Berkeley, California DUI Lawyers

James Thomas Reilly
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California DUI Lawyer with 44 years experience

Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together to get you the... Read More »
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Givelle J. Lamano
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5-Star Rated Bay Area Criminal Defense Law & DUI Super Lawyer

GIVELLE LAMANO is an Oakland DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney who truly cares about her clients. She has represented people from all walks of life from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate... Read More »
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Elliot Silver
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California DUI Attorney with 24 years experience

Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the University of... Read More »
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Elena Condes
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Berkeley, CA DUI Attorney with 25 years experience
(510) 525-4243 1010 Grayson Street
Suite Two
Berkeley, CA 94710
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Golden Gate University School of Law
Dedicated to Criminal Defense in the San Francisco Bay Area - I Can Help - I represent those accused of State and Federal felonies and misdemeanors. Including, Domestic Violence, Drug Offenses, Mortgage Fraud, Credit/Check Fraud, Embezzlement, Sexual Assault, Sex Offenses, Weapons Offenses, Burglary, Robbery and Theft, Probation Violations, Strike Offenses, Computer Crimes, White-collar Crimes, and Business and Professions Code violations. - Everyone Deserves Respect - Criminal accusations can be devastating to your personal and professional life - know and understand your rights. I provide aggressive and quality representation at every stage of the process. The criminal justice system is intimidating and...
Seth Paul Chazin
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Albany, CA DUI Lawyer with 31 years experience
(800) 242-1514 1604 Solano Avenue
Albany, CA 94707
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco criminal defense lawyer Seth P. Chazin is certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Board of Legal Specialization and has been named a Northern California Top 100 Lawyer. During his more than 20 years of experience, attorney Chazin has effectively defended thousands of clients accused of crimes in the Bay Area, California and in various places throughout the United States. Drawing upon his history of success, he will provide clients with the knowledge, skill and aggressiveness needed to secure the best possible results.
Joseph Odysseus Mastro
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Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 12 years experience
(855) 529-4020 2625 Alcatraz Avenue
Suite 444
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Santa Clara University School of Law
Mr. Mastro was born in Oakland, grew up around the East Bay, and has spent his life living throughout the Bay Area, from San Francisco to San Jose. Mr. Mastro graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law in May 2006. He then passed the California State Bar Examination in July 2006 on his first attempt. Thereafter, Mr. Mastro became a Deputy Public Defender in San Joaquin County, representing clients in all manner of criminal cases, in a high-volume capacity. In 2009, Joe decided to return home to open his own law firm. Since then...
Elizabeth Grossman
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Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 37 years experience
(510) 548-5106 1010 Grayson St
Berkeley, CA 94710
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
UC Hastings COL
With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Grossman's mission as a criminal defense attorney is to ensure that the court and the prosecution perceive each client as the individual that they are — a person with a full life and background that separates them from the criminal charges that bring them before the court. Ms. Grossman works closely with her clients, as partners in their own defense, and strives to keep them fully informed as the case proceeds. Ms. Grossman represents her clients throughout California in felony, midemeanor, juvenile, traffic and professional discipline cases.
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 38 years experience
(510) 849-4424 2039 Shattuck Ave Ste 202
Berkeley, CA 94704
DUI, Appeals and Criminal
Loyola Univ School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 37 years experience
(925) 284-9200 2625 Alcatraz Ave # 119
Berkeley, CA 94705
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 52 years experience
(510) 848-6013 7117 Westmoorland
Berkeley, CA 94705
DUI and Criminal
UC Hastings COL
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 33 years experience
(510) 364-8246 1865 Solano Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707
DUI, Criminal and Products Liability
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 45 years experience
(510) 893-6150 2330 Rose St
Berkeley, CA 94708
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
U of San Francisco School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 25 years experience
(510) 558-8400 800 Jones St
Berkeley, CA 94710
DUI and Criminal
U of San Francisco School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Attorney with 48 years experience
(510) 292-5237 1560 Beverly Pl
Berkeley, CA 94706
DUI, Business and Criminal
Univ of Michigan Law Sch
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 34 years experience
(510) 526-2257 1569 Solano Ave # 124
Berkeley, CA 94707
DUI, Civil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
New Coll of CA School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 30 years experience
(510) 558-8400 800 Jones St
Berkeley, CA 94710
DUI and Criminal
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA DUI Attorney with 53 years experience
(510) 644-1393 2235 Sacramento St Apt 52
Berkeley, CA 94702
DUI, Criminal and Estate Planning
Harvard Univ Law School
Berkeley, CA DUI Attorney with 25 years experience
(510) 704-1773 1010 Grayson St
Berkeley, CA 94710
DUI and Criminal
Univ of Colorado School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Lawyer with 49 years experience
(415) 309-5558 2234 Grant St
No 3
Berkeley, CA 94703
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
Ohio State Univ COL
Berkeley, CA DUI Attorney with 43 years experience
2020 Milvia St Ste 300
Berkeley, CA 94704
DUI and Criminal
Univ of Maryland School of Law
Albany, CA DUI Attorney with 43 years experience
(510) 524-6475 1164 Solano Ave #162
Albany, CA 94706
DUI and Criminal
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Berkeley, CA DUI Attorney
1830 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA 94703
DUI, Criminal and Stockbroker Fraud
Sam Amin
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San Francisco, CA DUI Attorney
(415) 300-2037 75 Broadway Street
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111
DUI and Criminal
John F. Kennedy University
As a San Francisco criminal defense lawyer, Haitham (Sam) Amin is a passionate and aggressive advocate for the criminally accused. He has represented clients facing both felony and misdemeanor level offenses. Mr. Amin started his legal career early on in the Office of the Public Defenders in Solano County. He continued on to become a Deputy Public Defender in Marin County, tackling DUI and domestic violence cases for clients. This experience helped him gain crucial courtroom skill and insight. Now handling Criminal & DUI cases for his own clients in the Bay Area, Mr. Amin crafts strong and strategic cases....
Ghazal Sharif
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(925) 768-7718 Suite 250
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Free ConsultationPleasanton, CA DUI Lawyer with 3 years experience
DUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
WELCOME. For those seeking a DUI and criminal defense lawyer, welcome! I am the Founding Partner of the Law Office of Ghazal Sharif. I defend good people facing DUI and criminal charges. As a former prosecutor and passionate defense lawyer, I am results driven and client focused. I offer results, move for dismissals, fight for reduced charges and negotiate plea deals. I do what is best for my clients because my clients’ wins are my wins.

