The incidents of car accidents are rising in Massachusetts. The majority of such cases are due to driving under the influence. DUI or driving under the influence of alcohol or drug is a heinous crime that results in serious punishments and penalties imposed by the law.
In such a precarious situation, field sobriety tests can be the ultimate savior. A reputed MA criminal defense Lawyer knows and understands the legitimacy of the tests and how crucial they are to the defense of his client who is accused of driving under intoxication.
Field Sobriety Tests are a series of accurate and standardized physical tests that drivers who are accused of driving under the influence are made to undertake. It is mainly administered by police officers who perform several tests on the accused driver. If she/he fails in the tests, it can be used as an indicator of drunkenness or evidence that the driver was under intoxication while driving the car.
Besides drunkenness or drugs, a driver can fail in field sobriety tests due to nervousness, inability to balance, and incompetence to perform under pressure. Whether the reason is for failing the tests, if you contact a renowned MA OUI Lawyer, she or he can defend and represent you flawlessly at the court. She/he will investigate the inconsistencies of the charges held wrongfully against you.
In Field Sobriety Tests, a police officer carries out The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test, The One-Leg Stand Test, and Walk and Turn Test.
Field Sobriety Tests can build a solid case and with all its intricacies is vital to the successful representation of driving under the influence case.