Breath Test Refusals

Refusing a breath test can result in a minimum of one year's drivers' license suspension, may hurt your DUI defense strategy and could result in additional civil charges. Our experienced DUI/DWI defense attorneys can help you fight this problem by striving for a dismissal or reduction of the charges.

Comerford & Saccoccio is a dedicated law firm providing strong DWI defense to people in Providence and throughout Rhode Island. If you are facing charges for refusing a breath test, we can get to work immediately to reduce the negative impact this could have on your life and your future. You can trust your case to our lawyers. Schedule a free initial consultation and get started today: 401-354-7256 or toll free 877-417-3521.

Rhode Island's Implied Consent Statute

When you obtained your Rhode Island driver's license, you gave consent to submitting to breath, blood and urine tests if you are arrested for drunk driving. The arresting police officer can request blood, breath and urine tests. Refusal of any of the tests, including a Breathalyzer test, can result in penalties such as:

If you did refuse a breath test, it may be seen as an admission of guilt — the prosecution can use this against you.

Whether you refused or submitted to a breath test, our law firm is well-equipped to handle your defense, protect your rights, keep you out of jail and help maintain your driving privileges.

Get Started On Your Defense Today

The defense lawyers at Comerford & Saccoccio are committed to securing the best possible outcome on behalf of each client. To learn more about how we can assist you if you refused a breath test, call us today at 401-354-7256 or toll free at 877-417-3521 or contact us online.