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Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
Many states have begun sticking to three field sobriety tests that have been standardized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). These standardized tests include the walk-and-turn, the one-leg stand, and the horizontal gaze nystagmus. Each of these tests is designed to monitor a driver's motor functions and divided attention capabilities. By walking the line, standing on one leg, and following a moving object with their eyes, certain signs of intoxication can manifest. Police officers can only make a DUI arrest if adequate evidence is gathered, so speak with me if you've been arrested based on field sobriety tests. You may have grounds for a solid defense.