An ignition interlock device (IID) is required by law under the following circumstances: as condition of bond, as condition of probation, or in order to obtain an occupational driver’s license. Ignition interlocks are alcohol monitoring devices installed in a vehicle. The driver is required to blow into the device prior to starting the vehicle. If … More Ignition Interlock Devices
An officer does not have an automatic right to search your vehicle if you are pulled over for a traffic violation. And you should always refuse to allow an officer to search your vehicle. Be aware that an officer may search your vehicle even if you decline to give consent. The law allows an officer … More What you need to know about vehicle searches
According to NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST) are “a battery of three tests administered and evaluated in a standardized manner to obtain validated indicators of impairment and establish probable cause for arrest.” Many times when I meet with a potential client, they tell me that they performed these … More Standardized Field Sobriety Tests: Should you perform them?
The initial consequence a person arrested for DWI faces is an Administrative License Revocation hearing (ALR). The length of the suspension is dependent upon whether the person has either consented to a test sample following their arrest (with a resulting BAC of 0.08 or greater) or whether they refused to provide a sample. Upon arrest the … More Arrested for DWI? There are driver’s license consequences