Most DWI lawyers will tell you to never consent to a Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST), and we agree! The DWI Team’s goal is to help you get the charges dismissed, and saying no to the SFST will help us achieve that for you!
There are three tests that comprise the Standardized Field Sobriety Test, the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, the Walk and Turn, and the One-Leg Stand. The problem with these tests is that they are highly unreliable. Even some people who are sober can fail them, and this can be extremely damaging in court.
Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)