How Does Whatcom County’s Newest Breathalyzer Technology Affect DUIs and DUI Defense?

How Does Whatcom County’s Newest Breathalyzer Technology Affect DUIs and DUI Defense?

Whatcom county is among the first in the state to adopt the latest in breath testing technology. Only 3 other states in the US are utilizing it in cases when a suspect is brought to the police station to have their breath tested. Training is underway for Whatcom County law enforcement who are now starting to use it in the field. With its automated testing and display the question arises, how will this affect DUI cases in Whatcom County? This week, Bellingham DUI attorney Jonathan Rands discusses his training and experience with the new breath testing machine and gives his perspective on the pros and cons of it for DUI defense.