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V C Section 23572 Minor Passenger Enhanced Penalty
Minor Passenger: Enhanced Penalty


23572. (a) If any person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 and a minor under 14 years of age was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the offense, the court shall impose the following penalties in addition to any other penalty prescribed:

(1) If the person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 punishable under Section 23536, the punishment shall be enhanced by an imprisonment of 48 continuous hours in the county jail, whether or not probation is granted, no part of which shall be stayed.

(2) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 punishable under Section 23540, the punishment shall be enhanced by an imprisonment of 10 days in the county jail, whether or not probation is granted, no part of which may be stayed.

(3) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 punishable under Section 23546, the punishment shall be enhanced by an imprisonment of 30 days in the county jail, whether or not probation is granted, no part of which may be stayed.

(4) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 which is punished as a misdemeanor under Section 23550, the punishment shall be enhanced by an imprisonment of 90 days in the county jail, whether or not probation is granted, no part of which may be stayed.

(b) The driving of a vehicle in which a minor under 14 years of age was a passenger shall be pled and proven.

(c) No punishment enhancement shall be imposed pursuant to this section if the person is also convicted of a violation of Section 273a of the Penal Code arising out of the same facts and incident.

Added Sec. 84, Ch. 118, Stats. 1998. Effective January 1, 1999. Operative July 1, 1999.
Amended Sec. 38, Ch. 22, Stats. 1999. Effective May 26, 1999. Operative July 1 1999.

Fourth Offense DUI within ten years from your first offense elevates an otherwise standard DUI to a felony offense. It may result in a loss of license for three to ten years and loss of commercial license for life. That is why it is critical to request a DMV hearing within 10 days of your arrest or you waive your right to a hearing which will result in a license suspension thirty one days after your arrest. Mr. Price has successfully defended many people at DMV and kept them driving.

In Court, penalties of a fourth offense DUI range from an eighteen month alcohol class, MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) class, Public Work Service, up to three years in prison, possible interlock ignition device installation, and fines. DUI cases are extremely difficult to navigate and that is why you need the experience of Joshua Price in order to successfully defend your case!

Driver's who are over 21, but on DUI probation, cannot drive with a .01% or more BAC. If they do, they will be in violation of their DUI Probation. Consequences of such a violation may result in a one year hard suspension of their driver's license by DMV and/or additional consequences imposed by the Court.

The DMV and the Government must prove that the driver drove with a .01% or more BAC. They can use a chemical test of the driver's blood or breath OR simply use the results from a Preliminary Alcohol Screening Device test. Vehicle Code Section 23154 governs this violation. Although it is an infraction, one is entitle to a trial on this issue. These cases can be fought and won. Mr. Price has successfully defended these violations!

Zero Tolerance laws are governed by Vehicle Code Section 23136 and 23140 which prohibit any driver under the age of 21 to drive with a BAC of .01% or more. The Government can use a chemical test of the driver's blood or breath OR use simply a Preliminary Alcohol Screening device to determine if the driver is .01% or more BAC.

Driver's face a one year suspension of their driving privilege by DMV and consequences in Court if convicted. These offenses can be fought and won both at Court and at DMV. Mr. Price has been very successful in defending Under 21 drivers.

Third Offense DUI within ten years from your first offense (Misdemeanor) may result in a loss of license for three to ten years and loss of commercial license for life. That is why it is critical to request a DMV hearing within 10 days of your arrest or you waive your right to a hearing which will result in a license suspension thirty one days after your arrest. Mr. Price has successfully defended many people at DMV and kept them driving.

In Court, penalties of a third offense DUI range from an eighteen to thirty month alcohol class, MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) class, Public Work Service, up to one year in jail, possible interlock ignition device installation, and fines. DUI cases are extremely difficult to navigate and that is why you need the experience of Joshua Price in order to successfully defend your case!

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