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

   One of the critical elements of any drunk driving (DUI) investigation is the field sobriety tests. In this post , I hope to explain what the police officers are looking for in the walk-and-turn test. The walk-and-turn test is just one of the three standardized field sobriety tests. Often , I have clients that tell me

On Sunday , the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts do battle in Super Bowl XL IV.Sports bars will be packed with fans cheering on their favorite team. TheTennessean ran a list of sports bars that are running wing and draft beer specials.Fans across Tennessee will be out going to Super Bowl parties.However, DUI enforcement units will be out in force as well in Nashville,Sumner County ,and Williamson County.

Police officers in Middle Tennessee routinely step up DUI enforcement around "adult holidays".The Super Bowl’s one of the premier sporting events in our country.Police are probably planning DUI checkpoints and will be putting extra officers on the roadways.Failure to signal , driving with expired tags, or weaving are all valid reasons to pull a driver over on Super Sunday.

Some drivers may want to research the location of DUI checkpoints or roadblocks before heading out to watch the game. Most times the police publish the location of the DUI checkpoints in advance.Simply goggle Tennessee DUI roadblocks or list Tennessee Highway Patrol or your your local police for example Franklin Police Department .Continue Reading Super Bowl XL IV and DUI Checkpoints