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The three tests of the Standard Field Sobriety Test are: The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)The Walk and TurnThe One-Leg Stand These tests are administered systematically and are evaluated according to measured responses of the suspect. HGN Testing Horizontal gaze nystagmus is an involuntary jerking of the eyeball which occurs naturally as the eyes gaze to…

Officer approaching traffic stop from rear.

Florida police have the authority to execute traffic stops on “streets and highways,” but what about on private property like apartment complexes? Can you be cited for driving actions seen by police but which occur on private property? Jurisdiction The simple answer originates from a question of jurisdiction. That question is; “was the officer executing…

Image of someone texting while driving

The rules of the road are changing, and we’ve got everything you need to know about operating your phone while driving in Florida. The recently-filed law, SB 79, makes clear the state’s intention to curb the increasingly-dangerous behavior of operating a phone behind the wheel. When the state Senate convenes next year, here’s how things…