Convicted of DUI on 9/11/2015. Order of Disqualification states that my license will be disqualified on 11/23/2015. The order lists my Conviction Date as 9/11/2015. Why do I have to wait an additional 2 months and 12 days if my license is only suspended for 1 year
If your notice used the word "disqualification," then it refers to your Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Your non-commercial license suspension is referred to as a "revocation," and goes for either six or twelve months from your date of sentencing.
In Florida, car insurance is a buyer's market. You may pay more for insurance after a dui, but you should be able to find it. The real problem is that a DUI conviction requires that you maintain $100,000/$300,000 in liability insurance, which is more than a lot of people have....Read more »
Florida requires a 20 minute observation period, to insure that there is no residual alcohol in your mouth which could artificially inflate your apparent blood alcohol. Many agencies give hand-held breath testers to their officers. These do not have the ability to distinguish between breath...Read more »
Unless you have an extraordinarily bad driving record, it is highly unlikely that a judge would suspend your license for a mere 'careless driving' charge. If you were driving more than 30 mph over the speed limit, you could be convicted of Reckless Driving, which could result in a judge...Read more »
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