Q: first time DUI in FL. Went through the hardship process, drive now. Will I lose that for 12 months. Plus medical cause
So, essentially, I will lose driving benefits for an entire year?
Breathelizer was high, but I have multiple G/I problems. During my 20 minute resting/observation period I was allowed to lie on my back. Between the acid re flux issues, bleeding ulcers, and Esophageal varices (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophageal-varices/symptoms-causes/syc-20351538) there are plenty of reasons why the breathalyzer result would be skewed. I requested a blood pull, but was told that I had given that right away.
Please tell me I can still drive with restrictions? Thanks for any advice. Maybe I need to bring in an expert and make this a trial?
A: If you have taken the breath test, you will lose your license for 6 months if it is s first offense. However, you are eligible for a business purpose only license once you sign up for DUI level one. If this is a second offense, you may wish to consult with the bureau of administrative review to determine eligibility. DUIs from other states may factor into license eligibility.
Was this a first time above a .15 or below? A first time DUI consists of a 6-12 month license suspension. If you otherwise qualify, you should be eligible for a hardship license for the majority of the suspension period. Speak with your lawyer for more information.
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