Category: Defenses

How Field Sobriety Tests Work

Written by Joe Suhre on March 13, 2015 in Defenses, Field Sobriety Test

How Field Sobriety Tests Work Law enforcement officers have a variety of different tools at their disposal to detect drunk drivers. However, many times the initial screening is performed in a much less technologically advanced way through the use of field sobriety tests. These tests are a battery of different examinations done by the officer …Read More »

Kentucky State Senate Passes Bill Toughening DUI Laws

Written by Joe Suhre on March 2, 2015 in Defenses, DUI Law

Kentucky State Senate Passes Bill Toughening DUI Laws Kentucky law punishes all DUIs seriously, but the penalties increase severely for repeat offenses within the state’s “lookback period,” the amount of time over which past DUIs can affect sentencing. At present, the lookback period in Kentucky is five years, but that may change soon. The Kentucky …Read More »