Can I refuse to take a Chemical Test after being stopped for suspected Drunk Driving in Arkansas?

If you refuse to take a breath, blood or urine test after being arrested for DUI/DWI in Arkansas, or if the results of your test were 0.08% BAC or above, your license will be suspended 30 days after the arrest unless you or your attorney take appropriate action to demand an administrative hearing within 10 business days after arrest. Additionally, if you refuse to take a chemical test, according to Arkansas’ implied consent law, your license will be suspended for 180 days on top of the penalties accompanying your DUI/DWI conviction.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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