Police need a good reason to interact with you. This is most often in the form of a traffic stop where the officer observes a traffic violation.
Detention for Field Sobriety Tests
This is where the officer thinks that he has a reasonable belief that a crime is being committed. Namely a DUI or OVI, they are the same thing. He will ask you to step out of the vehicle. Most common tests are the One Leg Stand, Walk and Turn, and the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus. These tests need to be instructed and performed in substantial compliance with NHTSA, or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. If not in compliance, the remedy if exclusion of the State's evidence at trial. This is one of the best ways to avoid conviction of DUI. Take away the evidence.
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