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Getting Pulled Over for DUI

Getting pulled over for a DUI is a very nerve racking situation. People are usually pulled over for a DUI at night. Police tend to concentrate their efforts at times they believe DUI drivers will be leaving drink establishments. Officers also try to concentrate their efforts in areas where they believe will DUI drivers will drive. When being pulled over for a DUI there are usually bright lights everywhere. During a DUI stop, police tend to ask a lot of questions.

Some notable questions during DUI stops are about DUI field sobriety tests, amount of alcohol, taking a DUI breathalyzer at the side of the road, or a DUI breathalyzer at the police station. During a DUI stop, the police want to try to get you to take DUI field sobriety tests. The police want you to take the portable DUI breathalyzer on the side of the road. The police want you to take the DUI breathalyzer at the police station.

Here are a few DUI tips.
http://attorneychan.wordpress.com/2009/05/22/oui-what-to-do-when-you-been-drinking-and-then-get-pulled-over/ The first thing to be aware of when you get pulled over for a DUI is that you can always refuse the DUI breathalyzer. If you get pulled over for a DUI and refuse the DUI breathalyzer your license will be suspended. However, not having the DUI breathalyzer as a piece of evidence is very helpful. For DUI cases, it is important that you pull over when you see the police blue lights. When getting pulled over for a DUI it is important that you stop your car in a safe manner.

In DUI stops, police officers are watching the driver and will write down any signs of DUI in their DUI police reports. Later on the police’s DUI report will also reflect your decisions on taking the DUI field sobriety tests or the DUI breathalyzer. When pulling over under the suspicion of DUI, make sure you know where your license and registration is in your car. For DUI stops, it is important for suspected DUI drivers to follow direction and be polite to the police officer.

When officer’s approach for DUI stops they are looking for signs of impairment. If the officer feels that you are exhibiting signs of DUI, the officer will ask you to exit the vehicle to perform some DUI field sobriety tests or take a portable DUI breathalyzer. Next during DUI stops, the officer may then ask you to take a series of DUI field sobriety tests. In any DUI, like the DUI breathalyzer, it is important for you to know that you can refuse to take DUI field sobriety tests. If you refuse to take DUI field sobriety tests or the DUI breathalyzer, the police will likely note that in the DUI report. However, the police are not allowed to mention your refusal of DUI field sobriety tests or the DUI breathalyzer at the DUI trial.

After taking DUI field sobriety tests or better yet your refusal of DUI field sobriety tests during a DUI investigation, you may be asked to take a portable DUI breathalyzer. Now a portable DUI breathalyzer is not the same as the DUI breathalyzer at the police station. A portable DUI breathalyzer uses full cell technology and can be used during DUI stops. While the DUI breathalyzer at the police station uses in-fared. The portable DUI breathalyzer is a lot smaller making it easy for officers to use for roadside DUI tests. The DUI breathalyzer at the police station is station and cannot be moved.

Once again, in any DUI situation it is important that you know that you can refuse to take a DUI breathalyzer. Even though your license will be suspended, you are much better off refusing to take a DUI breathalyzer. http://attorneychan.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/breaking-down-the-breathalyzer-process/

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