N.J. Supreme Court rules refusing Breathalyzer cannot be used to enhance DWI sentences

N.J. Supreme Court rules refusing Breathalyzer cannot be used to enhance DWI sentences

N.J. Supreme Court rules refusing Breathalyzer cannot be used to enhance DWI sentences Updated: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 5:18 AM Prior convictions for refusing to take a Breathalyzer test will no longer be counted against motorists when they are sentenced for driving while intoxicated, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled today. The court found under…

Bill would make prior Breathalyzer refusals applicable in DWI sentencing

Bill would make prior Breathalyzer refusals applicable in DWI sentencing

Bill would make prior Breathalyzer refusals applicable in DWI sentencing A New Jersey senator plans to introduce legislation that would make prior convictions for refusing a Breathalyzer test applicable when sentencing someone for a DWI. The state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that refusing a Breathalyzer could not be used when determining if someone is a…