It’s been almost a year since the North Carolina General Assembly directed the N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles to set fees to cover the DMV annual operating budget, which in 2017 was $3.73 million. The DMV responded by raising DMV hearing costs from free to more than $1200, in some cases. For example, if your … Read More »
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It’s time to define alcohol consumption and understand how it relates to that feeling of elation that can come from enjoying a social drink with friends. It all comes down to one thing: Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). BAC is important, because it’s what determines whether you can or should drive, the results of any breathalyzer … Read More »
If you drink water, you can dilute your breath sample. You can refuse to take a breath test if you’re pulled over. These things are true, right? Actually, you might be surprised to learn that most of the things you probably believe about breathalyzers aren’t true at all. If you’re driving on the roads, … Read More »
In Florida, a vehicle isn’t just defined as a car or truck. That means that DUI laws apply to more modes of transportation than you might realize. Here are just a few of the ways you might be getting around Florida that fall under Florida’s DUI laws. Be careful when you’re out socializing. If you’re … Read More »
You’re driving down the road and all of a sudden you see lights in your rearview mirror. You’re asked to pull over, and you do. The officer requests that you get out of the car, and before you know it you’re being told to take a breathalyzer test. Can you refuse the test? Should you? … Read More »
In late 2015, the Highway and Waterway Safety Subcommittee submitted Bill HB 555 to the Florida Senate in an attempt to address the increase in alcohol-related accidents and deaths. For the first time, the idea of mandatory ignition interlock installation for those convicted of a DUI starting with their first offense was proposed. The bill … Read More »