DMV Victory – Lapse of Consciousness Hearing – Commerce Driver Safety Office

Case History: California Drivers Advocates was engaged to defend a client whose driver license had been summarily suspended by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.  The DMV took an immediate suspension action after they received a Confidential Morbidity Report from an emergency room physician reporting that our client had [...]

How does the DMV use a Confidential Morbidity Report

What is a Confidential Morbidity Report?   In the interest of public safety, the California Legislature has enacted a series of laws which make it mandatory for physicians or other health professionals to report certain types of medical conditions to the Department of Motor Vehicles. In accordance with Health & Safety [...]

DMV Victory – “Rising Alcohol Case” – San Bernardino Driver Safety Office

Case History: California Drivers Advocates was engaged to defend a young man whose driver license was in jeopardy of being suspended following a DUI arrest in Riverside County.  The 27 year old client was driving on the 60 freeway near Glen Avon when he missed his exit.  Unfamiliar with [...]

DMV Scene Inspection

In many instances, the California Department of Motor Vehicles will act to suspend a person's driving privilege based upon information contained within a police report, accident report, traffic citation, news report, or any of a dozen other sources that provide the DMV with cause to believe the driver has violated [...]

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DMV Scientific Evidence

Generally speaking, investigating DMV scientific evidence will occur when a person is facing a suspension or revocation of their driving privilege following an arrest or detention for DUI or a "zero tolerance" violation. In some instances, your CDA advocate may also seek to investigate DMV scientific evidence when preparing to [...]

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DMV Documentary Evidence

Another means by which a driver may rebut the DMV's evidence in an administrative hearing is by producing "documents" for consideration. Official documents are normally, reports, files, transcripts, or nearly any form of writing which tend to dispute or rebut the DMV's evidence. At the beginning of a DMV administrative [...]

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DMV Video Evidence

Among the most valuable pieces of evidence in any DMV administrative hearing is DMV video evidence footage. DMV Video evidence is an unbiased, unflinching recreation of an actual event that often surpasses the recollection of a live witness. Video footage can disprove the allegations of a police officer, confirm the [...]

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DMV Witness Investigation Interviews

When preparing for an administrative hearing, your CDA Advocate will be searching for any piece of evidence which may serve to rebut (disprove) the DMV's evidence. Evidence can come in several forms and from a variety of sources. The "witness" is invariably one of the strongest forms of evidence which [...]

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DMV Investigations

When a California driver enters an administrative hearing at the DMV, the Hearing Officer will introduce police reports, accident reports, chemical test results, and the driving record as the primary pieces of evidence. If the DMV had its way, this would be the only evidence considered. Don't let the DMV [...]

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