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Failing Field Sobriety Tests…Without Being Intoxicated

Do sober individuals fail field sobriety tests? Simply put, yes. In fact, field sobriety tests, or “FSTs,” are notoriously known to be untrustworthy. Yet, law enforcement agencies continue to use field sobriety tests to gauge a person’s coordination, balance, and simple motor skills when they are suspected of driving under the influence. Continue reading

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What types of “Field Sobriety Tests” exist?

Building on our last discussion pertaining to Field Sobriety Tests, and their potentially fatal inherent flaws, let us focus our gaze more specifically on what types of tests are actually performed.

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