The police are required to possess probable cause to arrest for drunk driving in Massachusetts. The three elements that are necessary for an arrest for suspicion of operating under the influence include:
- Operation of a Motor Vehicle;
- On a Public Way;
- While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor.
With this in mind, it is important to be safe this holiday season as you travel on the roadways to gather with family and friends. If you do find yourself facing a charge of drunk driving, contact a drunk driving lawyer with the experience to assist you. Contact Attorney Shane W. Surrette at (774) 364-4605 or at [email protected] today.