Posts Tagged: Roadside maneuvers

If I Get Stopped For a DUI, Do I Have to Perform Roadside Tests?

​You’ve probably seen or heard of people doing roadside tests during a DUI investigation.  But how much do you really know about those “tests?” First, you may hear them called different things:  roadside tests, roadside maneuvers, standard field sobriety tests (SFST’s).  These tests are “premised on the predictable effects of the consumption of ethyl alcohol:… Read more »

Rachael Ray Tries DUI Tests

Rachael Ray, a celebrity cook with her own television show, tried to perform roadside maneuvers on her show and was not able to do them very well.  Roadside tests are given to people suspected of DUI.  The officer had her do the horizontal gaze nystagmus test, which is an eye test, and part of the… Read more »

DUI Wetlab Results – Participant 3

We have been posting results from our non-scientific wetlab and have some more to share with you today.  As a reminder, the wetlab was non-scientific because the participants were responsible for monitoring and accurately reporting their own alcohol consumption and food intake, we did not use a calibrated PBT and we did not conduct the… Read more »

DUI Wetlab – "2 Beers Officer"

Dahl, Fischer & Wilks, with the help of Xcite Media and Von Feldt & Beatty Investigations conducted a wetlab following a happy hour.  The purpose of the wetlab was to educate people about the “danger” of a harmless after work happy hour – how easily a few drinks can turn into a DUI.  Many participants… Read more »