Scientific critiques field sobriety tests demonstrates they are scientifically meretricious and that the United States Department of Transportation indulged in deliberate fraud in order to mislead the law enforcement and legal communities into believing the test was scientifically meritorious and overvaluing its worth in the context of criminal evidence finding that these tests are little … Read More
I have represented the citizens of Texas many DWI/DUI cases. One thing I have seen is that prosecutors put far too much emphasis of these roadside tests.
These tests are designed to put people in unusual body positions doing impractical acts. People do not normally walk around literally walking heel-to-toe on a straight line … Read More
Who May Need an Occupational Driver’s License?
An individual who has received an administrative license suspension in Texas for refusal to submit to chemical testing or failing to pass an intoxication test, or has received a license suspension for a driving while intoxicated conviction may be able to apply for an occupational driver’s license (ODL).
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The “Save a Life” Web site maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation contains information regarding the penalties and charges that could be applied to an under-aged drinker suspected of drunk driving. That information should be sufficient to deter anyone under 21 years of age from drinking and driving. Unfortunately, education does not always work … Read More
A No Refusal Weekend is essentially when the police have a judge on call to issue search warrants for blood tests when a driver suspected of drunk driving refuses a breathalyzer test. However, in order to issue a search warrant, he or she must have probable cause under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. … Read More