I was rear-ended by a cop. He gave me a field sobriety, I was sitting in the back of a SUV police car with a cage I barely fit. I could not put my arms out to the side of me or put my feet flat he said I had to have my feet flat there was not room for my boots to fit. I told the officer I had no room perform his test. He told me to do the best I can. I tried do his test best of what I could, he then gave me the eye test. Using his finger rather than using a pen. I also let him know, that I was on prescription medications Suboxone and Gabapentin. I also believe that I can use the post driving absorption of alcohol. For it was four to six hours prior to doing the breathalyzer.
An improperly performed field sobriety test can have a dramatic influence on a DUI case - you are right to look into suppressing the results. Your attorney will be able to obtain copies of any police reports and body cams involved in the stop and advise you of your options. If appropriate, they can then file a motion to suppress evidence and fight the case accordingly.
Hire a DUI attorney and tell him whatt happened. They will do the suppression. Suppression motions and litigation is like open heart surgery - you cannot do your own.
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