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What should I do after a DUI arrest?

If you are facing a DUI charge in Clearwater, you may feel as if your life is over. You may also worry about going to trial. Regardless of whether this is your first time dealing with a criminal matter or not, the penalties of conviction are severe. You need to act quickly to overcome this ordeal. 

How legal drugs can get you a DUI charge

It may be obvious that driving under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs is unlawful and dangerous, but what about legal medications? Some prescription drugs and even over-the-counter medications may affect your driving ability and leave you with a DUI charge. In fact, an AAA fact sheet says that prescription drugs are the most common drug detected in impaired drivers after fatal accidents.

What is the difference between reckless and careless driving?

When you think about careless and reckless driving in Clearwater, you might think they are the same thing. Though they are similar, there are some key differences you should be aware of. Both types of driving behaviors can lead to car accidents, injuries and death. 

Traffic and criminal charges: What you should know

As a motorist who frequents the streets of Florida, you may not realize that certain types of driving behaviors can result in criminal charges. When driving, you pay careful attention to conditions and other motorists to minimize your risk of collision or accident. But sometimes, accidents are not avoidable. 

Probable cause in a Florida DUI stop

One of the major rules affecting Florida DUI cases is that a law enforcement officer must have probable cause to make a stop. However, questions may arise as to whether a particular set of circumstances amounted to probable cause.