The Commonwealth must prove operation of a motor vehicle in order to proceed on a DUI charge in Massachusetts. Issues of operation typically arise where the accused is found in a vehicle that is not moving. Operation is a term of art that requires:
- Intentional manipulation;
- Of the mechanical or electrical part of the vehicle;
- Which alone or in sequence;
- Sets the vehicle in motion.
As a result, if you are charged with DUI, it is important to contact the DUI Attorneys who can help you get the results that you need. Contact Attorney Shane W. Surrette at (774) 364-4605 or at [email protected] today.