Tag: field sobriety tests

New Statutory Summary REVOCATION created in Illinois

The Illinois General Assembly has created a statutory summary revocation of driving privileges Under 625 ILCS 5/1-197.6. This revocation is for a driver who refuses to submit to chemical tests after a DUI arrest involving an accident that causes personal injury or death to another. Before this law, if you...
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Attacking Field Sobriety Tests at a DUI Trial

When a motorist refuses to take a breathalyzer test, field sobriety tests are often a very important piece of evidence the State uses to prove a defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of DUI. Judges rely on the police officer’s expertise in giving field sobriety tests, and the police officer’s...
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