DUI and Criminal Defense Blog

10 Cars That Get the Most Tickets

If you are in the market for a new car, pay attention. Insurance.com recently did a study that listed the most frequently pulled over vehicles of 2014. You might be shocked to know what did and didn’t make the cut. Cars made by Lamborghini and Ferrari, which could have easily doubled the speed limit weren’t […]

No Degree Here’s a Gun?

Sarasota Police Department Lowering its Requirements An article was recently released by Channel 10 News that read “Sarasota Police no longer require college degree.” Why would the Police Department lower its requirements? Isn’t upholding the law one of the most important and critical jobs in our community? Well apparently, over the next 4 years the […]

Peek-A-Boo!! We See You

Isn’t it ironic that the iconic Red, White, and Blue that represents freedom in our country can mean the exact opposite when it is flashing behind you? I’m sure, like a lot of you, when I see those flashing lights behind me I immediately feel like I did something wrong and feel like I need […]

What is the Florida Accident Report Privilege?

Accidents that occur in Florida are investigated by the police. Through this investigation, police obtain information regarding the accident. Any person involved in an accident is required by law to report the accident in order to encourage cooperation among drivers. Information obtained by the police in the accident investigation can often be incriminating, especially if […]

You Can Challenge the Initial DUI Stop of Your Vehicle

Law enforcement agencies are prohibited from conducting illegal seizures of a person. This protection is guaranteed through the United States Constitution and Florida Constitution. The initial stop of your vehicle in Florida, which led to an arrest for DUI, is considered a seizure and can be challenged if done unlawfully. To conduct a lawful stop, […]

The Florida Temporary Driving Permit for a DUI Arrest

The Bureau of Administrative Review will issue a temporary driving permit to a person challenging a license suspension as a result of a DUI arrest. The temporary permit is valid for approximately 42 days, providing the driver with limited driving privileges as he or she awaits the review hearing. The temporary permit is not a […]

The Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code Can Be Challenged

Once arrested for a DUI in Florida, the police will conduct a breath test to determine the level of alcohol in your breath. The Intoxilyzer 8000 is the breath alcohol machine used by the police in Florida and is the only machine approved for use by the courts. The Intoxilyzer 8000 is a simple computer […]