How To Handle Getting Pulled Over On Suspicion of DUI

February 17, 2014

If you are pulled over and the police office suspects that you have been drinking, you will more than likely be asked to answer a few questions and perform a field sobriety test. Anything you say or do can and will likely be used against you by the officer, so…

Why You Might Fail A Field Sobriety Test Even If You Are Sober

November 4, 2013

Sometimes people may fail field sobriety tests for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do with being intoxicated. These kinds of tests are often given to people in certain situations that make them impossible to pass, and can be administered incorrectly and unfairly. Before administering the test, the officer is…

The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test

October 28, 2013

The horizontal gaze nystagmus test is one of the three standardized field sobriety tests used by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration to identify possible drunk drivers. This test has been studied to be the most accurate of the three, with a 77 percent accuracy rating in detecting blood…

Types of DUI Related Alcohol Testing

September 30, 2013

Alcohol testing is a routine procedure and is essential in the case of alcohol related crimes such as DUI and DWI’s. Over the years, alcohol-testing methods had improved to become more accurate and less invasive. Here are four of the most common forms of alcohol tests that are normally associated…