Tag Archives: Tampa DUI Attorney

Watch Out for Falling Surge Protectors – More Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000

When Florida purchased the Intoxilyzer 8000 it needed an easy way to show a jury that the machine worked. To do this, officials with the State of Florida worked with the manufacturer of the machine to designed a series of monthly tests. The monthly test is called the “Agency Inspection.” At trial the prosecutor admits […]

No More Tampa DUI Video of Breath Testing

Tampa DUI Lawyer discusses DUI video tapes and cameras at the central breath testing in the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office jail and the jail commander’s new policy of not allowing cameras to be installed in the newly built DUI breath test unit.

Florida DUI Jury Instructions

Read the Florida DUI Jury Instructions provided by a DUI Attorney in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL.

Florida Highway Patrol’s Hillsborough DUI Arrests during New Year Holiday Period

Florida Highway Patrol in Hillsborough, Polk, Pasco, Pinellas, Sumter, Citrus, and Hernando County made forty-five (45) drunk driving or driving under the influence (DUI) arrests during a five day period of the 2009 New Year’s Holiday period.

Requiring Ignition Interlock Device After a First DUI

Contact a Tampa DUI Attorney to learn about the extraordinary costs that result from a DUI conviction, including the Florida ignition interlock device required for a certain DUI convictions in the Tampa Bay Area.

Police Misconduct- Hillsborough Deputy Forged Signatures On DUI Arrest Paperwork

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs report finds Deputy forged signatures on DUI arrest paperwork.

Arrested for DUI in Tampa for Refusing to Submit to a Chemical Test

Arrested for drunk driving or driving under the influence (“DUI”) in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida after refusing to take a breath test, urine test or blood test? Contact a DUI attorney that is experienced in taking Florida DUI refusal cases to trial so that you can receive the best result during pre-trial negotiations or at trial. Many of these case are reduced to a less serious offense such as reckless driving which saves the person accused on fines, court costs, driver license suspensions, and increased insurance premiums for years to come.

Florida DUI Arrests on Limited Resources

Effect of Budget Cuts and Allocation of Resources– Number of DUI arrests were down in Sarasota County and Manatee County, while the number of DUI arrests were up in Pasco and Hernando Counties

Hillsborough County to Increase DUI Checkpoints as Part of Operation 3D

DUI checkpoints or DUI roadblocks increased in Hillsborough County, Florida, during 2008 Holiday Season.

Thin line in Florida DUI Refusal Cases- Improper Comments to the Jury by the Prosecutor

A thin line exists in Florida DUI refusal cases which allows the prosecutor to argue the refusal to submit to a DUI test shows “consciousness of guilt,” but not to argue that an innocent person would volunteer to take the test.