Keeping your DUI protocol in check
Americans generally have zero tolerance for drunk drivers. M.A.D.D., S.A.D.D., your next-door neighbor — nobody wants drunk drivers on the road, and stringent laws are in place to ensure this. You have to go pretty far out of your way to bungle a DUI case, yet it happens far too often.
Earlier this week it emerged that Cook County, Ill., prosecutors dropped more than 50 drunk-driving cases — with a potential of 500 more — when it was determined that the officer had failed to follow protocol.
According to the report, the officer, who’d been previously lauded for his many DUI convictions, failed to do three legally-required things: