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Drunk Driving Archives

Is there an alcohol diversion program in South Daytona?

After many decades of drunk driving accidents and arrests, courts across the country have come to understand that simply penalizing alleged offenders is not very effective. As such, lawmakers have enacted other remedies that may benefit public safety and those with alcohol or drug problems. South Daytona drunk driving defendants may be eligible for such a program.

Signs police watch for to find drunk drivers

As you may know, police cannot pull your car over without a reason. An officer can't stop cars randomly, hand out breath tests and try to find drunk drivers. Even if that officer knows it's likely that someone is drunk -- perhaps it is 2:00 a.m., and the officer is near a bar -- he or she still needs reasonable suspicion for that stop.

Discussing the Florida penalties for driving under the influence

Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol in Florida is a serious crime. Even though there are strict laws in place, many people still find themselves facing such a charge in South Daytona. It's also not uncommon to come across people who have been charged with DUI multiple times. Those facing charges need to know the penalties set forth by the state of Florida for DUI offenses.

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