Montana: state is anxious to get rid of it’s Top Fatality status with new law mandating blood test obtained by warrants

BILLINGS- Montana is taking a stronger stance on impaired driving.
The Montana highway patrol reports about 50-percent of those suspected of DUI refuse to have their blood-alcohol level tested.
A new law that goes into effect today aims to stop that practice by allowing an officer to call a judge on the spot to get a warrant for a blood test.
Captain Keith Edgel of the Montana Highway Patrol said, “People are going to learn that refusals are not going to be an avenue or a loophole they can use to avoid prosecution.” ….MORE

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