A: By accepting the privilege of getting a driver's license, the courts have determined that you have given your "implied consent" to submit to a chemical or physical test of your breath. Therefore, as a general rule, refusing such tests is not a good idea.

In Pennsylvania, PennDOT will suspend your driver's license for one year should you refuse to submit to a chemical test. In addition, your refusal to submit to a test upon the request of a law-enforcement officer can be used at trial as evidence of your consciousness of guilt.

Read more about the consequences of refusing a blood test in Defending Freedom:The Ultimate Guide to DUI Cases in Pennsylvania (1st Ed.) Click here to download your free copy.