What behavior do police officers look for to spot a drunk driver?

The National Highway Traffic Administration advises there are a several clues that signal a drunk driver to an Arizona police officer, including:

  • Inability to maintain proper lane position, resulting in weaving, drifting, swerving, a wide radius on turns.
  • Lack of consistent speed and improper braking such as stopping short, abrupt stops, rapid acceleration or deceleration without reason and driving too slow.
  • Inattentiveness difficulties such as improper signaling, driving into oncoming traffic or cross traffic.
  • Misevaluation of conditions resulting in mistakes, such as turning illegally.

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