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Not all breath test results are what they seem

In our previous blog post, we discussed how certain everyday items can lead a person to have a high blood alcohol concentration percentage during a breath test. If you recall, cough drops and mouthwash were two of these items.

If you are facing a drunk driving charge because of an incorrect breath test result, we can help you battle the charge. It is important for you to clearly state what you had placed in your mouth before the test. If you brushed your teeth and then used a mouthwash, be sure you know the name of the mouthwash so that this information can be included in your case. The same is true if you used cough drops or any other item that could have impacted your breath test.

You might be surprised by some of the factors that can affect the BAC result provided by a breath test machine. Some of the factors that we consider include the presence of dentures, the Tyndall effect and gastric reflex conditions. We know that not all high BAC results are what they seem.

Drunk driving charges can impact your life. You might be dealing with a suspended driver's license. This can mean that you aren't able to do things that you need to do to survive. You might not be able to get work or doctor appointments. Even going to get groceries can be difficult.

We can help you fight against the drunk driving charges, as well as the administrative penalties that you are facing. Be sure to get started on your defense early because there are certain situations revolving around a drunk driving charge that might have strict time limits.

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