Written by Moses & Rooth on July 16, 2012
According to a report by WFTV Eyewitness News, four out of 10 Florida drivers stopped by police for suspected drunk driving refuse breathalyzer tests. However, what these Florida motorists may not know is that simply refusing a breathalyzer can be a serious offense in Florida.
Breathalyzer Refusal Rates in Florida
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Written by Moses & Rooth on February 9, 2012
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) recently launched a “spirited” defense of the Intoxilyzer 8000 machine – the machine it uses to test the blood alcohol content of suspected drunk drivers. Since theIntoxilyzer was put into service in 2005, it has been a subject of ridicule and attack…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth on December 2, 2011
Prosecutors in two counties in Florida have withdrawn the breath tests from around 100 DUI cases, according to a story in the Herald-Tribune. The cases will still proceed, but the prosecution will rely on other evidence, said prosecutors in the article.
Intoxilyzer 8000 Problems
The Intoxilyzer 8000, a breath-testing machine, appears to…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth on December 8, 2010
Even the most sober, law-abiding driver feels a twinge of panic when he or she sees a police cruiser’s lights flashing in the rear view mirror. However, someone who recently had a beer at a local bar or a drink while watching the big game will feel especially vulnerable in…Read More