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February 2017 Archives

Michael Floyd sentenced for his DUI conviction

Florida NFL fans likely remember when Michael Floyd, the former wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, was charged with a DUI last fall after the Cardinals lost to the Miami Dolphins. Floyd entered a guilty plea to the DUI charge and was sentenced to 120 days, with 24 days to be spent in jail and 96 days to be served on home arrest.

Proposed bill targets drivers who refuse DUI tests

Under current law, Florida motorists who refuse to take a chemical test after being suspected of driving under the influence may have their licenses suspended for a period of time. Republican Senator David Simmons thinks that this penalty is not strong enough, and he has proposed a bill that would increase the penalties for refusing DUI tests.