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Are Field Sobriety Tests Good at Catching Drunk Drivers?

In a report submitted to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Southern California Research Institute shared their results of a study on an officer's ability to correctly identify drunk ...

7 Common DUI Defenses You Could Use in Your Case

DUI cases involve a lot of moving parts. While most people believe that their case is open-and-shut, even in cases where they were not guilty or driving recklessly, the fact is that the entire case ...

Field Sobriety Tests Are Not 100% Accurate

If you were stopped by law enforcement because they believed that you were driving under the influence (DUI), chances are that you were asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests (FSTs). When ...

"Repeat Offender" Guilty of DUI on a Motorcycle

Three failed field sobriety tests, alcohol-fueled threats from his "outlaw biker gang" and being a repeat DUI offender, landed Allentown resident J.A.R., 51, with 174 days to a 23-months in ...

Having Knowledge of Field Sobriety Tests

If you are ever arrested for DUI, you should be aware of the field sobriety tests that law enforcement officials are allowed to use on you. The three tests have been mandated and approved by the ...

DUI Checkpoint Yields 16 Arrests

This Saturday night, the State patrol and Colorado Springs Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint. They report that the checkpoint was quite successful as they were able to catch more than a ...

Mary Shelton’s DUI Charges Dismissed

As a result of a plea deal with California prosecutors, Mary Shelton will have her driving under the influence (DUI) charges dismissed. Back in April, the actress was arrested for DUI in Hollywood. ...

Nevada DUI Law Changing

In Nevada, lawmakers have decided that drivers in Nevada need to fail only one of two required sobriety tests before his or her license is yanked for drunken driving. Nevada law requires that two ...

DUI Accident Leaves One Brother Dead and Another Injured

On Tuesday morning, a serious accident on Interstate 680 left one brother dead and another brother seriously injured. According to California Highway Patrol Officer, Steve Creel, one brother’s truck ...

Woman with Kids in Car Arrested for DUI

A woman was stopped by police with three children in her car, all under the age of six. The woman is now facing multiple charges on suspicion of drunk driving after she refused to take a breathalyzer. ...

Man Continues Drinking After DUI Accident

A man has been arrested and charged with eight counts of driving under the influence with property damage or injury and one count of driving while his license was suspended as a second offense. The ...

Checkpoint Results in Four DUI Arrests

Four people were arrested at a checkpoint by the Visalia Police Department. One hundred vehicles were stopped during the process and fifteen field sobriety tests were administered. The "saturation ...

Kentucky Basketball Coach Arrested for DUI

The assistant coach on the Kentucky men's basketball staff has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Rod Strickland was stopped near an intersection after running a ...

Man Being Charged with Drunk Driving after Crashing

A man is being charged with drunk driving after he drove off of the road and into a stone wall. When police found the car, they could smell alcohol and noticed that the man's speech was slurred. The ...

Woman Arrested for Another DUI while Awaiting Sentencing

While a woman is awaiting her sentencing for running over and killing a man, she was arrested for a DUI. A trooper stopped her after they received calls that a car was heading the wrong direction on ...

School Principal Facing DUI After Car Accident

An elementary school principal has been put on paid administrative leave after being arrested and charged with driving under the influence. The woman was involved in a possible drunk driving accident ...

State Trooper Suspected of DUI and Cover-Up

A state trooper is being accused of driving under the influence after he drove his car off of the road. He then called a rookie trooper in a possible attempt to cover up the DUI. When the rookie ...

Assemblyman’s Drunk Driving Case Goes to Court

State Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV is going to trial for his drunk driving case. Powell has pleaded not guilty and rejected a plea deal in order to go to trial instead. His field sobriety tests ...

What You Should Know About Field Sobriety Tests

When an officer suspects a motorist of driving under the influence, he will likely ask the motorist to take several field sobriety tests. These tests might include following a small object’s line of ...

Defense Attorney Arrested for DUI

A defense attorney who has been featured in an Oscar-winning documentary was charged with drunk driving at a road construction site. The arresting officer reports that the man attempted to turn left ...