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Are Utah DUI Breath Test Machines Accurate?

Utah uses two machines that are manufactured by the same company.  Both work on the same principles.  The newest machine is the intoxilyzer 8000.  This is the most common machine that is being used at this point because it is

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Does the Intoxilyzer 8000 used in Utah DUI Arrests Make Mistakes?

A couple of years ago, the State of Utah began purchasing a new product from CMI, Inc., the intoxilyzer 8000.  Utah has purchased all machines from CMI since I have been practicing law.  The new 8000 intoxilyzer differs from the

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Followup to Utah’s DUI Single Breath Test

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Police in Utah DUI arrests only ask for One Test

    A couple of years ago I attended the Indiana University Borkenstein Course. This is a course that Utah Breath Test technicians are required to take to qualify for their job as technicians. The taxpayer spends a lot of money

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Followup on Washington Breath Test Fiasco!

Barry Logan is (was) the head of the Washington State Crime Lab.  He has resigned because of the fiasco that took place in the lab.  I met Barry at a course I took in Indiana.  He was very knowledgeable about the

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Breath Tests Thrown Out!

I have a friend in the State of Washington named Andrea Robertson.  Excellent Attorney.  She sent me an email this week about a huge mess that is going on in Washington.  The gist of the mess is that the State

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Intoxilzyer–can the way you breath affect the result?

The Courts in Florida are recognizing the fact that the breath test machines are not as accurate as everyone wants you to believe.  In fact, the way you breath, or how long you breath into the machine, can determine a

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