Taking a blood test in Massachusetts after being pulled over for driving under the influence may seem like a sure way to be found guilty if someone has been drinking alcohol, or a sure way to be proven innocent if he or she has not. The truth is, though, that laboratory errors could result in either a higher or lower BAC than is actually present.
Many drivers in Boston are not aware of how dangerous drugged driving is. The number of motorists on the roads is increasing each day. So is the number of intoxicated vehicle operators. Many of these drivers are not drunk on alcohol; they are under the influence of drugs.
While public transportation may be an option in some circumstances, the demands of your life in Massachusetts may require you to be able to drive yourself and others around Boston. However, if you have refused to take a breath or chemical test when pulled over by a law enforcement officer, he or she is not likely to consider your transportation needs. We at the law office of Attorney John B. Seed have assisted many people who have lost their driver’s licenses in this way.
There is never a good time to be charged with drunk driving in Massachusetts. This is particularly true if you're studying to become a teacher or you already work in a school.
On this blog, we have examined some of the consequences that often come with drunk driving charges, such as financial penalties, job difficulties, jail time and a damaged standing in the community. Unfortunately, some people have suffered these setbacks after being taken into custody over false allegations of driving under the influence.