What occurs if I decline to undergo the Breathalyzer test?

The primary means to determine whether a driver is drunk while behind the wheel is the Breathalyzer test. It has been the subject of a lot of controversy, but it remains an important tool for police officers. Should you refuse to take the breath test on the side of the road? You’re within your rights to refuse, but there are some very good reasons to go ahead and comply with the officer’s instructions.You May Refuse the PAS TestFirst and most importantly, refusing to take the breath test doesn’t mean that you won’t go to jail. If the officer suspects that you’ve been drinking and dri[...]

Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols for 2015

The holidays are here, and I hope that everyone enjoys their time with family, friends, and loved ones. Of course, it is also a season when DUI charges are common, and I urge you to be safe on the road. The holiday season is a common time for law agencies to put up checkpoints, but those are not the only tools the police use. Saturation patrols are also becoming more common. In 2015, the police will be even more aggressive with checkpoints and saturation patrols, because they have more grant money for these measures. In a saturation patrol, a swarm of officers patrol an area looking for [...]