Friday, February 5, 2010

Prescription Drug Intoxication

For many the definition of DUI is that of alcohol impairment, however, with the advent of newer prescription drugs capable of impairing the driver the law has evolved to encompass those that take drugs and drive. Though California has yet to define at what level a person is legally intoxicated and unable to drive on meds, the law does proscribe that impairment can include the use of medications as defined in VC 23512a.