Drunk driving suspects are usually asked to blow into a breath testing device often called a “breathalyzer.” The device measures the alcohol in the person’s breath which can be used to assess their intoxication level. Per Illinois law, anyone with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of over 0.08 percent or more is considered to be intoxicated. The results of breath tests heavily influence a driving under the influence (DUI) case.
Many people are unaware that there are two different types of breath tests used in Illinois. It is important to know how these breath tests can affect a DUI case