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Some common DUI defense strategies

On Behalf of | Jan 5, 2022 | DUI

Drunk driving consequences can be extensive and disruptive in the life of the accused driver. For that reason, it is valuable to be familiar with good defense strategies in response of drunk driving charges.

Good DUI defense strategies

DUI defense strategies are important to help accused driver’s through their concerns following a drunk driving charges. Good DUI defense strategies can include:

  • The stop was improper: If the traffic stop that resulted in the DUI charges was improper, it may be possible to challenge the DUI charges and have them dismissed.
  • There was a problem with the administration of the field sobriety test: If the field sobriety test resulted in DUI charges but the field sobriety test was improperly administered or led to inaccurate results, it may be possible to challenge the DUI charges and have them dismissed.
  • There was a problem with the administration of the breathalyzer test: If the breathalyzer test that resulted in DUI charges was improperly administered or maintained, or there was intervening circumstances such as bodily fluids that interfered with the test results, it may be possible to challenge the field sobriety test and have the DUI charges dismissed.
  • There were chain of custody problems: If the chain of custody of any test results are mishandled, it may be possible to challenge them and have the DUI charges dismissed.

The best defense strategy for drivers facing DUI charges should be tailored to their situation and circumstances. Knowing what the options are can help accused drivers facing drunk driving charges develop the best criminal defense strategy for them.