I got into a car accident 2 weeks ago. It was early morning and I was tired because I suffer from sleeping problems. A car swerved into my lane, and to avoid from hitting them, I hit a wooden utility pole. The airbags deployed and front bumper was damaged. The cops came and breathalyzed 2-3 times and I blew 0.00 every time. However, they were unconvinced that I wasn't "on something" and even proceeded to ask my friend at the scene whether or not I did drugs through the span of our friendship. They wrote me for an "unsafe turn" infraction traffic ticket and let me go home. I am concerned with the fact that I may be falsely charged with DUI/DWI, and with the fact that I cannot seem to search up my case for the traffic ticket online anywhere.
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Highly unlikely with your 0.00 BAC, however, spend a couple hundred bucks for a local traffic court lawyer to fight the ticket.
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Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
Doesn't look like you could be charge with DUI for the crash based on those facts. I would also suggest getting a traffic attorney to fight the ticket.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
I'm not sure of the success of fighting the ticket since there is no other party involved to help prove the claim that they swerved into your lane. I agree it's not likely you will be charged with DUI. You would have been arrested at the scene. Good luck.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
If they did not do any blood test, it is highly unlikely that you will be charged with a dui/dwi/owi/drunk drivivg/drugged driving.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
This shouldn't be a concern. Show up with your passenger witness to contest the ticket - it will be highly unlikely the police will be able to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt if you have a credible witness