Refusing a breath test in Texas

What are the consequences of a refusal to submit to a breath test?

– SJP, Texas


The refusal is only an issue at your ALR hearing or if you go to trial. If you go to trial, your “refusal” could be used an indication of guilt. At your ALR hearing it could used to suspend your license. You need to hire an attorney and make sure you request an ALR hearing within 15 days of your arrest.

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