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Preface to the 2006 Standardized Field Sobriety Test Manual

Preface to the 2006 Version of the NHTSA Student SFST Manual The procedures outlined in this manual describe how the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs) are to be administered under ideal conditions. We recognize that the SFSTs will not always be administered under ideal conditions in the field, because such conditions will not always exist. Even when administered under less than ideal conditions, they will generally serve as valid and useful indicators of impairment. Slight variations from the ideal, i.e., the inability to find a perfectly smooth surface at roadside, may have some affect on the evidentiary weight given to the results. However, this does not necessarily make...

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Eliminate DUI / OVI Sobriety Roadblocks

IntroductionThis unique site, dedicated to the subject (and elimination) of roadblocks on public streets, roads and highways, is sponsored by the National Motorists Association, North America's most outspoken defender of drivers' rights (www.motorists.org). Our position on roadblocks is not complicated.Our PositionWe oppose the use of roadblocks, period. The only justification for stopping citizens under a roadblock scenario is to warn them of an unseen peril that could cause injury or death to an unsuspecting motorist. So-called "sobriety check points," or seat belt checks, or the myriad of other excuses the government concocts to harass and intimidate its citizens through the use...

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DUI Science: a list of studies related to DUI/OVI

Alobaid, TA. Hill DW. Payne JP. "Significance of variations in blood: breath partition coefficient or alcohol." British Medical Journal. 2(6050), 1976 Dec 18: 1479-81.ASTM E 177-90a, "1999 Annual Book of ASTM Standards: Section 14 General Methods and Instrumentation", Standard Practice for the Use of the Terms Precision and Bias inASTM Test Methods, ASTM, West Conshohocken, PA, 1999, pp.39-50. Reference Target Vapor Mean Solution Concentration Intoxilizer SD RSD g/ l 00ml g/210L Response g/210L 0.025 0.020 0.020 0.001 6.2%  .139 0.110 0.117 0.004 3.3% 0.254 0.210 0.212 0.005 2.4% 0.369 0.305 0.303 0.008 2.6% 0.486 0.400 0.397 0.019 4.7% Breath Alcohol...

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Attorney Charles Rowland Certified on Intox 8000

Rowland Certified on Intoxilyzer 8000 This week, in New Orleans, I became the first attorney in the State of Ohio certified on the Intoxilyzer 8000 breath testing instrument. This class was the first to allow private attorney to have access to the Intoxilyzer 8000 and I, proudly, was the only person tested from Ohio. Result? Rowland certified!Ohio has had the same breath testing devices in for many years. There had been two basic machines that they used, the BAC Data Master and the Intoxilyzer-5000. And, twenty years elapsed before Ohio’s Department of Health, adopted a new machine, and they adopted this...

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