Articles Tagged with DUI blood test

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10 factors that can result in insufficiency of DUI blood samples

DUI Blood evidence is considered by many to be more reliable than a breath test.  However, that is not always the case.  Questions of validity may still surround any forensic evidence, and should be evaluated for admissibility in court, by the prosecutions and the defense.  They should never be taken at face value without proper validation of the results.

Confirming a suspect’s Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) levels is critical in the State’s ability to prosecute a DUI.  The same is true for evaluating the existence of drugs in a person’s systems that are capable of causing driver impairment to the slightest degree.

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DUI Arrest Based on Blood Results in Chandler AZ

If the police suspect a motorist is impaired due to drugs, or a suspect refuses to allow the police to conduct a breath test, they will get a warrant to proceed with Drug DUI blood test. If the test results are positive for drug or alcohol and the police had probable cause to believe a person was driving impaired to the slightest degree, an arrest will be made.

A positive DUI drug or alcohol blood test does not mean you will be found guilty. It means a person is may be charged, and that they will have a chance to defend those charges. The best way to do this is to retain legal counsel to represent you. They will examine the evidence to determine if the blood tests results were compromised and if so they will file a motion to suppress the evidence.  Below are 10 common areas of defense related to blood test evidence (List is not all inclusive):

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