• When someone is stopped for drunk driving, police officers are required to make certain findings before placing the suspect under arrest.
  • A field sobriety test is a broad term for different tests the officer can conduct to determine your state of mind; the officer can:
    • Ask the driver to touch his nose with his eyes closed
    • Ask the driver to walk a straight line heel to toe
    • Ask the driver to count either forwards or backwards in numbers or letters
  • These results are all judgement calls of the officer.
  • Failing the field sobriety tests, are not enough to make someone guilty of driving under the influence-Contact and experienced drunk driving attorney for advice.