Drunk Driving, DUI, and DWI FAQ

I was pulled over at a DUI/DWI roadblock and asked to wait and answer a police officer's questions. Is this legal?

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I was pulled over at a DUI/DWI roadblock and asked to wait and answer a police officer's questions. Is this legal?

Yes, as long as the police use a neutral policy when stopping cars (such as stopping all cars or stopping every third car) and they minimize any inconvenience to you and the other drivers. The police can't single out your car at a roadblock unless they have good reason to believe that you've broken the law, such as by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI).

For More Information

For an extensively updated resource that reflects your state's current traffic laws and court procedures, get Beat Your TIcket: Go to Court & Win, by David Brown (Nolo).

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