PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh lawyers are weighing in on one attorney’s recommendation for DUI checkpoints.
A Florida lawyer is suggesting drivers at DUI checkpoints don’t roll down their windows and instead, just hold their license, registration and proof of insurance against the window, reports the Tribune-Review.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
The lawyer, Warren Redlich, tells the paper making drivers roll down their windows is a violation of their fourth amendment rights.
But Pittsburgh lawyers tell the Trib they’re not so sure that would fly here.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
Attorney David Shrager tells the newspaper police will need to talk to you in order to determine your sobriety – and even if you legally don’t have to roll down your window, it might not be the best thing to do.
Another lawyer with the ACLU in Pittsburgh says a court might say you have to roll down your window, according to the Trib.
The Pittsburgh lawyers appear to agree that making a fuss at a checkpoint might just cause more trouble for you.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss