Driving with Measurable Controlled Substance

A person can be charged with Driving with Measurable Controlled Substance if they are operating a motor vehicle while having any measurable, illegally consumed controlled substance in the body.  Even a metabolite of a controlled substance (for example – Carboxy-THC, which is the leftover non-impairing chemical created when a person smokes marijuana), if measured in the body, […]

Field Sobriety Test

If an officer suspects that you might be driving under the influence of alcohol, they will administer a series of physical tests called the “Standardized Field Sobriety Test” or “SFST.”  Depending on how you perform on these tests, the police officer may arrest you for DUI.  If you go to trial, the state prosecutor will […]

Blood Alcohol Level: Utah’s DUI Level is Lowest in the Nation!

We know Utah has a pioneering background, and they are living up this reputation by being the first state in the nation to lower the DUI BAC level to 0.05%.  This is 0.03% below the national legal limit. Critics have argued that passing such a law will not actually improve impaired driving or roadway safety […]