An app designed by a West Des Moines law firm is gaining popularity. It’s called the “Oh Crap App.”
It’s designed to tell people what they can and can’t do when being pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving.
Developed by Gourley, Rehkemper, & Lindholm PLC. the app lists basic legal rights, has a blood alcohol calculator, and an emergency “Oh Crap” button if you get stopped. If you hit it, it turns on the phone’s voice recorder.
That conversation with the officer will be saved should you need it in future court proceedings.
The creators of the app don’t want users to drink and drive but they hope people will use to the app to stay informed in difficult situations.