North Port DUI Attorney notes that In any criminal arrest you are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Our office provides a free case evaluation in order to determine potential defenses. Driving while intoxicated is a very serious. If you are charged with a DUI, you may be able to take comfort knowing that our office provides will walk you through every step of your case, whether the case is dismissed or reduced to reckless driving, or, if you plead guilty or no contest, we may be able to help you keep some privileges that will allow you to fulfill your important responsibilities, such as work, school, etc.

316.193 Driving under the influence; penalties.

(1) A person is guilty of the offense of driving under the influence and is subject to punishment as provided in subsection (2) if the person is driving or in actual physical control of a vehicle within this state and:

(a) The person is under the influence of alcoholic beverages, any chemical substance set forth in s. 877.111, or any substance controlled under chapter 893, when affected to the extent that the person’s normal faculties are impaired;

(b) The person has a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or more grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; or

(c) The person has a breath-alcohol level of 0.08 or more grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath.