drive everyone home. After all, out of all of your friends, you’re the only one that can actually walk in a semi straight line.

By some miracle you’ve managed to drop all your friends off, and you didn’t wreck the car. Now your last stop will be your own house. While driving back home you get sleepy, and your driving skills are really slipping up. Luckily a cop sees you swerving and pulls you over. Even if your intentions were good and you didn’t hurt anyone, you still were over the legal limit. The officer, doing their job issues you a DUI. Now what?

You call the people you know you can depend on. Maybe a family member or maybe you call us, Cal Bail Bonds in Los Angeles, because we are always there when you need us.

Once you call us, you will immediately be in contact with one of trained bail agents who are available 24/7. The bail agent will help make this situation go as smoothly as possible. A DUI bail can cost you anywhere from $500 to $10,000. That is without any priors. If you do have priors, a DUI can cost you up to $50,000. That is a lot of money for one costly decision. On top of that, you can go to jail for at least six months. Nobody has time for that.

The bail agent will take your information, and get an affordable payment setup for you. In no time at all, your agent will have you out of jail and back home, safe and sound.

If you have any questions regarding bail, just call 877-793-2254 or click Chat With Us now.

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Smoking Marijuana While Driving

Smoking Marijuana While Driving

While the rest of the country may be debating what to do about cannabis, Californians have already decided. California recently legalized marijuana for recreational use. We followed several other states like Oregon, Washington, and Colorado. While we weren’t the first ones to legalize weed recreationally, we are still one of the eight states that allows it recreationally. However, like with alcohol and cigarettes, there are laws that have to be followed.

Arguably the most important place to follow the law is behind the wheel. When a person steps behind the wheel of a vehicle they greatly increase the chances of causing harm to someone. Vehicle related deaths are some of the highest in the nation.

Before California allowed the sale of recreational marijuana, they passed several laws in anticipation. In particular they passed a law in regards to driving while smoking. According to this law, written by Sen. Jerry Hill, if a person is caught smoking marijuana while operating a vehicle, or while riding in a vehicle, they can be subjected to a violation. The violation will include a fine of $70.

This really isn’t a new law for us. It’s already illegal to drive while intoxicated. Obtaining a DUI isn’t because you were drunk, it just means you were under the influence of some kind of substance. Along with not being intoxicated while driving, you cannot have an open container of cannabis in your vehicle. This is similar to you not being allowed to have an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.

Since we are one of the few states that have legalized the use of marijuana recreationally, we have to be the role model for other states in the future. As time continues, more studies will be released in regards to the use of marijuana, which will broaden our understanding of the subject as a whole. Until then, exercise caution, and just follow the law.

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