Tag: BAC Test

Can the Police Take a Blood Sample Without My Consent?

In the state of Texas, all drivers are subject to what is known as the “implied consent” law. This law states that anyone who maintains a valid driver’s license must comply with chemical testing when a police officer is reasonably suspicious that they have been driving while intoxicated (DWI). While an officer cannot legally compel you to… Read more »

Debunking the Results of a Roadside Breathalyzer Test

If you have been arrested for DWI in Texas, due to a positive roadside breathalyzer test, your first and most effective line of defense is to engage the services of an aggressive Houston DWI attorney. From the moment you are pulled over and subjected to field sobriety tests and a roadside breathalyzer test, your freedom and your… Read more »

What Factors Could Lead to an Inaccurate BAC Reading?

If you were arrested for DWI after failing a breathalyzer test, it is important to understand that there is still time to challenge this evidence. While most people assume that they will face automatic conviction after submitting a blood-alcohol sample that was determined to be over the legal limit—which is .08% in the state of… Read more »

Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearings in Texas

If you were recently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas, it is important to understand that two different cases have been opened: a civil and criminal one. While it goes without saying that you will be required to participate in the criminal trial, it is up to you to decide whether or not you would… Read more »