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Recent Posts in DUI Category

  • Common Mistakes That Occur During a DUI Arrest

    Everyone makes mistakes, even police officers. Police officers commonly make mistakes during DUI testing. If you have been charged with a DUI offense, your situation may seem hopeless, but you could have a way out. DUI stops have to follow strict protocol or the prosecution's case is weakened. Since officers often make mistakes during DUI tests, it is vital to contact an experienced DUI attorney ...
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  • What Are the Penalties for a Second-Offense DUI?

    Repeated DUI offenses can have serious penalties in the state of Florida. The consequences of a second-offense DUI usually include heavy fines, license suspension, vehicle impounding, and the installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) in your vehicle. An interlock device is a breath-test machine, also known as a breathalyzer, that is connected to a vehicle’s ignition system. With it ...
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  • Driving Restrictions & The Refusal to Blow

    In Florida, it used to be that the law was much stricter on DUI arrests. If you refused to blow or blew a BAC in excess of .08, your license would be automatically suspended. Because this was considered a separate component from your criminal proceedings, the suspension did not require any proof of guilt. Even if you were found not guilty, the suspension was eligible to stand for up to a year . To ...
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  • Avoiding DUI on Thanksgiving

    The deadliest weekend of the year in the United States is not New Year’s, Independence Day, or any other holiday known for wild partying and excessive drinking. The deadliest holiday of the year is actually Thanksgiving. According to statistics, over 500 people will lose their lives while driving this Thanksgiving weekend. The high crash statistics for Thanksgiving are the result of a few factors: ...
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  • Understanding Field Sobriety Tests

    If you have ever been pulled over at a DUI checkpoint or have been previously been accused of drunk driving, you may be familiar with Florida's Field Sobriety Tests. Even still, it is crucial that you understand the laws surrounding these tests and how you can protect your rights in these types of situations. While drunk driving laws vary from state to state, most law enforcement officers use the ...
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