In most cases people take field sobriety tests when they are being investigated for a San Diego DUI. They want to cooperate with the officer. Several people who take the tests think they did well and nailed it. Someone can fail them for normal reasons. When arrested for a San Diego DUI a healthy examination goes into normal reasons the test may have been failed. Call our office now at (858) 751-4384.
The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a Minnesota case regarding the state's DUI laws. The decision issued by the court could have a major impact upon DUI laws across the country, including right here in California.
For many individuals, being arrested for a DUI is the first time that they ever have any interaction with the criminal justice system. This inexperience often leads to serious mistakes that jeopardize the potential defenses that may be available to them to fight the charges they are facing. If you have been arrested for DUI, you need to be sure that you know what you need to do to improve your chances of offering a successful defense to these allegations.
It is important to discuss the circumstances that led to your arrest with an experienced NHTSA trained attorney. The officer likely relied on the performance of the tests when arresting, so it only makes sense to closely examine whether the test was done properly. Were the proper instructions given? Was all other factors considered? This is just one part of a proactive and through defense. Read on…