If you're wondering about the sheer odds of getting arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), you may need to look no further than your age. Statistics paint a fairly clear picture of who gets involved in drunk driving incidents.
A man in Florida has been arrested in the wake of a car accident when his Jeep Wrangler struck a pair of pedestrians. The authorities allege that he was under the influence at the time of the crash.
A middle school teacher in Florida has been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and arrested. Though the legal limit in Florida is a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent, authorities claim that his BAC came in at 0.263 percent, which would put him more than three times higher.
People often act like those who drive under the influence are choosing to do so without any outside factors that play a role in their decisions. The reality, though, is that addiction can be a significant factor that may even lead them to make choices that they know are dangerous and that they later regret.
The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Years are all about celebrating the holidays. From company holiday parties to family get-togethers, there is plenty of partying to go around. Law enforcement knows this, which is why the holidays see an increase in DUI arrests in Florida and elsewhere.
Police responded to the scene of a car accident in Florida, and they arrested a woman who had been involved in the wreck. They claim that she was under the influence of alcohol at the time, and she is now facing charges.
Though drinking itself may be illegal until they turn 21, teenagers still get arrested for impaired driving. What are some of the factors that contribute to this and make a teenage drunk driving incident more likely?
A woman allegedly caused a car accident while intoxicated in Cape Coral, Florida, and the police arrested her when they arrived at the scene.
If you are considering the purchase of a watercraft, you need to know all of the laws associated with these vessels. It's not easy owning a boat, jet ski, kayak or any other type of watercraft. You need to go to a boating education class for a boater's license. You need insurance and have to pay other fees. It's also important to know that you can be charged with boating under the influence if you are drinking and operating the boat.
Drunk driving is an all-too-common issue in Florida. In 2017, there were more than 43,800 tickets issued for driving under the influence (DUI) and more than 24,300 convictions for DUI, according to the Florida DMV. Those are some frightening numbers. If you received one of the more than 43,800 tickets given out then you will likely want to know the penalties you are facing.