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Law Enforcement Opposes Lowering the DUI Limit to .05 in Utah

By | Criminal Defense | 2 Comments

Law Enforcement Opposes Lowering the DUI Limit to .05 in Utah

Over the past few months, Utah lawmakers have been urged to institute law lowering the DUI limit to .05. Earlier this year the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that all 50 states set the Blood Alcohol Limit for DUI at .05. The chairman of the board asserted that research showed that a driver with a BAC “above .05 are at a significantly greater risk of being involved in a crash where someone is killed or injured.” Read More

Utah DUI Tests: DUI Attorney Tip of the Week

By | Criminal Defense | No Comments

What Does Not Work: Performing the “Nine Step Walk and Turn” test on tip-toe, with several twirls thrown in, while singing ”Fiddler on the Roof” songs in your best falsetto voice as proof that you were not driving under the influence of anything stronger than show tunes.

What Works: If a law enforcement officer pulls you over on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), be cooperative—but also be aware of your legal rights. In Utah, there are three tests that can be used to determine DUI: Read More