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How to Avoid DUI During the Holidays

September 30th, 2021

The holiday season is an enjoyable time of year when families and friends come together in celebration. Many people reconnect with distant relatives, spend time with friends they haven’t seen in a while, and relish in long weekends and days off from work. Unfortunately, the holidays also present motorists with dangerous situations. If you decide

Can a Florida DUI Lead to Deportation?

January 6th, 2020

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is the one crime that is commonly committed by non-criminals. Meaning, people who don’t have a previous criminal history or who don’t typically engage in criminal behavior. As such, we often see normal people get arrested for DUI, including mothers and fathers, teachers, doctors, retail associates, salespeople,

Some Prescription Drugs & Driving Don’t Mix

December 23rd, 2019

A large number of Americans are taking at least one, if not several medications at any given time. The number of citizens taking prescription drugs has grown so much that it has caused a serious concern over drugged driving. What a lot of people don’t realize is that drugged driving, even if it’s associated with lawfully prescribed

Can I Get a DUI for Marijuana in Florida?

December 9th, 2019

Even though marijuana legalization and decriminalization is taking effect in various states across the country, it is still very much illegal in Florida. While some states, such as California, Nevada, and Colorado have loosened up their marijuana possession laws significantly, in all 50 states it’s against the law to drive under the influence of marijuana and Florida

Don’t Get a DUI This Holiday Season!

November 6th, 2019

Now that the holidays are upon us, it’s timely to discuss DUI arrests and crashes, which increase like clockwork during the holiday season. Why the uptick in DUIs? It’s because of all of the Thanksgiving dinners, the Christmas parties, and the New Year’s Eve parties – all of these celebrations tend to have alcohol flowing freely. The

What is a BAL Reading?

October 22nd, 2019

In Florida, it’s illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including lawfully prescribed medications, under Section 316.193 of the Florida Statutes. Under Sec. 316.193(1)(b) of the Florida Statutes, a person is guilty of DUI if he or she “has a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 percent or more of alcohol per 100 millimeters of blood” or a