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No. These tests normally include the walk and turn, finger to nose, and the one leg stand. There is no requirement to submit to any field sobriety test. Unfortunately the officers are not required to advise you of these rights. This does not apply to a breath or blood test.
Yes. If the officer has a reasonable basis to suspect drugs or alcohol in your body, the officer has the legal right to require you to submit to a test or tests of the officer's choice. This is called "implied consent." If you refuse the test, you may be subjected to a blood draw based on a search warrant AND your license will be suspended for one year (called the admin per se suspension).
First time DUI convictions carry the following penalties:
A second DUI conviction, within seven years of the first, may carry a harsher penalty including:
Extreme DUI convictions carry the following penalties:
If an Extreme DUI is your second DUI conviction, within 7 years of the first, the penalties include:
If you are convicted of a class 4 felony as noted above, you will face:
If you are convicted of a class 6 felony you will also face:
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