Police with lights onIf you get pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, it is important to know your rights under California State law. These rights could even prevent DUI conviction.

1) The right to remain silent: This is the first of the Miranda rights that police read to individuals they arrest and it is important to follow. You are not required to answer any questions, such as, “how much have you had to drink tonight?” or “when was the last time you consumed alcohol?” Additionally, remaining silent or refusing to speak cannot be used as evidence of your guilt in a court of law. Read more »