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Seizing your rights under the 4th Amendment

When police officers ask you if they may search your car, home or person, odds are that they lack the probable cause required to do so. If you consent, you essentially waive your rights under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The question to consider is whether you should give your consent.

Checkout the law before passing through police checkpoints

Many California motorists know how stressful it can be when you're pressed for time, almost late for a business meeting or date, and suddenly come upon an expected police checkpoint on the road. Officers stop you. Your heart starts beating faster. You're not sure what's happening, only that you'll likely never make your appointment on time now. It seems your bad day just got worse and you don't even know the reason for the stop.

Distracted driving and cell phones: Tips to stay safe

Today, our cell phones link us to the world. They connect us with our friends and family, with our jobs, with our community. These devices provide us entertainment, community, and directions. While these handheld devices have become an integral part of our everyday lives, we must acknowledge the ever-present danger of distracted driving as a result.  

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