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The walk-and-turn field sobriety test

If you have ever heard about someone taking or failing a field sobriety test in Pennsylvania, you may well wonder exactly what these tests are like. As explained by FieldSobrietyTests.org, there are actually three standardized tests that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has approved for use by law enforcement officers.

Driver's appeal denied in fatal crash

During the Fourth of July holiday weekend Pennsylvania residents tend to hear a lot about the dangers of drinking and driving. This is with good intention, of course, yet during this time it is equally important for defendants to remember that they also have rights. After being arrested for and charged with any type of driving under the influence offense, learning the potential consequences is important.

The eye tracking field sobriety test

After being stopped by a police officer, sheriff or even a state police officer you are asked to submit to certain tests because the officer believes you may be intoxicated, you should understand what these tests are and what they really look for. As explained by FieldSobrietyTests.org, none of the three standardized tests used in a drunk driving investigation can or are even designed to prove that you are intoxicated.

Understanding the walk-and-turn test

Most Pennsylvania residents have heard about field sobriety tests. However, how well do you really know what these are, how they are administered and what they are actually for? FieldSobrietyTests.org explains that while some people may think that these tests are used to prove that you are intoxicated, that is not true. The point of field sobriety tests is simply to collect enough evidence to support the fact that you might be intoxicated. Based upon this, a law enforcement officer may then be able to legally arrest you. 

What is the one-leg field sobriety test?

If you are like many people in Pennsylvania, you might have heard references to field sobriety tests in discussions related to drunk driving arrests. However, do you really know what these tests are and whether or not they are accurate? FieldSobrietyTests.org explains that there are three such tests approved for use by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration yet none of them are completely accurate.

Tiger's tale

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