Implied consent notice for deaf drivers must be conveyed by interpreter or in writing.

Topic: DUI, Decided by: Judge Baxter 
Docket Number: 1016048 , Decision Date: January 12, 2010 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

Where a hearing impaired individual is stopped for driving under the influence (DUI), the arresting officer must arrange for the implied consent warning to be conveyed by a qualified interpreter or in writing.  As the arresting officer failed to provide the implied consent notice in the proper format for a hearing impaired driver, the administrative license suspension was reversed.

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