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Las Vegas DUI Checkpoints: Do You Know Your Rights?

Brian J Smith June 19, 2014

DUI Checkpoints are strategic roadblock that allow police to scan drivers. However, there are strict rules about where and how a checkpoint must be set up. If you find yourself caught in a checkpoint, here’s what you need to know:

Most of the time, it’s better to go through a checkpoint than to try to go around it, as police often place these checkpoints near illegal U-turns and stop signs, and have cars lying in wait for those who try to leave the checkpoint. If you are arrested, whether at a checkpoint or not, the most crucial step is to contact a criminal defense attorney to review the details of your case.

For more information on defending criminal charges, contact Las Vegas criminal lawyer, Brian J. Smith, at (702) 380-8248 to review your case today.

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