field sobriety test

Definition of "field sobriety test"
  1. A preliminary assessment by law enforcement to gauge if a driver may be under the influence of an intoxicant by checking their ability to perform tasks akin to those needed to operate a vehicle
How to use "field sobriety test" in a sentence
  1. The officer administered a field sobriety test after noticing the driver's erratic steering.
  2. Suspected of drunk driving, he was asked to undergo a field sobriety test.
  3. Being pulled over for distracted driving often results in a field sobriety test.

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