DUI

Florida Texting and Driving Law

Car Accidents

The Florida governor recently signed a bill to make texting and driving a primary offense. Here are some of the main points of this new Florida texting and driving law: Florida Texting and Driving Law Main Points – Driver can hold their phone while driving and talking There is one exception to this general rule…

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Golf Cart Injuries: How to Avoid an Accident

Car Accidents

Golf cart injuries are common in the Sunshine State. There is a wide-spread interest in the game of golf due to the favorable conditions and year-round emphasis on outdoor recreation. According to the National Golf Foundation, there are an estimated 1,050 golf courses and 25 million golfers in Florida. Golf Cart Injuries Are Common In…

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Supreme Court Limits Right to Criminalize Refusal to Take Tests

Car Accidents

Drunk Driving Tests: Supreme Court Limits on States’ Right to Criminalize Tests Refusal The Supreme Court on Thursday limited state laws that make it a crime for suspected drunk drivers to refuse alcohol tests. Justices ruled in a series of three cases from Minnesota and North Dakota challenging so-called “implied-consent” laws that police need a…

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Sarasota Police Officer Arrested for DUI

Criminal

Police Officer Arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI):┬áSarasota DUI Lawyers Weigh In Should I take the breath test for a Sarasota DUI? Should a person suspected of Sarasota DUI submit to a breath test? Sarasota Officer Juan Jaimes apparently did not submit to a lawful breath, blood, or urine test. Perhaps he knows it…

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Will marijuana legalization cause more car accidents?

Car Accidents

It is illegal to drive while impaired by marijuana, but how can impairment be measured and regulated? With alcohol intoxication, a breathalyzer test can determine the exact blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in an individual’s body. If a driver is above the legal limit of 0.08 percent, he or she may be charged with driving under…

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