April 20, 2020 Feature

Implied Consent Laws: More Than Meets the Eye

Captain Thomas N. Wheatley

If you are stopped and arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, it’s virtually certain you will be asked to provide a breath sample at some point to test your blood content for the presence of alcohol. Depending on the circumstances, if you refuse such a test, you may well be running afoul of your state’s implied consent law.

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