Field Sobriety Tests: Understanding the Three Forms — DWI Defense Louisiana

New Orleans DWI DUI Attorney      Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  DWI DUI Attorney New Orleans    Field Sobriety Tests: Understanding the Three Forms  By Elizabeth B Carpenter In most Louisiana DWI cases, before breath and blood tests are utilized, law enforcement officers will use what is known as the field sobriety test. These are a common first way of determining the level of intoxication of the subject. For a long time, these tests were not standardized and were different across the board - varying from place to place. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), however, has since [...]

Challenging Evidence from Breath Tests and Blood Tests — DWI Defense Louisiana

New Orleans DWI DUI Attorney  Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  DWI DUI Attorney New Orleans      Serving DWI DUI Clients In Metairie, Kenner, Gretna, New Orleans, LaPlace, Hammond, Mandeville and Covington!     By Elizabeth B Carpenter Challenging Evidence from Breath Tests and Blood Tests   One of the first forms of testing that is often utilized in Louisiana DWI investigations is that of the breath test, commonly taken with what is known as the Breathalyzer. This test is simple and requires that the subject breathe into a machine which samples the breath. This can then deliver a reading [...]

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