Now that people in Van Nuys have the right to use marijuana recreationally, there is growing concern about how it can affect their ability to drive. Driving while under the influence of any drug, including marijuana, is a crime. People who use marijuana and drive should make themselves aware of the potential consequences they face.
If you have ever had a drink or two during a night out or at a sports event and have seen blue lights spinning in your rearview mirror, you know just how unnerving such an experience can be. If, after pulling your car over to the side of the road, authorities believe you may have consumed enough alcohol to exceed the legal limit, you can expect to be asked to take a breath test or a test used to determine your perceived level of impairment at the wheel.