Your heart is pounding, the bright lights are flashing, and you realize you are getting pulled over by the police. It is scary to be stopped by a police officer, especially if you have alcohol in your system. Unfortunately, field sobriety tests don’t help the matter.
Roadside sobriety tests are difficult for many people to do perfectly, even when they are not drunk. These tests do not take into account if people have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder or that they may not be comfortable having bright lights shining on them and people driving by slowly gawking at them. Having to balance on one foot and walk heel to toe—all while fearing an arrest—makes people tense and uncomfortable an unable to perform at their best. Not all experts agree that the Field Sobriety Exercises are reliable. The Field Sobriety Exercises are ripe for attack.
For help defending your Florida field sobriety test performance, call a professional and experienced Broward County DUI defense attorney at the Law Offices of Robert David Malove at 888-744-8225 today.