The Standardized Field Sobriety Test and Why it Doesn’t Work

The Standardized Field Sobriety Test and Why it Doesn’t Work

In Nevada, drivers who are pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) may be asked by the officer to take a Standardized Field Sobriety Test.  When a driver agrees to submit to this type of examination, he or she will perform certain movements and tasks so that the officer can better assess the individuals’ sobriety.  However, a driver who allows themselves to be evaluated in this manner is taking a tremendous risk.   Here is what you need to know about what Field Sobriety Test involves and why they are ineffective. What is a Standard Field Sobriety Test? Standard Field …

What the new driver’s license/breath interlock law means for you

On October 1, 2018, Senate Bill 259 went into effect making significant changes to Nevada DUI law.  Specifically, amendments concerning driver’s license revocation and the use of breath interlock devices have made it to where having more than the legal limit of alcohol or certain drugs in your system or refusing to submit to testing, will have severe consequences. With the implementation of its new statutory provisions, Nevada joined twenty-nine other states which have instituted mandatory breath interlock laws.  If you have never heard of a breath interlock device, also known as an ignition interlock device, or this law, you …