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Using a breath test to determine your BAC

If you happen to be pulled over for suspicion of driving while drunk in Hot Springs, then you have to assume that a breath test is forthcoming. While you do not have to submit to preliminary alcohol screenings (e.g., breathalyzer tests), you should that you are compelled to take an actual chemical breath it is requested. Many of those who come to us here at the Tapp Law Firm facing drunk driving charges question the need for breath testing if it is your blood alcohol content that determines whether you are impaired. Can your breath actually yield a reliable BAC measurement? 

Implied consent laws explained

Law enforcement officials in Hot Springs cannot force you to do anything that you do not consent to do, right? Several of those that we here at the Tapp Law Firm have assisted in the past have allowed that assumption to prompt them to refuse chemical testing when they have been suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. Needless to say, they were surprised to be arrested for that refusal. While yes, authorities need to have your consent to test your blood, breath or urine, you have already given it to them. 

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