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New DUI Laws Coming for Uber Drivers

New DUI Laws Coming for Uber Drivers

Ride-sharing drivers– there are changes coming to California’s DUI laws.  They will affect you.

It’s a while away, but starting July 1, 2018, Ride-sharing drivers for Uber and Lyft (and other commercial-for-hire vehicles) will have stricter DUI laws.

AB 2687 will amend the Vehicle Code to make it illegal for Uber drivers to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of 0.04 or higher.  For most other drivers (above 21), those limits are still 0.08.

You can read the text of AB 2687 here.

Uber provides a convenient way for those unable to drive, for whatever reason, to get to their location.  The last thing a Los Angeles Uber passenger wants is to know that his or her Uber driver has been drinking.

For questions about your Los Angeles Uber accident case, the Rabbi Lawyer is ready to assist, 24/6.