Street Racing in California

Street racing is considered a crime in California. This crime is committed when drivers operate their cars in a race through public thoroughfares without due regard to road safety. In so doing, they use the public roads as their racetrack, placing their lives and...

Reckless Driving in California

This crime of reckless driving has two kinds. The first one is called “wet reckless driving” or DUI and this one is called “dry reckless driving”. This is deemed as a misdemeanor offense under the California Vehicle Code 23103. The crime is defined as the operation of...

Speeding in California

Many think that you need to be in a high-speed car chase to be ticketed for speeding. Even a few notches above the speed limit especially in a speed controlled area such as a school zone or restricted area can make you afoul of the law. The speed your car is traveling...

Vehicular Manslaughter in California

This crime is committed when an individual operates a motor vehicle does the following: • The vehicle is operated in an unlawful manner not amounting to a felony, with or without gross negligence; • The said lawful act results in the death of another person in an...

Manslaughter in California

In California, when an individual intentionally causes the death of another without a legal excuse and such killing was done without conscious regard for human life, the crime of manslaughter is committed. While this may be similar to murder, there are major...