Blog Posts Tagged with Michigan drunk driving law

A Quick Look At Michigan's Implied Consent Law

by: Matt Newburg

February 20, 2018 at 7:52 AM EST

Michigan, like all other states, has what is called an “implied consent” law for drivers who are arrested on suspicion of drunk or drugged driving. Michigan’s law, MCL 257.625c, says that as a privilege of having a driver’s license, you give consent to a chemical test if you are lawfully arrested by an officer who has probable cause to believe that you are driving under the influence.

When it comes to implied consent, a law enforcement officer can choose whether you take a breath,...