Last summer I was arrested for DUI when I wasn't under the influence of drugs or alcohol. They took a breath test and got a 0.00, then the police mistaked me for being on drugs and made me take a drug test. Test came back negative and case was rejected. The reason why they thought I was on drugs was because of my learning disability high functioning autism or asperger syndrome. Now I have a note from my regional center counselor that explains my disability. My question is that now that I have a note that explains my situation how can it protect me from being rearrested and hypathetically lets say I have to take medication or medical marijuana and drive days after taking the drug and get pulled over. Are the cops allowed to drug test me since my note explains why I might seem impared?I understand that as a condition of me driving I need to take a blood breath or urine and that I have the right to refuse FST and PAS (over 21). I just want to prevent a misunderstanding so I don't get in trouble for doing something I didn't do. I got pulled over again this summer, but I showed the cop my letter and he let me go with no furthur questioning. I just want to make sure that either I don't get in trouble for something I didn't do or can avoid being arrested and also I read that a DRE can not examine those with a medical condition. Mine is similar. What I don't want is if I need to take medication and am not impared and take it days later to have them mistake me for being on drugs just cause of my behavior. Theres no case, just looking for more info.
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