The Tennessee Supreme Court has grant permission to appeal in two Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases. The court has granted the appeals to test what are the limits a trial court has to dismiss DUI cases. The two cases to be on the watch for are St. of Tennessee v. Bell and State of

Here’s a video , I created some time ago.It illustrates the third problem with field sobriety tests. While your looking at the screen shot of the video , you might be thinking to yourself why is  he holding a women’s shoe . Trust me . I am not Coach Ryan with a foot

I was planning on writing this post yesterday. However, a hearing in Smyrna General Sessions court and Mother Nature with a blast of snow left me on the interstate for hours with most of everybody in Nashville. The second problem with the field sobriety tests is that not everybody is  the same age. As discussed in


Who made the field sobriety tests the primary means of detecting driver impairment to alcohol in Tennessee DUI cases ? The answer is your government.Beginning in the 1970’s research studies were sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA). NHSTA contracted with the Southern California Research Institute (SCRI) to determine which roadside field

One of the basic tools in DUI cases in Nashville , Franklin , And Gallatin are the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. What is the definition ?

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests are a battery of three tests , Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus ,Walk and Turn , and One Leg Stand , administered and evaluated in a standardized