If I was pulled over and changed with a DUI, why did they take me to jail if I passed the breath test?

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If I was pulled over and changed with a DUI, why did they take me to jail if I passed the breath test?

I blew a zero on the breath test but they still took me to jail. I allied them to do a blood test too. Do I have any grounds to fight this in a court hearing?

Asked on June 18, 2014 under Criminal Law, Oklahoma

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

A breathalyzer is but one of the tests that the police use to determine if some one is impaired while driving.  Blood tests, field sobriety tests and often the officer's assessment of the condition of the driver are used. I would speak with an attorney about the testing done and the evidence.  You may have a good chance. 


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