Recent Posts in DUI
Ice Cream Shop Visit Leads to DUI for Florida Man
DUI stops tend to occur when someone is pulled over while driving. Rarely do they result from visits to the ice cream shop, but that was what happened recently in Florida. Instead of a sweet treat, a man got a ride in a police car. The incident happened on October 8 at Royal Scoop,… Read More »
Understanding the Consequences of an Underage DUI
Drinking while under the age of 21 is illegal under any circumstances, but if an underage drinker is caught behind the wheel while intoxicated, the repercussions could be even more serious. Even though drivers 21 years or older are considered intoxicated when their blood alcohol concentration, BAC, is .08% or higher, an underage driver… Read More »
Your Rights During a Field Sobriety Test
Being pulled over by a law enforcement officer on suspicion of driving while intoxicated can be frightening, stressful, and intimidating, even if you are completely sober and have done nothing wrong. One of the first things the officer might do is ask you to perform various field sobriety tests, which you might feel obligated… Read More »
Can I Get a DUI for an Open Container Found in My Vehicle?
Drinking and driving laws extend beyond the act of driving under the influence of alcohol. Although we all know that drinking and driving is illegal, the laws regarding open containers in a vehicle aren’t as commonly known. Did you know that DUI penalties can actually increase if open containers of alcohol are found in… Read More »
I Was Barely Over the Legal Limit, Do I Need a DUI Lawyer?
Date rape is a problem all across the country, especially on college campuses. No person should be forced to engage in unwanted sexual relations against their will. However, rape laws can be abused and are sometimes used for revenge. Sometimes, allegations of rape can be made by an angry party who does not want… Read More »
Importance of Hiring a DUI Attorney After an Arrest
If you were recently arrested for DUI anywhere in Florida, do not wait to hire an attorney. While the state will offer you a Public Defender, this level of representation will not be sufficient in providing you with the aggressive, personalized attention you’ll need in order to win your case. At this time, your… Read More »
DUI: Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs
As the number of alcohol-related DUI arrests declines, drug-related DUI arrests are on the rise. The increase in arrests for driving while under the influence of drugs might be attributed to an overall increase in the use of prescription drugs, combined with a general lack of public awareness about “drugged driving.” Many drivers are… Read More »