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Should I Refuse to Take a Blood or Breath Test?

Once you sign the back of your driver's license, you are agreeing to follow Florida's implied consent law. This means that any driver arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence must ...
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Should You Refuse to Take a Breath Test?

When you have been pulled over for driving under the influence in Florida, law enforcement will observe your actions, appearance, and odor to determine if you have been drinking. If they feel as ...
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What is a No Refusal DUI Checkpoint?

As the holiday season approaches, it is especially important for drivers to take care when driving after drinking alcohol with family and friends. The few glasses of wine you had with Thanksgiving ...
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Man Attempts to Beat DUI by Drinking More

Two years ago, a man involved in an accident that killed one, discovered an interesting way to attempt to fight the DUI charge that might have been brought against him. He decided to imbibe alcohol ...
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How Can You Tell If You Are Legally Drunk?

There are numerous charts and calculators out there, which can supposedly tell you if it is safe to get behind the wheel or not. However, none of these are guarantees. It can be very dangerous to ask: ...
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Tampa Firefighter Charged with DUI, Suspended

Saturday, July 19, a firefighter was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Pasco County, reports The Tampa Tribune. Tampa Fire Rescue has announced that the 39-year-old man will face ...
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Arrested for DUI in Florida?

Florida is notorious for its party scene, and it is not uncommon for many individuals to indulge in the lifestyle that the state has to offer. However, when people choose to drink or use drugs before ...
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Florida High School Coach Arrested for DUI

Friday, June 6, a baseball coach at Riverview High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The arrest came shortly before midnight. He refused to perform field sobriety tests, ...
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Florida Bicyclist Arrested on DUI Charge

Tampa DUI Lawyer Bicyclists have equal rights to the road and must observe the same rules as other motorists because bicyclists are drivers under the eyes of the law. This also means that a charge of ...
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Florida Mom Arrested for DUI in Parking Lot of Her Apartment Complex

Saturday, May 3, an Ormond Beach mom was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a bad parking job. A passerby called the police when they said they saw the 36-year-old mother lap around the complex ...
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Florida Judge, Known Alcoholic, Arrested for DUI

Her alcoholism was no secret, and for the 56-year-old Broward County judge, this was thought to actually be an asset, as she could empathize with the defendants in her drug court. But Friday, May 2 ...
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Florida High School Teacher Arrested for DUI While Driving to School

Monday, April 14, a Florida teacher as booked for DUI while on her way to work. It was nearly 7:00 a.m. when reports started coming in of someone driving at unsafe speeds while veering in and out of ...
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Florida Man Arrested for DUI After Falling Asleep at Stoplight

On Monday, March 31, a 36-year-old man was arrested after being found asleep behind the wheel at a stoplight in Florida, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal. He was holding a partially eaten ...
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Increased DUI Patrols Scheduled in Hillsborough County for St. Patrick's Day

While DUI patrols are a regularly scheduled event by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, these patrols usually target only one district at a time. For St. Patricks' Day, however, these ...
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Off-Duty Deputy Arrested for a DUI

Sunday, January 12, the Florida Highway Patrol reported that a Hernando County sheriff's deputy was arrested on a DUI charge. According to reports, a patrol officer stopped a sedan that night when ...
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Florida Man Arrested and Charged with DUI in Jail Parking Lot

On Sunday, January 12, a 29-year-old Florida man was arrested on a DUI charge in the parking lot of Pasco County Jail, according to law enforcement. Staff from the jail had approached the ...
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Tampa Woman Charged with DUI After Crashing into Gas Pump on Christmas Eve

On Thursday, December 26, a Tampa woman found herself facing a DUI charge for a car crash at a gas station that occurred on Christmas Eve. The 26-year-old woman had been stopping for gas on her way to ...
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Arrested for a DUI This Thanksgiving in Tampa?

Over the long holiday weekend, Thanksgiving travelers made for heavy traffic and skyrocketing accident rates. This also means that an increased number of police patrols were on high alert for ...
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Fort Myers Mother Charged with DUI in Rollover Accident

Last Monday in Lee County, a mother appeared in court for a DUI charge which she had received the day before after a rollover crash; her children were also in the Jeep at the time. According to ...
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Can You Be Convicted of a DUI Without a Breath or Blood Test?

If someone refuses a chemical test, thus keeping law enforcement from getting an accurate reading of their blood alcohol content (BAC), can that person still be charged and then convicted of a DUI? ...
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A Closer Look at the Police Stop

You do not want a traffic violation and some poor decisions to land you an undeserved DUI charge. Now if an officer sees you run a red light or go way over the speed limit, then he or she has the ...
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A Closer Look at the DUI Trial

If you have been charged and arrested for a DUI, and your case is headed to trial, what can you expect? Your DUI attorney can help prepare you for the specifics of your case, but here is a general ...
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Tampa Woman Arrested for DUI After Rear-Ending Patrol Car

A car accident on the Interstate 275 turned into a DUI arrest on Friday, the 6th of September. An unmarked Florida Highway Patrol car was parked in the travel lane of an exit ramp. The Tampa ...
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Blowing Hot Air: Will Breathalyzers Become Inadmissible?

The Supreme Court of Florida heard oral arguments this week for a case that could affect the tens of thousands of Florida drivers who are subjected to breathalyzer exams every year. The defending in ...
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Florida Considers Tougher Measures for Driver's Ignition Interlock Systems

Ignition interlock devises are used for those who have been convicted for drunk driving; This device is connected to the driver's car dashboard and is basically an installed car breathalyzer test. ...
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