- Don't drink and drive. If you don't consume alcohol or drugs before attempting to drive a vehicle, you won't have to worry about getting a DUI.
- In many cases you only have seven (7) days to respond in order to protect your driving privileges.
- Always be courteous to the officers. Being rude or belligerent will not help you in any way.
- You do not have to help the officers make a case against you. Anything you say or do will be used against you.
- Field sobriety tests are voluntary. You do not have to do these!
- You have the choice of a blood test, breath test or a refusal.
- You do not have the right to speak to an attorney before choosing.
- Blood tests can be re-tested. Breath tests cannot.
- Refusing to take a test carries a mandatory minimum one year revocation of your driving privileges.
- Roadside breath tests (PBTs) are voluntary! They cannot be used to prove guilt or innocence in court, but will be used as evidence to support an arrest.
For more information about DUIs in Colorado and Denver, please contact The Orr Law Firm. The Orr Law Firm, L.L.C. is Colorado’s premier DUI defense law firm and focuses exclusively on DUI and criminal traffic defense. Call us today at (720) 279-9588.
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