Forensic & Technology Center
124 Acton St
Maynard, MA. 01754
The Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT) oversees the breath test program for the state of Massachusetts. The OAT establishes and maintains lists of approved breath test devices in accordance with the Massachusetts General Laws ( MGL) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ( NHTSA
) list of conforming products. The OAT also annually certifies all breath test equipment utilized in Massachusetts, approves and distributes all calibration standards used with breath test devices and establishes the standards for training and certification relative to breath testing.
Office Information & Directions:
The OAT office is open Monday - Friday
Click here for Direction.
Law Enforcement & District Attorney Forms: (official use only)
OIC Designation Request Form
OAT-F301-v01.0 Retrograde Extrapolation Request Form
9510 Breath Test Record Request 04\09\2014 Barcode Fillable
BATS Printer Instructions:
Brother HL-1450 Printer Reset Instructions file size 1MB
The OAT maintains lists of Approved Breath Testing Instruments, PBT's & Simulators:
To obtain .pdf copies of the lists "click" on the links below:
Approved Breath Testing Instruments
Operating Under the Influence (OUI) Resource Links:
Massachusetts State Police Academy
Massachusetts Police Training Committee (MPTC)
Massachusetts District Attorneys Association
Massachusetts General Laws (MGL)
Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV)
Massachusetts Highway Safety Division (HSD)
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( www.NHTSA.gov
) Training Manuals:
To obtain .pdf copies of the NHTSA field sobriety training manuals locate the training year below and "right click" on the desired manual then "Save Target As..." to download and print:
DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Manuals (For reference only):
|1987 Manual file size 21MB|
|1992 Manual file size 30MB|
|1996 Manual file size 61MB|
|2000 Manual file size 61MB|
|2002 Manual file size 60MB|
|2004 Manual file size 38MB|
|2006 Manual file size 32MB|
|2013 Manual file size 3MB|
RMV Hearing Move notice
Please be advised that as of September 15, 2014, appeals of suspensions for Breathalyzer refusals will no longer be held at 630 Washington St., Boston, MA. The new location for those hearings is:
RMV/Driver Control Unit
136 Blackstone Street
Boston, MA 02109
Please click here for direction
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