Terms and Definitions Related To Drinking and Driving. Terms and Definitions Related To Drinking and Driving.

 

DUI Glossary

Drunk Driving, DUI, DWI, OUI, OWI, DUII, DWAI, OUIL or OMVI: each state has a different way of describing it, but no matter what you call it, you need a lawyer to help if you are charged with it.

Drunk driving arrests, drunk driving cases, and drunk driving defense lawyers seemingly have a language all their own. We have attempted to define some key terms and concepts for you here.


APS, or Administrative Per Se Alcohol Gaze Nystagmus (AGN)
BAC BAL
Burnoff Caloric-Nystagmus
Driving Drunk Driving
DUI DUII
DUIL or OUIL DWAI
DWI DWUI
Enhancements Epileptic Nystagmus
Field Sobriety Test (FST) Fixation
Gaze Nystagmus Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
Impairment or Intoxication Jerk Nystagmus
Motions National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Natural Nystagmus Neurological Nystagmus
Not Guilty Nystagmus
Oculomotor OMVI
One-Leg-Stand (OLS) test Optokinetic Nystagmus
Oscillate OUI
OWI Pathological Disorder
Pendular Nystagmus Per Se Laws
Physiological Nystagmus Positional Alcohol Nystagmus (PAN)
PAN I PAN II
Positional Nystagmus Post-Rotational Nystagmus
Reasonable Doubt Resting Nystagmus
Retrograde extrapolation Rising Alcohol Defense
Rotational Nystagmus Saccadic
Smooth Pursuit Southern California Research Institute (SCRI)
Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) Under the Influence
Vehicle Vertical Nystagmus
Vestibular System Vestibular System Nystagmus
Voir Dire Walk-and-Turn (WAT) test

For additional information, please contact a DUI defense lawyer in your jurisdiction.

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