How Medical Conditions Can Affect DUI Field Sobriety Tests

A police officer performing a DUI field sobriety test

If you are stopped under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), you may be asked to perform field sobriety tests, also known as FSTs. These are intended to determine whether or not you are impaired, but there is debate about their accuracy. In addition, some medical conditions and affect performance on DUI field sobriety …

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How Do Police Determine Marijuana Impairment?

A person smoking a joint and driving, representing marijuana impairment

Recreational marijuana use became legal in Arizona after the passage of Proposition 207 in November of 2020. However, driving under the influence of marijuana is still illegal, and drivers face harsh penalties if they are convicted of this crime. It’s important to understand how police determine marijuana impairment during driving under the influence (DUI) arrests …

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