DUI Accidents

DUI Accidents

There are approximately 30 people who die every day in automobile accident crashes involving an impaired driver.   In fact, approximately 11,000 people per year die in automobile accidents with an impaired driver.  In 2017, the police arrested approximately 1 million drivers for DUI for drugs or alcohol.   In Florida, there are approximately 50,000 to 60,000…

BAC of .15 or Higher

BAC of .15 or Higher

If you are arrested for DUI, and your breath or blood alcohol level is a 0.15 or higher, you may be charged with an enhanced DUI. An enhanced DUI carries more severe penalties than a regular DUI. Additionally, only the instant offense is required to make a DUI enhanced. For example, a person convicted of…

DUI Urine Test

DUI Urine Test

Driving an automobile in Florida is a privilege, not a right. Therefore, when a police officer has probable cause to arrest a driver for driving under the influence of a chemical substance or a controlled substance, he or she can ask the driver to give a urine sample to detect the presence of these substances.…

DUI Breath Test

DUI Breath Test

If you have been arrested for a DUI, contact Palm Beach County Attorneys’ Bottari & Doyle at 561-588-2781. The driver does not have the right to refuse, only an option to refuse. By having a driver’s license, the driver has agreed to give consent to a breath test upon a lawful arrest for driving under…

DUI Prescription Drugs

DUI Prescription Drugs

The criminal offense of driving under the influence is not reserved for just alcohol and illegal drugs. Prescription drugs DUIs are very common, and occur when the driver is under the influence of a prescription drug (if it’s a controlled substance) to the extent that his or her normal faculties are impaired. Many people do…