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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, September 12, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 10:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 8500 block of Beechmont Avenue (SR-125) in Anderson Township. If you get pulled over for driving under the influence, try to stay calm and always respect the police officer on duty. Remember that you can refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, August 29, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 11:00 pm – 3:00 am in the 11700 block of Springfield Pike (State Route 4) in Springdale. If you get pulled over for driving under the influence, try to stay calm and always respect the police officer by complying with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests. Remember that!

Say no no to the po po!

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Thursday, August 28, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 2300 block of Madison Road in Hyde Park.

If you are pulled over for a DUI, stay calm and respect the officer by complying with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, August 22, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 2900 block of West Galbraith Road in Colerain Township.

If you are pulled over for driving under the influence, stay calm and respect the officer by complying with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Say no no to the po po!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Thursday, August 21, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 10:00 pm – 12:00 am in the 7800 block of Hamilton Avenue in Mt. Healthy.

If you are pulled over for driving drunk in Cincinnati, remember to stay calm and always respect the officer and comply with their requests. Also remember – you have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Don’t Do the DUI Field Test! Conclusion (Part 6 of 6)

So why should a driver suspected of DUI refuse to submit to the standardized field sobriety tests?

1) These tests are voluntary, not mandatory.
2) The government has the burden of proof and the burden of producing evidence. The suspect does not have to assist the police in developing their decision or “opinion” to arrest.
3) Police are not properly qualified, educated, or experienced in administering these SFSTs.
4) Police do not strictly adhere to the SFST guidelines, which compromises the ...

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Don’t Do the DUI Field Test! The Ohio Legislature’s Response (Part 5 of 6)

The Ohio State Legislature responded in 2004 by enacting a statute that essentially made the Homan decision moot. The statute essentially states that officers must be in “substantial compliance” with the SFST procedures in the NHTSA manual (or a substantially similar manual) that is in effect on the day of the suspect’s arrest.

Unfortunately, “substantial compliance” is defined very differently by the many judges and appellate courts around the state of Ohio. I have found that the judges seem to favor ...

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, June 27, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am in the in the 6900 block of Wooster Pike (US-50).

If a cop pulls you over and accuses you of driving under the influence, remember to stay calm. Respect the officer and comply with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Be safe out there!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Don’t Do the DUI Field Test! What Does It All Mean? (Part 4 of 6)

These flawed studies indicate that the SFSTs are not 100% reliable. Remember that with DUIs/OVIs, we are dealing with a person’s freedom and their ability to have a valid driver’s license. The HGN is allegedly accurate 77% of the time; The Walk and Turn Test, 68% of the time; and The One Leg Stand Test, 65% of the time. One could conclude that SFST false positives are certain.

The authors of the of the field test studies ...

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 4200 block of Beechmont Avenue (SR-125).

If a police officer pulls you over for driving under the influence remember to stay calm. Always respect the officer and comply with their requests. You have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Say no no to the po po!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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