The One-Leg Stand Test is a field sobriety test used by officers during an investigation for suspicion of driving while impaired (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI). If you are pulled over, and an officer asks you to step out of the vehicle, they may put you through field sobriety testing. These commonly include…

When arresting someone for DWI in Minnesota, the entire process can be overwhelming and confusing. Almost always, the person is asked a number of questions, requested to perform field sobriety tests, requested to submit to a PBT, arrested, transported to a police station, and then (presumably) read their rights before being asked to take a…

If you’ve spent much time driving in Minnesota, you may have noticed a few vehicles with plain white license plates with black or blue lettering, with the letter W always appearing first. These are often referred to as “whiskey plates.” Individuals who have been involved in certain DWI/DUI incidents in Minnesota are required to display…

A person can be convicted of DWI under Minnesota law if he or she is driving, operating, or in physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance or alcohol. Cases involving the operation or driving of a motor vehicle are relatively straightforward. Physical control cases are significantly more complicated….

In Minnesota, what constitutes underage age drinking and driving? Seems simple enough. If you are under the age of 21, you drink alcohol, and you drive. Then, that is illegal, correct? The short answer is yes. Do not drink any alcohol and then drive a motor vehicle if you are under the age of 21….

In Minnesota, the cost of a DWI generally varies based on the severity of the charge. The more serious the charge, the more likely it is going to cost you more money. There are four degrees of DWI in Minnesota. The most serious is a first-degree felony DWI. The least severe is a fourth-degree misdemeanor…

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