Drunk and driving is a punishable offense in California. The drunk drivers can be convicted either as a Misdemeanor or as a Felony depending upon the severity of the crime. According to the law, if an individual is charged with DUI four times within ten years, then the individual will be convicted under felony and will face severe charges like a sentence of imprisonment.
- According to law, in order to convict an individual on the charges of DUI/DWI, BAC was to be taken at the time of the incident.
- A DUI/DWI conviction can be bargained and pleaded down to wet reckless in California, if there is no serious crime involved and the amount of alcohol consumed is in its borderline.