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Category: Drunk Driving/DUI

Intoxilyzer in Florida: What Do I Need To Know?

July 17, 2017 Drunk Driving/DUI DUI, Intoxilyzer

Intoxilyzer in Florida: What Do I Need To Know?

What is an Intoxilyzer? The Intoxilyzer is a brand of evidential and preliminary breath alcohol measuring machines.  Currently, Florida uses the Intoxilyzer 8000 which is the replacement breath testing machine in Florida replacing the Intoxilyzer 5000.  The attorneys in our firm are put through rigorous training on the intoxilyzer (both the Intoxilyzer 5000 and the Intoxilyzer 8000) so we can …

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2017 CS/HB 949 Driving Under the Influence

March 23, 2017 Drunk Driving/DUI

The 2017 House Bill 949 entitled Driving Under the Influence was introduced by State Representative Cord Byrd (R- Neptune Beach) in the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on March 7, 2017. On March 21, 2017, the bill passed the House and is currently pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c). The 2017 CS/HB 949 amends Fla. Stat. § 316.193(2) to provide …

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DUI Ignition Interlock in Florida, All about DUIs?

March 22, 2017 Drunk Driving/DUI

DUI Ignition Interlock in Florida, All about DUIs?

“Make no mistake there is always money attached to legislation that moves toward expanding or developing or implementing any device”, says Don Pumphrey, Jr., Owner and Founder of Pumphrey Law located in Florida’s Capital City, Tallahassee. This is a campaign that’s being pushed for mere safety?  One random company touts preventing over 4 million “illegal” starts since 1992 yet in …

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College Football is Back and So Are Aggressive DUI Arrests

October 7, 2016 Drunk Driving/DUI

With football season in full swing at major educational institutions in Tallahassee such as Florida State University and Florida A&M, the Tallahassee Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol are seeking out intoxicated drivers, willing and ready to make driving under the influence (DUI) arrests. If you have been arrested for DUI after leaving a tailgate, a football watch party, a local …

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No Warrant, No Blood Draw in Florida

August 12, 2016 Bench Warrants/Warrants, Drunk Driving/DUI

The Impact of the Birchfield Decision on DUI Blood Draws in Florida A recent decision by the United States Supreme Court chips away at the so-called “DUI exception” to the Constitution. The case makes clear that law enforcement officers in Florida will not be able to take blood in a DUI related case without either a valid warrant or voluntary consent. The Search-Incident-to-Arrest Exception …

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“But I Think I am Guilty”: Why Hire a DUI Defense Attorney Even When You Think You’re Guilty

July 21, 2016 Drunk Driving/DUI

An arrest for drunk driving or driving under the influence (DUI) can be a traumatizing experience. After a drink or two at the Florida State Seminoles’ game, the company end-of-year party, or another social gathering, it is possible to “feel fine” or “not feel drunk” and still be arrested for DUI. If you are arrested for DUI in Leon County, including Tallahassee, …

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