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DUI defense

What is the standardized field sobriety test?

Individuals who are pulled over for the suspicion of drunk driving might be told that they have to complete the standardized field sobriety test. This is a battery of three activities that are meant to gauge the impairment level of the person taking the test. The SFST...

Failing a field sobriety test is not a crime

If the police stop you when driving, and believe you have been drinking or taking drugs, they may ask you to undertake field sobriety tests. It is essential to know that you may fail them, even if you have not had a drink or taken drugs. The officers must ask you if...

Common causes of false positive results

If you’re pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in Georgia, the police officer will likely ask you to take a Breathalyzer test. While many people assume these breath tests are 100% accurate, that’s not the case. There are actually several...

Investigation finds alcohol breath tests are unreliable

More than 1 million Americans are arrested each year for DUI after failing breath tests designed to measure the blood alcohol concentration level (BAC) of the suspected drunk driver. However, an investigation by the New York Times finds the devices used to administer...