If you’re pulled over under suspicion for driving while intoxicated, there’s little you can do in the way of avoiding a blood alcohol content test. Simply by obtaining your driver’s license, you’re giving complied consent to the test. This means refusing to take the test is enough to cause the suspension or revocation of your license. If you have been drinking and register a BAC that’s at or over the legal limit, the penalties you face will depend on your driving history.
Even if this is your first offense, it’s advisable to consult an experienced DUI lawyer in Orange County, FL. This is because a conviction means a revocation of your license for a period from 180 days up to one year. Your lawyer may be able to help you obtain a hardship license, which allows you to drive between home and work or school. Additionally, you will have … Read the rest