Can I fight a field sobriety test?

Yes, if a person is arrested and he does go through a field sobriety test, there are certain areas that we look at regarding the field sobriety test, if the field sobriety test were conducted properly by the officer. There usually three field sobriety tests that are given. The horizontal gaze nystagmus, which is commonly known as the HGN test. There is also the nine step walk and turn, and the one legged stand.

What we do is we look at the way the officer has given the test, whether on a nine step walk and turn, if the test is conducted properly, if it’s on a flat or is it on an inclined plane, if the officer gave the correct instructions. Also, if it’s on video, we’re going to take a look at the video of the arrest and of the field sobriety test and determine if it was done properly. Thank you.