FIRM SPECIALITY. I aspire to be the go–to lawyer for the toughest cases. I am often hired by clients with make–or–break matters, including immigrants,...
Michael Paul Ehline
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San Francisco, CA DUI Lawyer with 14 years experience
(888) 400-9721 50 Francisco St
#460
San Francisco, CA 94133
Free ConsultationDUI, Elder, Personal Injury and Products Liability
UWLA
Getting banged up in a Los Angeles accident can happen at any time. You could also have an injury at sea on a floating city like a cruise ship. Your injuries could occur in any other city or town in California. It may be from the neglect of some another entity, or individual's negligence. Their failure to exercise due diligence or foresight means that you are entitled to receive compensation for the injuries and other damages you incurred. Whether you're involved in an auto collision, motorcycle accident, pedestrian run down. You're emphatically urged to obtain sharp, expert legal services of...
Pezhman Pakneshan
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Oakland, CA DUI Attorney with 14 years experience
(415) 293-8454 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Univ of Pennsylvania LS
The Pakneshan Firm is dedicated to representing clients accused, investigated or charged in state and federal criminal and administrative matters. The Pakneshan Firm is a Bay Area criminal and DUI law firm which has the experience, expertise and resources to handle all phases of your case. Our firm represents clients in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. The Pakneshan Firm has established itself as one of the Bay Area’s premier criminal defense firms. We have a proven track record for getting the best possible results for our clients.

As a former...
Givelle J. Lamano
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Oakland, CA DUI Attorney with 8 years experience
(510) 842-0750 505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University
GIVELLE LAMANO is an Oakland DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney who truly cares about her clients. She has represented people from all walks of life from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate executives who have never been arrested. She is licensed in both state and federal courts and has served as a court appointed attorney for the Alameda County Bar Association, taking on cases when the public defenders office was unable to do so.

Ms. Lamano received the Super Lawyer Rising Star award in 2017 for her professional achievement and peer recognition. She ranks in the...
Lucy Stearns McAllister
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San Francisco, CA DUI Lawyer with 31 years experience
(877) 280-9944 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
DUI, Administrative, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University
The Law Offices of Lucy S. McAllister is a California-based administrative law, licensing law and criminal law practice providing legal services for clients in California. Attorney McAllister has successfully won over 250 Superior Court trials as a Defense Attorney.With 30+ years experience as a civil and criminal attorney.

