If you’re stopped by the police, will you know your legal rights? Maryland DUI lawyer Randolph Rice has prepared this helpful guide if you are stopped for a DUI investigation in Maryland.
If you are stopped by the police, and questions goes beyond a request for your driver’s license and registration card, you should hand the attached card to the officer. Remain silent until the officer has read the card. Make sure that you have read the eight points on this card so that you will understand your rights at the time of the stop.
If you are stopped by a police officer and suspected of drunk driving, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Notice to Police Officer:
This constitutes an official notification and should be retained for your records and use by the court:
Let this information speak for you. If you don’t feel comfortable remembering, print this page and keep in your glovebox at all time.
These information won’t prevent a drunk driver from being caught if sufficient VISABLE proof of impairment exists (such as staggering, belligerence, etc.) so please do not expect this information to solve all problems.
If you have been in an accident, call Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr. immediately.
This information shown is intended to educate members of the Maryland public as to their rights under the law and to help the presumptively innocent citizens in properly asserting those rights. It is not intended to aid drunk drivers in evading punishment.
Attorney Randolph Rice is a Maryland DUI lawyer. He is a former Assistant State’s Attorney and has been defending clients charged with DUI since 2009. He is recognized by Super Lawyers, Avvo as a 10 out 10 Superb Lawyer and he is Lead Counsel Rated in Maryland for DUI law.