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Can I refuse to take a sobriety test?

If you are ever pulled over because an officer suspects you are driving under the influence, there are probably many questions running through your mind. Most of these questions likely revolve around what your rights are under Michigan law.

One option you may have considered is refusing to consent to a sobriety test. If you don’t consent, they can’t prove anything, right? Unfortunately, this option is not necessarily available to Michigan drivers.

6 Michigan drunk driving facts you probably did not know

At the Law Offices of Derrick E. George PC in Michigan, we know a lot about drunk driving. But some of the statistics Michigan Live reported a while back surprised even us.

Here are six Michigan drunk driving facts that you no doubt will find as eye-opening as we did.

Know the Law - Drunk Driving Laws

The holiday season is here, which means holiday celebrations where alcohol will likely be served. If you consume even just a few alcoholic beverages, the best decision is not to drive yourself home. Instead, have a friend or colleague take you home or call a taxi service.

Important Facts - Michigan OWI Law

In the state of Michigan, you can get an OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) - sometimes called a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) - if you drive with a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.08% or higher or with any amount of a "controlled substance" in your system, regardless of whether your driving ability was actually impaired.

OAKLAND COUNTY Mich. justices hear Northville man's driveway DUI case...

Associated Press |
11:54 a.m. ET April 25, 2017
Petoskey - As students watched, the Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday at Petoskey High School in an unusual case involving a Northville man accused of driving drunk in his driveway.

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