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Florida DUI Law by Blake Mevis: Secondary Sources



Driving Under The Influence: A person is guilty of the offense of driving under the influence (DUI) if that person is driving or in actual physical control of a vehicle with in this state and:

1) the person is under the influence of alcoholic beverages, any chemical substance set forth by statute, or any controlled substance to the extent that the person's normal faculties are imparied;

2) the person has a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or more grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; or

3) the person has a breath-alcohol of 0.08 or more grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath.

The three elements of DUI are

1) driving or in actual physical control;

2) being under the influence; and

3) being impaired

4A Fla Jur Automobiles and Other Vehicles § 397

16B Fla Jur Criminal Law -- Substantive Principles and Offenses § 1469

Fl Rules of Jud Admin Crim Proc Traf Ct & App Proc § 316.193

Substantive Considerations


National Organizations Pertaining to DUI

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