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Getting Pulled Over for DUI in Ohio

Getting Pulled Over for DUI in Ohio DOs and DON’Ts When Being Pulled Over DO: Find a safe place to pull over Pulling over in an unsafe place will increase the officer's suspicions Use your turn signal and pull over at a controlled speed Be brief You only have to provide the officer with your basic information Avoid speaking too much, as this could work against you You're not in "custody," so the officer is under no obligation to tell you that anything you say will be used against you in court Be polite Treat the officer with respect and courtesy Being belligerent will only hurt your case DON'T: Answer questions You don't have to say where you've been or where you're going Talking too much gives the officer ammunition to use against you Take roadside sobriety tests These tests are difficult to perform regardless of your level of sobriety Results are highly subjective and unreliable, and can work against you Take the breath test without careful consideration Certain devices have been found to be unreliable by a judge Refusing to take a breath test does carry consequences Motorists who refuse a breath test are subject to have their blood drawn against their will Consequences of Refusing a BAC Test 1st refusal in 6 years 1-year suspension of license $475 fine to get your license back Ohio 2nd refusal in 6 years 2-year suspension of license No driving for at least 90 days Additional penalties if you have a DUI conviction in past 6 years and BAC refusal in past 20 years Provided by: Scott & Nolder Law Firm A LEGAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION Sources: /dui-ovi-tips-dos-and-donts/ -blood-breath-urine-test/ohio.htm -stops-when-pulled-over-30186.html

Getting Pulled Over for DUI in Ohio

shared by BrittSE on Sep 09
You don’t have to tell a police officer where you’ve been or where you’re going after getting pulled over. Pick up other common DUI dos and don’ts by setting your sights on this infographic fr...


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