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Dayton DUI: Breath Test Defenses in Ohio

This article will highlight DUI breath test defenses available to people in Ohio.  As we have extensively written on the topic of DUI breath test defenses, this article will direct you to some of the most popular past articles.  If you have been charged with a violation of Ohio Revised Code 4511.19 (DUI, OVI, Drunk Driving) please contact Charles M. Rowland II immediately at (937) 318-1384 or on our after-hours DUI hotline at (937) 776-2671.DUI Breath Tests & Faulty Assumptions: This article relies on information from the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists.  Specifically the Proceedings of the 27th International Meeting held in...

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Ohio OVI Breath Testing – Bigger Is Better?

The Intoxilyzer 8000 breath testing machine adopted by Ohio in all 88 counties differs significantly from the Intoxilyzer 5000 machine that has been used for years.   Both machines operate using INFRARED ABSORPTION to analyze breath samples.  The sample (deep lung aveolar air) is blown into the sample chamber and then excited by an infrared light source.  The decrease in intensity of the IR light due to absorption by alcohol in the breath sample is proportional to the alcohol in the breath. The Intoxilyzer 8000 has a significantly smaller sample chamber (29.4 cc's vs. 84 cc's in the 5000) and...

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Rowland Attends 19th Annual Mastering Science In A DUI/DWI Seminar

Today I am attending the 19th Annual Mastering Science in a DUI/DWI case in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The seminar is a gathering of eminent DUI attorneys from around the country and focuses on the latest techniques in using science to defend clients accused of impaired driving.  The seminar was founded by William C. ―Bubba‖ Head, one of the deans of DWI defense law, in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1994.  The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) have continued the tradition of excellence for which this seminar has become known. It has been, and remains, the premier DWI/DUI...

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DUI Crime Lab Requirements, O.A.C. 3701-53-06

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]O.A.C. 3701-53-06 sets forth the lab requirements for proper testing in DUI cases Ohio Administrative Code 3701-53-06 (formerly O.A.C. 3701-53-05) contains the requirements for laboratories who administer alcohol and drugs tests.  Section (A) sets forth the rules that labs must keep chain of custody records and test results for three (3) years.  All positive blood, urine and other bodily substances shall be retained for a period of not less than one year.  Section (B) requires lab proficiency.  Section (C) requires that,"[t]extbooks and package inserts or operator manuals from the manufacturer...

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