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Can My Diabetes Cause Me To Fail A DUI Breath Test?

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Can my diabetes affect DUI breath test results? Even though they are highly trained, police officers are still predisposed to take things at face value when they detain someone. Officers look for visual cues to figure out if a driver is under the influence. They look for red eyes, flushed skin, shaking hands, slurred… Read More »

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Can I Refuse a DUI Sobriety Test in California?

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Can I refuse a dui sobriety test in California? Well, yes but with consequences. The phrase “no refusal” is commonly used when talking about DUI laws in California. In general, it refers to the fact that in California, when you applied for your drivers license you automatically “consented” to take a dui sobriety test… Read More »

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Santa Rosa DUI Enforcement and Warrantless Blood Draws

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Santa Rosa dui enforcement officers have a variety of evidence-gathering techniques they may employ in order to determine whether a driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These include simple observations of a person’s appearance and behavior, administering a field sobriety test, or the chemical testing of a person’s blood, breath, or… Read More »

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Reasons Why an Alcohol Breath Test May Be Inaccurate

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In many DUI cases, a prosecutor will attempt to use the results of an alcohol breath test as concrete evidence that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit of 0.08 percent. Many people facing DUI charges may believe that alcohol breath test results will be insurmountable evidence and thus they believe… Read More »

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Basic Field Sobriety Test Information

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When a person is under suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI), the investigating officer will often conduct the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST). The SFST is actually a battery of three separate tests, designed to determine whether a person is intoxicated or not. The tests were developed through research… Read More »

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Alcohol was a factor in roughly one-third of fatal highway accidents

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released the results of research it conducted regarding fatal crashes and alcohol-impaired drivers. The NHTSA research concluded that alcohol was a factor in roughly one-third of fatal highway accidents and that more than two-thirds of the drivers in those accidents had a blood alcohol content near or… Read More »

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CHP officer’s toxicology report shows no indication of controlled substances

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A California Highway Patrol officer, recently charged with DUI, received some good news recently when his toxicology results showed no alcohol or drugs in his system when he crashed his SUV into two parked cars. Investigating officers ruled out alcohol at the time of their investigation, but suspected drug use, thus making the DUI… Read More »

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DUI California Field Sobriety Tests

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The DUI “clues” that Santa Rosa police officers and police officers in California are looking for. The Super Bowl is now over and, once again, the New York Giants beat the mighty New England Patriots. Many people, including myself, an attorney with Beck Law P.C. in Santa Rosa, attended a Super Bowl party with… Read More »

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