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Originally posted by kalisdad
Originally posted by ldyserenity
See this is where you're all jumping to conclusions, no one is going to be breathalized unless the officer smells alcohol,
you've made this comment multiple times...
but what is to stop any LEO from just making the claim that they could smell alcohol even if they didn't. it's their word against yours.
all it takes is them 'smelling' alcohol on someone in order to justify a breath test
they make claim that they can smell alcohol on you and demand a test
you know that isn't possible because you haven't had a drink so you refuse the test
they take your blood
Originally posted by Exuberant1
reply to post by spikey
Drunk drivers should only be punished when they drive dangerously or if they damage something or hurt/kill someone. Drunk Driving laws are not necessary to punish people who hurt or endanger others - such laws already exist.
This means if a drunk kills someone, they should get charged with a form of homicide and property damage (if it happened). They just don't get charged with drunk driving.
There is a thread on this, have you seen it?
Originally posted by Schaden
Originally posted by MrWendal
Please....you made a fallacious comment, that people who have a single glass of wine with dinner are going to get unfairly charged with DUI.
You're wrong. You don't get a .08 BAC from one glass of wine.
I have been around for while, and if I have learned anything at all it is,
a) Don't worry too much about what they say, worry more about what they do not say.
b) No matter what the Government does, it is always worse in practice than how it sounded in theory.
Originally posted by spikey
How can *anyone* have a problem with trying to save a high % of the people who would otherwise be killed by a drunk driver?
Originally posted by george_gaz
I do not care if an individual drives, crashes and dies because that is his/her own stupid fault. However, what I do care about is the family that he/she crashes into.