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Dayton OVI Lawyer Speaks

Written by Rob Healey on March 12, 2014 in Breath Tests

I presented at the Annual Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, or OACDL, Advanced OVI Seminar in Columbus last week. I focused on changes if the Ohio Administrative Code, OAC. The OAC regulates how blood, breath, and urine testing is to be conducted in cases that are being prosecuted for DUI in Ohio. The …Read More »

Invalidity Of HGN Eye Test

Written by Rob Healey on January 21, 2014 in SFSTs

I taught a continuing education seminar yesterday at UC Law School.  My focus was on the validity of the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test, or HGN.  This is a bouncing of the eye as it gazes to the side. This the first test done on most DUI suspects in the Dayton Ohio area.  The officer will …Read More »

Second Offense Driving Privileges

Written by Rob Healey on December 13, 2013 in OVI Suspension

When you are arrested for DUI in Dayton Ohio and test over the limit or refuse you should be suspended by the BMV.  The officer will give you a copy of the BMV 2255 which puts you on notice of that. You will have to wait 90 days if you refuse and 45 days if …Read More »

Can You Drive After A DUI Or OVI In Ohio?

Written by Rob Healey on November 30, 2013 in License Suspension

Most often in Dayton, Ohio the answer is yes.  If you are an Ohio license holder and get charged with a DUI or OVI it is best to ask the court to drive in Ohio for work, school, medical, and vocational reasons 15 days after you test over the limit or 30 days after you …Read More »

Ohio Supreme Court To Hear Intoxilyzer 8000 Case

Written by Rob Healey on November 11, 2013 in Breath Tests

The Ohio Supreme Court accepted a case involving the 8000 breath test machine which is the same used on OVI cases in Dayton, Ohio.  The are reviewing a case that has been used by prosecutors for decades to prevent defense lawyers from challenging the admissibility of breath test machines. The defense bar hopes that this …Read More »