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Can You Be Charged for DUI with a Legal BAL?

Drunk driving charges can leave a permanent mark on a person's record, following them around for years to come. What is the best way to avoid DUI charges ? Making sure you are never behind the ...
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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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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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Fatal Crash Blamed on DUI Repeat Offender

Recently in Myrtle Beach, Florida, a 25-year-old man was charged with driving under the influence and then starting a crash that killed a 27-year-old man. Once the police investigated his record, they ...
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DUI Hotel Provides New Option for DUI Victims

Here in Florida, if you are convicted of a DUI you may end up spending time in prison for your offense. Yet if you live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, you may be able to skip the jail cell in favor of a ...
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Rapper Dies Minutes After YOLO DUI Tweet

YOLO is a popular acronym that is often hash tagged on sites like Twitter and Instagram. The acronym stands for “You Only Live Once” and was originally coined in a song called The Anthem ...
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Man Fleeing Police Gets DUI After Crash

Car chases are often riveting to watch on TV. Men and women who flee the police automatically heighten their charges, and bring on extra years of potential punishment because of their choice. ...
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Clearwater Resident Gets 44 Years for DUI Manslaughter

Demetrius Jordan did not intend to kill the passengers in an intersection on August 1 st, 2010, but he wasn’t able to drive safely under the influence of alcohol. According to court records, ...
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School Principal Arrested for DUI

The principal at the Palm Beach Public School was arrested last Friday for a DUI, leaving her school without an authority figure for the past few days. The students arrived back at the educational ...
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Florida State University Supports on-Campus Checkpoints

College students are often the heaviest of drinkers. With newfound freedom from parental authority and a fresh right to drink alcohol at 21-years-old, these young adults can end up in grave trouble. ...
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Session Beers Could Lower DUI Rates Across the Country

On average, each beer that you buy at your local liquor store has about 5 percent alcohol. Those who like IPAs and Belgian-style ales normally consume about 6 to 7 percent alcohol in each bottle. A ...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneer Eric Wright Arrested for a DUI

Earlier this month, the Tampa Bay Buccaneer cornerback Eric Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on the charges of drunk driving. The athlete was near Staples Center at about 2:20 a.m. on Monday the 2nd ...
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Bringing Beer to Court Is Not a Smart Idea

One might think that after being charged with a DUI, a person would be on their best behavior. Apparently that is not the way it was for a Monticello N.Y. man with the initials K.G. This man was ...
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Bribing Isn't an Option in Recent Florida DUI Case

In Orlando, a woman with the initials A.A. was recently caught driving 12 miles per hour over the speed limit in a 30 miles per hour zone. She was consequentially pulled over by police officers who ...
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Matt Fox Settles DUI Case with a Plea Bargain

Matt Fox was arrested for a DUI last month when he was pulled over on his way to a fast food joint for some late night snacks. At 3:23 a.m., the Lost star was reprimanded by police for failing to ...
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Alcoholic Energy Drink Leads to Tragic Tampa Bay Crash

When you drive drunk, you put yourself in danger. As well, passengers in your car are at risk to an accident because of your actions. In addition, the people who share the road with you are also in ...
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Know Your Rights: DUI Arrests

In the movies and cop dramas, we usually see defendants informed of their rights when they're arrested. They usually go something like, "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say ...
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"Failed" Field Sobriety Tests

Field sobriety testing is one of the ways that police officers build probable cause to make an arrest for DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs). They may administer such tests as the ...
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DUI on Thanksgiving: Defend Your Rights

When people think of the day with the most drunk driving accidents, holidays are usually the first things that come to mind. Out of these, the most commonly thought of holiday includes New Years Eve. ...
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Football Season, Tampa Bay Bucs and DUI

As football season starts up again and kicks into full swing, football lovers and thousands throughout Tampa and all of Florida will start their celebratory drinking for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ...
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Fighting DUI Charges

If you or someone you know has been arrested for drunk driving you may be wondering how you can fight your DUI charges. There are a couple of key pieces of advice that could possibly make a huge ...
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Thanksgiving and DUIs

Holidays are notorious for the high rate of DUI arrests that are made. In particular, many people immediately think of New Year's Eve when they think of people driving under the influence. In ...
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