DWI Attorneys | Field Sobriety Tests

Our Bridgeton DWI attorneys have the knowledge and experience to give you the best possible defense. Our lawyers will try to suppress the results of a field sobriety test based on a number of reasons, including:

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED BY LAW TO SUBMIT TO A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST!

Field sobriety tests are designed to show physical or mental impairment; however, there are many other factors that can cause a person to do poorly on such tests. Nonetheless, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recommended specific instructions on the types of field sobriety tests conducted as well as how the tests are administered by a police officer.

The NHTSA provides the following as recommended field sobriety tests:

Often a police officer will ask a suspect to perform other tests to show a mental impairment. These tests include:

However, these tests are not recommended by the NHTSA as a standardized field sobriety test battery.

Contact our law firm online for a FREE CONSULTATION and learn how the law applies to your specific situation or call us directly at 314-736-5879.

Our law firm is easily accessed from either Interstate 70 or Interstate 270 on St. Charles Rock Road in the St. Johns Bank Building near DePaul Hospital. We have free and convenient parking. Our experienced attorneys represent clients throughout the greater St. Louis area, inlcuding: Bridgeton, Hazelwood, Maryland Heights, Overland, Florissant, Creve Coeur, St. Ann and North St. Louis County.

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(Near DePaul Hospital)

St. Johns Bank Building

11965 St. Charles Rock Road

Suite 202

Bridgeton, MO 63044

PHONE: 314-736-5879

FAX:      314-739-1355

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