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A drunk driving conviction could have a significant impact on your life. In addition to possible jail time and fines, you could lose your driving privileges and face other penalties. But what if you’ve been accused of drunk driving and didn’t do anything wrong? Like all machines, breathalyzers aren’t 100 percent accurate. A false positive could have devastating consequences for your future.
If you’ve been accused of drunk driving, you need help from a Virginia Beach criminal defense lawyer right away. We have a deep understanding of Virginia’s drunk driving laws, so we know how to demonstrate that a breathalyzer test result may have been faulty. With so much at stake, don’t risk the consequences of not hiring an attorney. Get more information on the legal services available at Invictus Law by visiting our contact page or calling our Virginia Beach office.
Breathalyzers test for the presence of methyl group chemicals, which are compounds similar to the ethanol alcohol found in beer, wine, and liquor. These chemicals generally correlate with someone’s consumption of alcoholic beverages. However, certain methyl group compounds similar to ethanol can show up on a breathalyzer test even if you haven’t been drinking. These compounds can be found in several medications. Those medications include:
Medications aren’t the only things that can lead to a false-positive result from a breathalyzer. Other factors that can influence breathalyzer tests include:
Breathalyzer tests can be unreliable. If you suspect that’s affected your DUI charge, getting help from a Virginia DUI defense lawyer is essential. We want to help you avoid the consequences of a wrongful DUI conviction. We can examine the machine used to conduct the test and supply other evidence, such as your medical records, to show how the false-positive test occurred. Don’t try to defend yourself with so much at stake. Get help from a legal professional.
It’s important to act quickly if you’re accused of DUI to avoid jail and other penalties. Get a free initial consultation by calling our Virginia Beach office or visiting our contact page.