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An article on the “Affluenza Teen”, brings home the sadness that four lives were needlessly lost to drunk driving.  The story brings home, as well, the arrogance and stupidity of the teen & his mother. Read it. Evidently, this punk and his enabling mother were busted by Mexican authorities, because he called for a pizza…

The Widmark Formula

Using the Widmark formula, as breath alcohol testing machines do internally, and mechanically, you can calculate the anticipated blood alcohol level one would expect from consuming a certain amount of beer, wine, or hard liquor. One can also calculate how many drinks of different types of intoxicant, it would take to elevate one’s blood alcohol…

Field Sobriety Tests

Field Sobriety Tests (FST’s) are used by police officers to determine if you are driving under the influence. While police officers administer a number of FST’s, only three are recognized by the National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration, because only these three tests are associated with data sufficient to indicate their reliability in identifying intoxicated…

Implied Consent Hearings

Under Michigan law, your use of roads and highways is held to show your implied consent to provide breath alcohol testing. MCLA §257.625c. Thus, there are consequences for your refusal to submit to the testing, that you have “impliedly consented” to giving. If you have refused breath alcohol testing, you have 14 days from the…

Preliminary Breath Tests – PBT’s

PBT’s are administered by officers out in the field, to help verify if the motorist has been driving under the influence. Because PBT’s are not as accurate as the in-station DataMaster machines, the results are typically not admissible, although there are exceptions to that rule (e.g., to help defend against a challenge to the arrest;…