Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania DUI Attorney

Pittsburgh BAC Test Attorney

If you are pulled over on suspicion of DUI in progress, your police officer will probably ask you to take a breathalyzer or blood test. With these tests, police hope to measure your “blood alcohol content,” or the amount of alcohol present in your bloodstream. If your test shows a BAC of 0.08% or above, you could be arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

Unfortunately, there is no magic number of drinks that a person can safely consume before becoming intoxicated. A BAC calculator can attempt to predict safe levels based on time and your weight, but there are many more factors involved and everyone metabolizes alcohol at a different rate. If you have been drinking at all, your safest option is to avoid driving at all. But if you do decide to drive home, and you are pulled over and arrested for DUI, your best option is to contact a skilled Pittsburgh DUI attorney immediately.

Our Pittsburgh DUI Attorney Provides Strong Defense

Our Pittsburgh DUI attorneys have successfully defended clients throughout Pittsburgh and surrounding counties against all types of DUI-related charges. We know that BAC Tests are not as foolproof as a prosecutor would lead you to believe. Improperly calibrated Breathalyzer machines can give terribly inaccurate readings, and outlying factors like heartburn or food stuck in your teeth can also skew the results. Even blood tests, by far the most accurate form of BAC testing, can be contaminated by disinfectants or improper techniques by under-trained medical staff. A good attorney knows how to examine the evidence and uncover any possible red flags in your BAC test results. In many cases, our attorneys have succeeded in making such test results inadmissible as evidence, completely changing the outlook of the case.

When you fail a BAC test, it can make your case look hopeless. But with a good defense, fighting your charges is always the right option. Contact us to schedule a free consultation with a top Pittsburgh DUI attorney today.