Were you out on the water, enjoying a few drinks when the TWRA arrived? Boat crashes can be dangerous, so BUIs are taken very seriously. If you're looking for a criminal lawyer to represent you in a BUI case in Nashville, TN, turn to Ryan C. Davis Law, PLLC.
During a BUI investigation, some of the "field sobriety tests" performed by TWRA officers are just down right silly, and rarely are accurate indicators of impairment. Usually, officers will seek consent for or secure a search warrant for a blood test. While it may seem obvious that boating often involves enjoying an adult beverage, the driver of the boat is required by law to have a blood alcohol content below 0.08, just as with a DUI.
While a BUI charge may not seem like a big deal in the world of criminal law, it comes with hefty consequences. If convinced, you could be facing: