How safe are interlock testing devices? While these devices prevent drunks from driving with alcohol on their breath, the vehicular safety of these devices poses a very valid question. These gizmos go off without notice, demanding that the driver divert attention to blowing into the device. Talking on your cell phone while driving is dangerous. Checking your email while driving is dangerous.
News and Notable DUI Cases
I practiced for many years in the 19th District Court in Dearborn, Michigan, with an office in downtown West Dearborn. This is a serious problem, since courts are required to provide adequate translation services.
In this reckless driving causing death case, although the appeal itself is not particularly noteworthy, a DRE was permitted to testify as an expert regarding general drug use. As the Court states in its opinion: