DUI Adderall Orange County | DUI Amphetamine Orange County
If you have received a DUI for being under the influence of Amphetamine, Adderall, Vyvanse or Ritalin in Orange County, because you were given a urine or blood test that was positive for the presence of Adderall, Ritalin, Vyvanse, or other ADD or ADHD prescription medication, you should contact Dui lawyers and get in touch with a law firm that works with a team of professionals on the matter and that knows how to handle those particular kinds of DUI charges.
DUI Adderall Orange County
Adderall, Ritalin, Vyvanse are prescription medications containing amphetamines that helps users who suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder to become relaxed and exert more control and focus over their thoughts and actions. Children that have trouble studying or Adults who need to focus for exams are often inundated with stress and choose to take Attention Focusing medications to make the process easier. ADHD medication may help improve the ability to concentrate, control impulses, plan ahead, and follow through with tasks.
Unfortunately the main ingredient in these medications is usually a derivative of Amphetamine, a potent substance that creates a sense of alertness and euphoria in its user… for a short period of time.
Why Do Amphetamine medications cause problems with driving?
DUI Amphetamine Orange County
DUIs for Adderall, Ritalin or Amphetamines often occur because drivers who take such medications may not get adequate sleep at night. As a result drivers, may fall asleep at the wheel, swerve their vehicle or even cause an auto accident. Additionally, DUI for Amphetamine, Adderall and related substances can cause drivers to jerk their steering wheels, or make efforts to stay awake while driving, often leading to a DUI for Adderall in Orange County.
How can DUI Lawyers Orange County help you win your case?
Despite the possible legal problems of a DUI Amphetamine in Orange County there are studies that show a driver can be more alert if under the influence of a stimulant such as Adderall. This fact is in the clients favor. Additionally, there are no warning labels on Adderall asking users to refrain from driving a motor vehicle or using heavy machinery. Technically, if you are pulled over b y a police officer and it is discovered that you have been taking Adderall, Amphetamine or a similar sustance, are then charged with a DUI, for being under the influence, there are plausible defenses to such a case, including the defense that you are not “actually impaired”.
DUI Adderall Orange County | DUI Amphetamine Orange County
Our team of lawyers would ask for a blood split to determine when the last time the drug was used, and if so, the relative quantity of the drug. If we can show that the driver was either more alert, or not under the influence of Adderall, then a DUI for Adderall may not stick in Court.
DUI Prescription Drugs Lawyer Orange County
A DUI for Adderall, Ritalin or Amphetamine based substances falls under the law for a DUI for Drugs in Orange County.
First, let DUI Lawyers in Orange County give you the relevant law. The law that is applicable to this crime, DUI for Drugs in Orange County is as follows:
Driving Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs
- 23152. (a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle.
- (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.
- For purposes of this article and Section 34501.16, percent, by weight, of alcohol in a person's blood is based upon grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath.
- In any prosecution under this subdivision, it is a rebuttable presumption that the person had 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood at the time of driving the vehicle if the person had 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood at the time of the performance of a chemical test within three hours after the driving.
- (c) It is unlawful for a person who is addicted to the use of any drug to drive a vehicle. This subdivision shall not apply to a person who is participating in a narcotic treatment program approved pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 11875) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 10.5 of the Health and Safety Code.
- (d) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.04 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in Section 15210.
- In any prosecution under this subdivision, it is a rebuttable presumption that the person had 0.04 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood at the time of driving the vehicle if the person had 0.04 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood at the time of the performance of a chemical test within three hours after the driving.
- (e) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug to drive a vehicle.
- (f) It is unlawful for a person who is under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug to drive a vehicle.
- (g) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2014.
- Amended Sec. 2, Ch. 753, Stats. 2012. Effective January 1, 2014.
- The above law was amended and reinstated to include the new narcotics treatment program approved by the Health and Safety Code.
Defenses to DUI Adderall, Ritalin, Uppers, Vyvanse or Dessoxyn Orange County
What is the possible outcome of a criminal charge for DUI for Adderall, Amphetamine or Ritalin?
Depending on the amount of the drug in your system at the time, we can make a case that you were not “actually impaired”.
Additionally, if the police officer did not stop you for the right reasons or had no reason at all, there will not be probable cause and it will be possible that the case can be dismissed.
What Should I do about a DUI for Adderall, Amphetamine or Ritalin?
Contact Dui lawyers Orange County today for a free consultation regarding your case. We will look at your personal history, the facts surrounding the alleged charges and the possible outcomes with you at no cost.