She specializes in the following areas of law:

Licensing Law :
Pre-hearing resolution of licensing issues, Administrative Hearings, Administrative Appeals, License Applications, Legal Advice, Handling License Criminal Disclosures (Applications, Renewals, Reinstatements), criminal record expungement.

Criminal Law:
Restraining orders, DUI charges and convictions, Domestic Violence, Sex Charges, Strikes Charges, Assault and Battery, Theft and Fraud,...
Elliot Silver
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Oakland, CA DUI Attorney with 24 years experience
(510) 281-0470 330 2nd St.
Suite 204
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationDUI, Cannabis Law, Criminal and Traffic Tickets
University of Miami School of Law
Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. Elliot has a reputation for getting his clients the results they want, whether it’s case dismissed, a fair and reasonable plea deal, or hearing a jury say “Not Guilty". Elliot has represented thousands of clients in various criminal matters and continues to provide inimitable dedication and unparalleled tenacity for his clients.
Sergio H. Benavides
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Hayward, CA DUI Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 867-5181 24301 Southland Drive
Suite 212 B
Hayward, CA 94545
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of San Francisco School of Law
I am a top rated Criminal Defense Lawyer and Certified Criminal Law Specialist- by State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Out of hundreds of Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Francisco--there are only 10 Certified Specialists. I am one of the top performers. I have 10 years of experience, having helped thousands of clients with every type of criminal charge, from petty theft, to drug possession, to attempted murder and sexual assault. I've handled DUIs, Domestic violence. I have taken over 30 cases to trial, and achieved excellent results. I am fluent...
Nabiel Ahmed
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Oakland, CA DUI Lawyer with 13 years experience
(510) 907-6600 1330 Broadway
Suite 948
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Nabiel C. Ahmed is an attorney who has devoted his career to representing Oakland’s criminally accused. He is the founder of The Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed, a practice solely devoted to handling criminal cases. Before establishing his private practice, Attorney Ahmed aided numerous Californians as a deputy public defender. He holds an Excellent 8.7 rating on Avvo. For more information, contact his firm today and receive a case evaluation at no cost.
Jo-Anna Marie Nieves
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Oakland, CA DUI Attorney
(510) 879-7549 160 Franklin St. Ste. 210
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Immigration
Florida State University College of Law
Ms. Nieves passed the California Bar in 2009 and went to work at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office. Two years later, she accepted a position as a trial attorney at a creditor’s rights law practice, where she effectively litigated over 400 contested matters and maintained a 95% success rate. She then formed The Nieves Law Firm to help restore the reputations of those who have been accused of crimes and help them plan for a better future. She believes in taking the “criminal” out of criminal defense and strives to help her clients navigate the complex legal process...
Kara Rachel Lavy
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San Francisco, CA DUI Lawyer with 11 years experience
(415) 689-7262 4 Embarcadero Center
#1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Immigration
California Western School of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
Francisco J. Rodriguez
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Oakland, CA DUI Attorney with 22 years experience
(510) 504-2030 524 7th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
New College of California SOL and California State University, Chico
"I am dedicated to my clients and work hard to achieve the results needed in every case" I have represented clients and continue to to serve the counties of San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, Napa, San Joaquin and all other Northern California Counties. No case is to big, and no case is to small. Each one has a certain value to the client and each deserves 110% effort. This is what I do! We Handle everything from: Traffic stop signs; to DMV suspensions; to DUI cases; to serious felonies.
Alexander Fredrick Harper
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Oakland, CA DUI Lawyer with 14 years experience
(510) 250-9477 420 Third Street
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Juvenile
University of Florida
With over 10 years, 2,000 cases and numerous jury verdicts under my belt, I stand by ready to help you. I was a Deputy District Attorney for several years, and will put that experience to work for you. I will keep you informed and confident throughout your case. You let me worry about the case while you get on with your life. I am a United States Navy veteran of Afghanistan and a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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Oakland, CA DUI Attorney with 7 years experience
(408) 638-7006 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationDUI, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Lucy Zheng is a California licensed attorney, experienced in individual tax debt relief, DUI law, family law, personal bankruptcy filings, and tenant evictions. Prior to forming her own practice, Lucy worked at a law firm handling multiple client cases all throughout Northern California. She witnessed the strengths and weaknesses of a larger law firm, and thus determined she could best provide her clients with the personalized attention and service that they deserve by starting her own practice. Lucy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis on Public Law in only 3 years, from the University of...
James Thomas Reilly
