According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, automotive accidents are the leading cause of death in the United States for individuals between the ages of 2 to 33. Out of all fatal accidents, 41 percent of them involved alcohol. In spite of the historical references to the danger of drinking and driving, authorities recently […]
In Florida, a DUI is never a good thing. Working with a Florida DUI attorney can certainly help lessen the punishments against you (or get you off completely) but the entire process can be extremely taxing on you and your family. In some instances, a DUI conviction means jail time. In others, it does not. […]
2013 is upon us. That means celebrating the New Year with friends and family. One thing that will quickly ruin any celebration is a Florida driving under the influence charge. And if you do get behind the wheel post-celebration on December 31st, then your chances of getting caught are higher than almost any other night. […]
What are the penalties for a first DUI in Florida? Over the last few weeks we did a series of posts on how to avoid getting a DUI and also certain things your SHOULD and SHOULD NOT do if you are pulled over for DUI. In this post we will go over what potential penalties […]
Probation and DUI sentences go hand in hand. As does trouble and probation violations. Whenever possible, try to avoid both of these scenarios. The purpose behind placing a Florida DUI offender on probation it to monitor his or her behavior for a certain period of time in order to ensure safe and legal behavior going […]
When you are found to be driving under the influence, it can negatively affect the people you came into contact with on that drive as well. With the potential to seriously injure or kill another person in mind, most judges will require a driver to attend a victim impact panel following a DUI conviction. Many […]
The Florida DUI manslaughter trial of a former New York Yankee is currently going on in Ft. Lauderdale. The DUI trial already has plenty of twists and turns.
A Brooksville woman is accused of backing her car out into traffic and causing an accident. She left the scene and was later arrested by Hernando County Sheriffs for DUI.