In St. Augustine Florida DUI Cases, police officers look for indicators of impairment. They are looking for certain phyical symptoms that they believe show that a driver is impaired by drugs or alcoholic beverages. The most commom symptoms that they look for are:
- blood-shot, watery eyes;
- a flushed faced;
- an odor of an alcoholic beverage (anywhere from slight to strong);
- slurred speech;
- inability to balace;
- troubling walking or exiting the vehicle; and
- troubling answering questions (ability to understand).
If you are arrested for Driving Under the Influence in St. Augustine, Florida, contact a St. Augustine DUI Lawyer to discuss the facts of your case and see what defenses you may have to the charge.