Breathalyzer Overview

Breathalyzers are one of the most common ways police officers test your blood alcohol content when you're suspected of driving under the influence.

There are several different types of breathalyzers. Most work by measuring the concentration of alcohol on a person's breath, which determines the amount in the blood stream.

However, a breathalyzer is not a fool-proof instrument. Thousands of DUI cases have been argued in court over breathalyzer results. A high reading during a DUI stop is no guarantee of a conviction.

Ask a lawyer if you can beat your DUI breath test charges:

Breathalyzers and Your DUI Case

Taking a breathalyzer may lead to a DUI arrest and begin the court process. Learn more about:

Breathalyzers and BAC

Breathalyzer Refusal

Ignition Interlock Systems

BAC Laws by State

Learn how Breathalyzers are Used in a DUI Case

Although breath tests and BAC play a role in most DUI cases, there are also many ways a local DUI attorney could challenge a breath test during the trial. Find a DUI attorney in your area to speak to about your DUI case. Call 877-349-1311 today.

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