There are numerous factors which police officers look for to determine if they should pull over a person for suspected drunk driving, which may include:
- Driving above the speed limit
- Driving too slowly
- Turning without signaling
- Driving at night without the use of headlights
- Stopping unnecessarily
- Swerving or making very wide turns
A drunk driving arrest is a very serious matter, and if charged, you could be facing a mandatory jail term, license suspension, monetary fines, and other harsh punishments. It is important that you contact an experienced Las Vegas DUI defense attorney immediately to discuss your case. Our Nevada drunk driving defense lawyers have extensive experience representing clients involved in cases of driving under the influence and driving while intoxicated. Learn more about DUI driving patterns and the no-driving defense in Nevada DUI law.
If you're an alien living in Nevada, a conviction for a first offense DUI is usually not enough to get you removed from the U.S. Subsequent offenses, however, might be deportable crimes in Nevada. Click here for information on the criminal defense of immigrants in Clark County. If you're charged with a DUI and you're an alien, please call our Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys right away at 702-DEFENSE (702-333-3673) so we can try to ensure that your resident status won't be affected. Our initial consultation is free.