Many DUI charges result from a blood alcohol content test to analyze his or her BAC level. This test is used to analyze the percentage of alcohol in the person's bloodstream. When it comes to challenging your DUI and OVI charge, you should call on the assistance of an experienced and dedicated Dayton criminal defense lawyer. It is important to have professional representation as you fight for a favorable outcome to your case.
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An alcohol blood test may also be used to see exactly how much alcohol was in the driver's system. After only minutes of consuming an alcoholic drink, the ethanol has already made its way to the blood stream and been absorbed. At about an hour after drinking, the highest reading will be reached.
If you have been asked to submit to a blood test, the police cannot force you if you refuse. However, under implied consent law, you could be penalized for your refusal. If you do choose to take the test, a medical professional will be in charge of administering the test. After placing an elastic band around your upper arm, a needle will be placed into a vein in your arm. After collecting enough blood in a tube, it is sent to a lab where it is tested for ethanol.
Although blood alcohol tests are usually accurate, errors can occur while it is being administered, tested, and analyzed. If you believe that there was a mistake in your case, contact a lawyer from Gounaris Abboud, LPA for strong defense. An experienced DUI/OVI lawyer in Dayton can examine every aspect of your case and seek to get your charges dropped.
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