Category: Drug DUI

What is “drugged driving” in Florida?

by Jonathan Blecher | March 10, 2023 | Drug DUI

You probably have a pretty good idea of what “drunk driving” involves. That term is thrown around a lot, but DUI laws in Florida define the crime as “driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent that your normal faculties are impaired” or “driving with an unlawful blood alcohol level”. We can all agree […]

Roadside THC Testing: What You Need to Know

by Jonathan Blecher | February 6, 2023 | Drug DUI, In the News

The use of cannabis has become more widespread and accepted in many parts of the world. As a result, law enforcement has had to adapt to this changing landscape and find new ways to detect whether drivers are under the influence of marijuana. One tool they’ve adopted is roadside THC testing. In this blog, we’ll take a look at what you need to know about these tests and how they work.

Watch your drink: Drugs could lead to a DUI

by Jonathan Blecher | June 27, 2022 | Drug DUI, DUI

You were out at a club and you had a few drinks–but nothing that should have remained in your system to the point of impairment by the time you decided left for home. However, you left because you started to feel tired and disoriented, deciding that you probably just needed to get some sleep. If […]

Boating Under the Influence Diversion Program Hits Miami Waters

The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office is rolling out a new Boating Under The Influence Diversion Program, following the highly successful DUI Back on Track Diversion Program (motor vehicles) started in 2011. While the first job of a defense attorney is to investigate and defend criminal charges for their client, the BUI Diversion Program may be […]

Why You Can’t Trust Marijuana Evidence in DUI Cases

by Jonathan Blecher | September 17, 2020 | Drug DUI, DUI

Were You Accused of Driving While High? Florida has the third-highest number of medical marijuana patients in the US, and its legislation on medical and recreational marijuana will likely expand further in the coming years. Marijuana has become widely popular across the US as states continue to legalize certain recreational and medical uses of this […]