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Can I be charged for drink driving without taking a breath

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Can I be charged for drink driving without taking a breath test and have already admitted to drinking 2 pints then fleeing the scene

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What is it you want to know about this today please?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
As I mentioned before I have left a scene of accident. With no other party's involved no injurys, due to having alcohol in my system I have interview with the police today, don't know what else to say to them, can they prove I was drunk at the time of accident if they didn't breath test me even though I have gone into the police station and admitted I was returning from a pub.

Have they taken anything in terms of blood or urine from you?
What is the exact charge?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No test at the moment there is no charge I have to phone the officer today to take an interview but I'm scared I'm gunna say something wrong and they arrest me I'll lose everything

Ok - they can not charge you with driving with excess alcohol.

They may suspect it, but they can not prove it.

They would need breath, blood or urine.

They can not show you were over. Just because you had 2 pints does not mean you were over. Your body might deal with it well.

But you can not be charged. There is no evidence, just a suspicion.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today, please?

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
can they charge me with speeding if I have admitted this too they have car as evidence and it's a right off

Yes, they can charge you with speeding if they have evidence.
Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
one last question if they find drugs in my system today can they prove I was under the influence

They might be able to backdate it. But you do not have to consent to a test.

Does that clarify?

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
thank you very much

Yes