Monthly Archives: November 2012

Can I Take A Blood Test Instead Of A Breath Test?

Posted on November 13, 2012   |   by Lundin Law PLLC

When a person is arrested for a misdemeanor DUI in Washington State and taken to the police station the police will usually ask: “Will you take the breath test?” The answer to this question can greatly influence the complications that will arise from the DUI arrest, including length of license suspension and also the mandatory minimum DUI criminal penalties.

Some people don’t answer with a “yes’ or “no” but rather with the statement “I would like a blood test.”