What is a DRE in a Pennsylvania DUI case? VIDEO

A DRE in a Pennsylvania DUI case is a Drug Recognition Expert. Is a police officer or law enforcement official who's trained to recognize the effect of drugs on a driver who's suspected of driving under the influence. This would be, in this instance, driving under the influence of drugs, be it marijuana, cocaine, heroin, whatever the drug controlled substance would be, the DRE, the Drug Recognition Expert is trained to determine the influence of the effects of the drug on the person so that that could be--

The person, if appropriate to the circumstances, would be arrested and charged with a DUI, and then that DRE or Drug Recognition Expert would be potentially available to testify in court as needed for the prosecution. An experienced DUI defense attorney in Pennsylvania can help you understand how a DRE or Drug Recognition Expert can impact your case and they can help you best defend against the charges. They should be involved from as early as possible in the case.

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