Experienced Drinking and Driving Defense Attorneys
The law firm of Shook & Gunter defends individuals who have been charged with DWI. If you were arrested for drunk driving, you may have been asked to perform one or several field sobriety tests. It is important to remember that even if you failed a field sobriety test, you may not be guilty of drunk driving. It is important to speak to an experienced Dallas DWI attorney as soon as possible following your arrest, to learn about your legal defense options.
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Challenging Field Sobriety Test Results
Common field sobriety tests include:
- Walk and turn
- One-leg stand
- Horizontal gaze nystagmus
- Touching finger to nose
- Reciting the alphabet backward
Any number of conditions can cause an individual to perform poorly on a field sobriety tests: fatigue, poor lighting conditions, prescription drugs, nerves, etc. A law enforcement officer may attribute poor field sobriety test performance to intoxication, while something else entirely may be to blame.
If you have been charged with drunk driving in Texas, and you were asked to perform field sobriety tests during your traffic stop, you should speak to an attorney about the details of your case. We will take an objective look at the circumstances of your arrest and work to determine the strongest possible defense of DWI charges.
Was a breath test or blood alcohol test administered during your DWI arrest? We will be able to determine if you can challenge the results of these two common tests.
Free Consultation · Contact a Dallas, Texas, Attorney Regarding DWI Field Sobriety Tests
If you have been charged with DWI and field sobriety tests were administered during your traffic stop, we are here to stand up for your rights and explain your legal options. Contact us online or call 214-850-9229 to speak with an experienced Dallas criminal defense lawyer.