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.
Traffic stops are one of the ways police officers in Florida attempt to remove impaired drivers from the roads. The other option is to operate a checkpoint for driving under the influence (DUI). If you are stopped for suspicion of DUI, you will be subjected to various field sobriety tests. Let's take a look at them in today's post so you know what to expect if this ever happens to you.
You've likely heard stories through the grapevine about a drunk driving checkpoint or DUI stop. Maybe you've been involved in either one of these first-hand as a driver or passenger. Either way, there's a lot of misinformation out there about these tests and what happens if you decline them. So, are you allowed to decline a Breathalyzer test?
A man in Florida was recently arrested on DUI charges after he got in a minor accident at the drive-thru for a McDonald's.
There are many drivers out there who find themselves pulled over for suspicion of DUI in Orlando. A DUI charge is one that can be fought in a court, even if it is your second, third or subsequent charge. You shouldn't wait until your first hearing or court appearance to begin your defense of this charge because you could put yourself in a hole. Here are the consequences of a DUI conviction.