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About Breathalyzer Tests

Sacramento DUI Defense Attorney

Driving with a blood alcohol percentage equal to or greater than 0.8 or is unlawful in the state of California. Law enforcement will usually conduct a breathalyzer test to confirm that a driver is driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). This test gauges the percentage of alcohol on the driver's breath. If the shown results are greater than 0.8%, the driver will be charged with DUI and more than likely taken to jail and the driver's vehicle impounded.

Were you arrested for DUI? Did you reject or accept the breathalyzer test? At the Law Offices of John Campanella, throughout all of Sacramento we provide adequate legal counsel to clients who have been pulled over and taken to jail for refusing or failing the breathalyzer tests. In cases like these, you are in danger of having your license suspended and facing criminal charges. At both your DMV hearing and in criminal court we offer you the most expert lawyer representation to seek the best result on your behalf.

Challenging Breathalyzer Tests

Breathalyzer tests are well known to have errors and other issues that can affect their ability to have accurate results. An example of this would be a breathalyzer device must be properly adjusted and maintained to the state standards. If the law enforcement agency is irresponsible in preserving the breathalyzer tool, this can cause questions of the breath test results. Other variables may also be challenged; for example, whether the law officer was trained properly and administered the test correctly. By reviewing and looking into your particular case, Sacramento DUI lawyer John Campanella can decide how to dispute you test results.

Breath Test Refusals in California

Under California's Implied Consent law, a driver who is arrested for driving DUI in Sacramento needs to submit to a breath or blood test. If you refuse to take the test, your license can be automatically suspended. Whether or not you have been blamed of failing a breath test, The Law Office of John Campanella can aid you now. Call today!

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