Florida Legislature Tinkers with Refusals and Ignition Interlock Devices

by Jonathan Blecher | March 6, 2023 | Firm News

The Florida Legislature, motto: “We never saw a due process right we wouldn’t trample on”, has proposed legislation which would require the installation of an ignition interlock device immediately after a driver refuses to submit to a breath test. HB197/SB296 read, in pertinent part: “The person shall be told that his or her failure to […]

Will the Legal Limit for DUI be Lowered to .05?

by Jonathan Blecher | February 10, 2023 | Firm News

Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of accidents and fatalities on the roads. Despite numerous campaigns, laws, and penalties, it remains a significant problem. In recent years, there has been a growing movement to lower the legal limit for intoxication from .08 to .05, with many countries around the world already making this […]