Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hernando DUI Convictions May Be Reversed For Newly Discovered Evidence

The media has finally picked up on the story. Numerous DUI convictions in Brooksville, Florida, may be reversed because of newly discovered evidence that the breath test machines used at the Hernando County Jail were not in substantial compliance with administrative rules. Moreover, officials at the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office and the prosecutors at the […]

Hernando County DUI Breath Test Operator Resigns in Brooksville, FL

What is going on in Hernando County? Anyone with a client charged with DUI at the courthouse in Brooksville, FL, should pay special attention to the whether the DUI breath test instrument was really “approved” and whether Hernando County even had a legitimate breath test operator or agency inspector. Unfortunately, many individuals plead guilty to […]

Intoxilyzer 8000 and Problems with Slope Detection

One of the biggest problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 involves the slowness of the IR system combined with relative insensitivity of the pyro electric detector. Basically, the Intoxilyzer 8000 only takes two pulses. Because the system is slow slow, it is nearly impossible for the instrument to obtain a proper slope detection. A study done […]