The three SFSTs are as follows:
These three tests were developed by researchers funded by the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
According to those researchers, a failure of any of the tests means the person has an alcohol concentration of .08 or more.
Of importance is the fact that there is a great ongoing debate about the validity, accuracy, and reliability of both the researchers’ conclusions and their tests.
There is no implied consent requirement that a person submit to a law enforcement officer’s request to take these SFSTs or any other police motor skill coordination exercise.
Indeed, many knowledgeable people refer to the SFSTs as nothing more than “roadside gymnastics.”
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