Wednesday, November 29, 2006

 

A Program to suspend the driving license Of Drivers Which are found driving carelessly under dwi(driving while intoxicated).
Your license can be cancelled if:
a)You Refuse to give test necessary for determining weather you are intoxicated or not.
b)you Allow for test but your blood alcohol content is found greater than 0.8.
Note That:
1)This program covers over 41 states.
2)This program is administrated by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).

DWI Initiates two things:
1)criminal case,
2)ALR also known as Administrative License cancellation,

Procedure Of ALR:
If a Law inforcement officer bilives during traffic a reasonable cause for stopping driver then
1)first officer need to tell him his rights.These rights are:
a)Anything You tell us can be used against you.
b)You can arrange a lawyer during interrogation.
c)You have the right to legal counsel.
d)You have a right to remain silent.
2)field sobriety tests are performed.
3)If Tests fails Then driver can be arrested and imported to Police station.
4)Requested To give Breath Test ( Breathalyzer ) or blood test.
5)If he denies then officer confiscates his driving license.
6)Determines suspension period.
Adult Refusal: 3 Month- 2 years
Adult Failure: 3 Month - 1 year
Minor DUI: 2 Month - 3 Month
7)conducts further procedure.

Hardship Licenses:
In Case,license is suspended then a temporary license can be issuedfor some certain routes(Such as office to home root),known as hardship license.
You Have 15 days for requesting Administrative License RevocationHearing.

DWI Checkpoints:
law enforcement agencies selects some points on roadside( or on highways ) and detects suspected persons for DWI.These points are known as DWI checkpoints.

Right Defense Lawyer:
While selecting a lawyer, you should notice following points:
1)Lawyer past record, How many dwi cases he has handled and what is his success record.
2)Lawyer is a specialist of dwi or handles all types of cases,
3)Financial settlement,What is the cost of lawyer.
4)Does lawyer has his own Intoxilizer 5000 breath machine and he is well familiar with it.
5)Is law familiar with Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.
6)dwi attorney self confidense, can he satisfy you.

Field Sobriety Test :

1)They are for on the spot determination of weather driver is drunk or not.
2)These tests were developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
3)These are:
A)the horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN):
if the eye cannot follow a moving object smoothly.
B)the walk-and-turn,
Listen and follow instructions During physical movements.
C)the one-leg stand.
Note That dui dwi attorney lawyer tampa suspension law is the same as in other state.

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