Consequences Of A Refusal In A DUI Case
When a DUI suspect is placed under arrest in Arizona, a police officer will request that the driver submit to a scientific test to determine their alcohol concentration or presence of drugs in their circulatory system. These tests can be accomplished by having the suspect submit to an intoxilyzer test (breath test), or a blood draw (by a qualified phlebotomist).
Without a doubt, many suspects do not wish to submit to these tests. There may inevitably be incriminating evidence of drug or alcohol consumption prior to driving. A driver may not want to submit to a blood test because they fear needles or have concerns over privacy. A suspect may not be physically able to submit to a breath test because of asthma or some sort other medical reasons. No matter the reason, refusing to submit to these tests can have a detrimental impact on a Driver’s License and the overall DUI case. Continue reading “DUI Refusal In Arizona”