Month: May 2019
Are breath tests enough to lead to an arrest?
Breath tests are often talked about as if they’re infallible. There’s a good reason for that, though: Most are accurate if they’re given correctly and when calibrated to recognize alcohol well. Most people who have to deal with a breath test have been pulled over or stopped because of unusual actions. For instance, you might have been speeding and weaving in traffic, or you might
Can you refuse an alcohol test from an officer?
The possibility of a DUI charge should worry anyone. Whether you were drinking before getting in the car or not, you will probably be on edge if a police officer pulls you over and asks you to take a sobriety test or breath test. Do you legally have to comply? Sobriety tests A field sobriety test (FST) is a series of physical tests an officer
What are the penalties for general impairment in Pennsylvania?
If you have not kept up on changes in the law, you might not know that the legal limit in Pennsylvania is lower than it was in the past. Since 2003, Act 24 has required the state legal limit of alcohol to be .08% instead of .10%. On top of this, there were three tiers of DUIs created by the act that are dependent on