The California Highway Patrol found a driver passed out behind the wheel of his car on the Bay Bride and arrested him for DUI. The driver informed the officers that his Tesla was on autopilot and the he was not driving. After arresting the driver, the San Francisco CHP found his blood alcohol level to be allegedly more than twice the .08% legal limit.
A drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in San Francisco, Marin County or in most counties throughout the San Francisco Bay Area can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple DUI offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in San Francisco, Oakland, Sausalito, or Daly City, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.
For more information about driving under the influence, traffic or criminal charges in Marin County, San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.