Many people who are pulled over for suspicion of DWI mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalyzer test they can’t be convicted.
New Jersey can continue to use an alcohol breath test in drunken driving cases that has been the focus of years of litigation and at one point was suspended due to questions over its reliability, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
“Anytime we arrest someone for DUI now instead of taking them to get a breath sample, we’re now taking a blood sample and taking that off to the lab to be analyzed,” state police spokesman Adam Reed says
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An exclusive CBS 3 I-Team investigation now reveals hundreds of drunk driving suspects may have a better chance of beating charges in court because evidence from their Breathalyzer tests will not be used against them.
New Jersey’s Supreme Court had decided that if you’re pulled over for drunk driving and refuse a breathalyzer test, you have to be told of the consequences — in a language you can understand.