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  • Breathalyzer Results Affected by How You Breathe Into It

    Breath machines which determine guilt or innocence indrunk drivingcases are not exactly the reliable devices that law enforcement would have us believe. Yet another example of that unreliability is the fact that the results will vary depending upon the breathing pattern of the p...

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  • DUI Diversion Program Modification

    The Miami-Dade County "Back on Track Program", created by the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, and modeled after the Orange County (FL) DUI Diversion Program, has been up and running since May, 2011. Since then, DUI offenders have been taking advantage of the opportunity to a...

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  • Texas "No Refusal Weekends"... Forced DUI Blood Tests

    In Texas, holiday weekends have been renamed No Refusal Weekends. This program has been designed in a cooperative effort between judges, prosecutors, and the police, usually observed and sometimes funded by MADD. All in an effort to convict you of a DWI (Texas) whether you deserv...

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  • Sleeping it Off Under the Influence ?

    Pulling off to the side of the road? That could still have you end up in jail. The issue in most of these types of cases is whether the police had well-founded suspicion to make an investigatory stop. Here are some excerpts from an article I wrote on this topic: [L]aw enforceme...

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  • Breath Testing Regulations in Florida

    An overview of the FDLE Breath Testing Regulations in Florida

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  • Ignition Interlock Devices

    An overview of Ignition Interlock Devices.

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  • Florida Administrative License Suspensions

    An overview of the Florida Administrative Driver License procedure in DUI cases.

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  • Asleep Behind the Wheel?

    An overview of the concept of "Actual Physical Control" or a motor vehicle in DUI cases.

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  • DUI Penalties in Florida

    A summary of the tough penalities for a DUI offense in Florida.

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  • How Does An Ignition Interlock System Work

    How Does An Ignition Interlock System Work The ignition interlock system can be set anywhere from .00% BAC to slightly higher levels, but typically not above .04% BAC. An ignition interlock system

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