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(866) 251-4506 1970 Broadway, Suite 1145
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationOakland, CA DUI Lawyer with 44 years experience
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together to get you the best results. Call to speak with an attorney now.
Brendan Hickey
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San Fransco, CA DUI Lawyer with 10 years experience
(415) 494-8444 Pier 9, Suite 100
The Embarcadero
San Fransco, CA 94111
DUI, Criminal, Immigration and White Collar Crime
Harvard Law School
Michael Ross
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San Francisco, CA DUI Lawyer with 38 years experience
505 Montgomery Street 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Southwestern Law School
Michael Ross is a California Native and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over twenty-five years. Recently married, Mr. Ross and his new wife Susan both live and work in San Francisco. A former prosecutor, (Deputy Attorney General for the Criminal Division, and a Special Prosecutor), Mr. Ross has earned a reputation for unrelenting, aggressive representation of persons charged with a crime. Mr. Ross is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco (Criminal Section Member), the Young Scandinavians Club, the Dolphin Club, and the San Francisco SPCA (as a "Patron"). Mr. Ross...
Autumn HajMohammad
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Oakland, CA DUI Lawyer
(510) 832-1911 385 Grand Avenue
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94610
Free ConsultationDUI, Appeals, Criminal and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Autumn HajMohammad is a California native. She completed her B.A. in Public Policy at California State University, Bakersfield, while working for a State Senator. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. She graduated with honors and was granted membership into the prestigious Traynor Honor Society. Prior to opening her own firm, Ms. HajMohammad worked for the Kern County Public Defender's Office where she defended clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies. She also successfully represented clients convicted of homicide and sex offenses seeking habeas relief. Now accepting...
Alexander Cross
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Oakland, CA DUI Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 862-7677 1300 Clay St., Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
DUI, Criminal, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
University of San Francisco School of Law
Mr. Cross is an expert in the field of criminal law. Mr. Cross will fight more aggressively than anyone to bring you the best outcome possible. His name brings chills to prosecutors, as evidenced by never losing a trial out of over 1,500 cases. He passionately cares about defending his clients and does everything within his power to help them. Having attended the University of California, Berkeley for Undergraduate studies, he received a B.A. in Legal Studies. He subsequently attended the prestigious San Francisco Law School to receive his J.D. He is a member of many associations, including...
Nors Elwood Davidson
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Oakland, CA DUI Lawyer with 17 years experience
(415) 660-3313 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
DUI
U of San Francisco School of Law
Nors Davidson is a dedicated defense attorney who provides clients with aggressive and effective representation in DUI cases throughout the Bay Area. Attorney Davidson uses his experience in the courtroom and detailed knowledge of the law to protect his clients’ rights and advocate for their best interests during their trials and at their DMV hearings.
Robbi Abrams Cook
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Oakland, CA DUI Lawyer with 34 years experience
(510) 208-5051 420 3rd Street
Suite #200
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Boston University School of Law
Have you been arrested or charged with a DUI or other crime? When you are accused of a crime, you face the risk of losing your liberty, livelihood and reputation. It is crucial that you have an experienced criminal defense and DUI lawyer at your side that is committed to providing you with a smart and aggressive defense. Robbi A. Cook is an experienced courtroom lawyer who has the knowledge and skills you need during this difficult time. She is fiercely dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome for each and every client, whether it is...
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Arrested or charged with a DUI or DWI?

Driving under the influence (DUI) means operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs that have impaired a person's mental or motor skills. In most states, a person will be considered "impaired" if they exhibit objective signs of intoxication, or if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Many states also have zero tolerance laws for drivers under 21, where any non-zero BAC level constitutes an offense. Most states also hold commercial drivers, such as truck drivers, to a more rigorous standard.

Law enforcement officers use a variety of tests, such as field sobriety tests and breathalyzers, to determine whether a driver is impaired by alcohol. In some jurisdictions, you have a right to refuse some of these tests, but in other jurisdictions you may be required to submit to them. It is important to know the law in your particular state, and to consult a DUI attorney if you are facing charges.

DUI lawyers are criminal defense attorneys focused on representing clients facing DUI/DWI/OWI charges. Each state has different DUI laws. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you and present your options on how to best limit the impact of the charges against you. DUI lawyers also handle related cases such as driver's license reinstatement and DUI record expungement.


Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC): The percentage of alcohol in a person's blood.

Field Sobriety Test: Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a driver is impaired.