More Good News for You If This Is Your First DUI

If you were arrested for DUI and your breath-alcohol level was over .08, the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles ("DMV") will suspend your driver's license for 6 months. If you refused to blow into the breath-testing machine, DMV will suspend your driver's license for 1 year. Also, until recently, if you fell into the first category, you could not drive at all for 30 days (sometimes called a "hard suspension"). If you fell into the second category, you could not drive at all for 90 days. Of course, that could be financially devastating for you if your only way of getting to work is to drive your own car. But now things have changed for the better.

If this is your first DUI, you can avoid a hard suspension of 30 or 90 days by doing the following:

1. Within 10 days of being arrested for DUI, go to the Bureau of Administrative Review and sign a waiver of your right to have a review hearing.

2. Pay $25.00.

3. Provide proof of enrollment in DUI school.

4. Provide a copy of your DUI citation.

If you qualify, you will not have a hard suspension, and DMV will immediately give you a work permit so that you can continue driving for such necessities as work, groceries, and doctor appointments.

Share This Blog

ASK A QUESTION,
DESCRIBE YOUR SITUATION,
REQUEST A CONSULTATION

Call Now: (561) 832-4348

* Required Fields
Your Information Is Safe With Us

We respect your privacy. The information you provide will be used to answer your questions or to schedule an appointment if requested.

Follow Us On

400 Clematis St. Suite 206, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Questions or Schedule An Appointment? Click to Call (561) 832-4348
Leave Us a Review
Read Our Reviews
© Copyrights 2022. Florida Criminal Lawyer. All Rights Reserved.
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram