DUI

Facts about driving under the influence

Impaired driving is a serious issue in Florida. The state is a mecca for tourists of all ages all year round in addition to its residents, which means the highway are always full of travelers on the go and often in a hurry. This scenario alone means that driving can...

There are ways to get a DUI charge dismissed

Getting charged for a drunk driving offense in Florida can be intimidating. You may be so worried about your future that you're tempted to take the first plea deal that is offered to you. However, if you can get your DUI charge dismissed, you won't have to decide...

Are DUI charges possible when riding a bicycle?

In Florida, when a person is facing charges for driving under the influence, it is an automatic assumption that it occurred while driving a motor vehicle. However, there are other circumstances in which people can be charged with DUI – specifically while riding a...

Penalties which include an interlock device

One of the most severe penalties that can be imposed following a conviction for DUI in Florida is being required to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. Florida state law gives the court the authority to require this form of punishment in certain...

Subsequent DUIs result in harsher penalties

Florida drivers convicted of more than one DUI offense face harsh consequences. These consequences can include steep fines, loss of license and even time in jail. Driving under the influence can also cause serious injury or death to the driver and others. DUI offenses...