Law Talk: Should I refuse a sobriety test?

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In this episode of Law Talk, Attorney Matt Buzzetti answers a viewer’s question, If he is stopped on his way home, and knows he might be over the 0.08 limit, is it better to contest a roadside field sobriety test and contest it in court?

The first response from Matt Buzzetti is that you should never drink and drive as rule number one. He also explains how the system works if you refuse to take a sobriety test. And the mandatory penalties if you are found guilty of refusing the test. Which includes the revocation of your driving privileges, and ineligibility for provisional licenses along with fines and fees.

You can catch Law Talk on Wednesdays during 18 News at Noon. And find out more from Matt Buzzetti’s blog.

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Be sure to check back each month as Matt Buzzetti discusses different topics associated with Divorce, Family Law, DWI, DUI, and Criminal Defense cases that you or those you know may need help with.  Matt Buzzetti is based in Elmira NY but works with clients across the Twin Tiers.  If you have a question related to the aforementioned legal focuses, please email it to and we might answer it during the next featured segment of Law Talk with Matt Buzzetti.”

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