LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Gary E. Blais

THE TRUTH ABOUT DUI BREATHALYZER MACHINES AND FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS

FACTS! 1) The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test (checking for distinct involuntary deviation of the eye when observing "slow and fast" eye movements in following a hand held object), as part of the Field Sobriety Test (FST's), is an accurate indicator of intoxication? ANSWER: FALSE!

Additional resources provided by the author

NATIONAL HIGHWAY SAFETY ADMINISTRATION GUIDE BOOK http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/enforce/deskbk.html

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