Consequences for a first-offense DUI in Florida

Possible consequences for a first-offense DUI in Florida include:

  • Fines
  • License suspension
  • Vehicle impoundment
  • Installing a potential ignition interlock device
  • Jail time

Enhanced penalties could also apply if:

  • The convicted blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15% or more
  • The accident resulted in injuries or property damage
  • A passenger was in the car who was a minor

Check out the full article for some other key facts about the administrative and criminal penalties for a first-offense DUI in Florida. Read more >>


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