Breathalyzer machines are far from perfect, which is why they don’t carry much legal weight in the courtroom. However, police rely heavily on these devices because they paint a seemingly clear picture of whether or not the driver in question has had too much to drink. These machines are supposed to undergo regular baseline and […]
There are plenty of urban legends when it comes to beating a breathalyzer test, but which techniques can lower blood alcohol readings? Below we separate the facts from the myths.
This month Scott County Judge, Jerome Abrams, ruled that the controversial Intoxilyzer 5000 breath testing machine is reliable in Minnesota DWI cases. The Intoxilyzer 5000 has long been the standard breath test machine used by the state for testing driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC). A coalition of Minnesota criminal defense lawyers began a legal battle […]