Monthly Archives: December 2012

Drug Recognition Expert’s Opinion Not Always Admissible

Posted on December 15, 2012   |   by Lundin Law PLLC

Officers who have special training to detect whether a DUI driver is impaired by drugs are known as  “Drug Recognition Experts” or “DREs.” Washington State has a growing number of officers who have received this training and DUI officers in Seattle and King County are emphasizing the detection and arrest of drivers who are suspected of being DUI because of drugs. This is especially true since the passage of I-502, the marijuana legalization law.