What Are Field Sobriety Tests and is a West Palm Beach Driver Required to Submit to Them?

 

When a police officer spots an erratic driver, his first thought is whether or not the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Typical signs of impaired driving include the inability to stay within a single lane, swerving in and out of lanes, driving at inconsistent speeds, suddenly accelerating or slowing down, driving in a jerky manner, sudden turns, and other obvious out-of-control driving.

 

The officer turns on his siren and lights and closely trails the suspect’s car. All …