Category Archives: Chemical Tests

Refusing a Breathalyzer Test Is Now Legal in Georgia


 On Monday morning, a new ruling from Georgia Supreme Court made a major change in the state’s DUI law: police officers can no longer compel drivers to take a breathalyzer test. Previously, according to Georgia case law, officers could compel … Continue reading

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Breathalyze Pilots Before Takeoff


We’ve heard stories about pilots taking off while under the influence. I’ve written about such incidences. Denzel Washington even played one in the movie “Flight.” Now New York legislators want to breathalyze pilots before taking off. “It’s a prevention measure … Continue reading

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Marijuana Breathalyzers Tested in California


You’ve been hearing me say it for quite a while: Marijuana breathalyzers are coming soon. And it seems as though they’ve arrived. Police officers in California teamed up with Mike Lynn, CEO of Hound Labs, which developed a marijuana breathalyzer … Continue reading

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Dehydrated Driving just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?


To say that Southern California has been going through some recent hot temperatures is an understatement. It is a full-blown heatwave. If you’re anything like me, you’re sweating out more water than you’re taking in. If that is the case, … Continue reading

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Nun Convicted of DUI after Arguing that Ambien Caused her to Sleep Drive


Sister Kimberly Miller was convicted of driving under the influence after her lawyers unsuccessfully argued that she had been sleep driving as the result of taking Ambien. Miller was arrested for driving under the influence, reckless driving, and leaving the … Continue reading

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