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Always Have Your Documents Readily Available. You know the cops are going to ask for it, so always keep your License, Registration and Insurance Card where you can get them quickly and without... more
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The level of blood alcohol content (BAC) at the time of driving is used as evidence that a person was driving while intoxicated (DUI). It is illegal in all states to drive if your BAC level is 0.08%... more
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Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) otherwise known as the follow the finger test. The officer is not gauging whether you can follow his finger/pen/stylus with your eyes; he is looking for nystagmus (... more
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Don't refuse the test. While it is true that the state may have a harder job prosecuting you without a breath test, the consequences of refusal can make the DUI much worse. Most states impose a... more
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Don't refuse the test. While it is true that the state may have a harder job prosecuting you without a blood test, the consequences of refusal can make the DUI much worse. Most states impose a much... more
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Be aware of all surrounding circumstances during time spent with the arresting officer(s) and in the police vehicle.. Once the arresting officer has placed you in his or her vehicle to take you to... more
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Failing to Request A DMV Administrative Per Se Hearing. YOU HAVE ONLY 10 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF YOUR ARREST TO APPLY FOR A DMV HEARING. Failure to apply for a DMV hearing within the 10 day period... more
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Being arrested is probably a stressful and overwhelming experience for most people. However, all arrest booking procedures follow similar guidelines, so you dont have to be caught by surprise. Heres... more
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