DRE is an acronym, meaning Drug Recognition Expert, or Drug Recognition Evaluator. This certification is becoming more and more popular in DUI cases across the country. Police officers are becoming certified DREs and performing a twelve step test on drivers that have little or no alcohol in their system and then arresting those drivers based on prescription medication that was taken hours prior to the stop. Savannah DUI attorney Matt Hube knows the flaws within the DRE process and can review your case if you call today.
The most common defenses to the DRE process are:
There are even more ways to challenge the DRE process in court. The most serious, though, is the simple fact that non-medical personnel are using quasi-medical exams to come to improper medical conclusions. DRE certified officers are not doctors. None of the tests they perform on individuals are medically accepted for the purposes and conclusions that the DRE officers are attempting to use them for.
If you have been arrested for a Georgia DUI based on a DRE examination, you need Savannah DUI attorney Matt Hube. Matt knows all of the issues with the DRE process and can analyze the evidence against you as well as the officer’s performance in administering any tests. Call today for a review of your case and get the best defense against a Georgia DUI.