Driving Under Influence DUI
Property Damage Injury 2nd Conviction
Driving Under Influence DUI Property Damage Injury 2nd Conviction
The charge is the 197th of the most frequently charged crimes out of over the 1500 ways to end up in the Tampa jail. The Top 50 ways to get arrested in Hillsborough County Florida are listed here. The List of Top Criminal Traffic Charges are here.
In Florida, there are enhanced penalties for multiple DUI incidents. A second DUI has enhanced penalties, including extended driver’s license suspensions, installation of an ignition interlock, increased fines and up to a year in the Hillsborough County Jail. The Florida DUI law reads, in part, “Any person . . . Who operates a vehicle; and . . . by reason of such operation, causes or contributes to causing . . . Damage to the property or person of another commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. A driver convicted of this charge is looking at a year in jail.
If you have been charged with TRAF1019 DUI W PROP DAMAGE OR PERSNL INJURY 2ND CONV you can call a Tampa DUI Lawyer at 813-222-2220 for FREE and discuss how to fight these charges.
TRAF1019 DUI W PROP DAMAGE OR PERSNL INJURY 2ND CONV is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 316 STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
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.
(12) If the records of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles show that the defendant has been previously convicted of the offense of driving under the influence, that evidence is sufficient by itself to establish that prior conviction for driving under the influence. However, such evidence may be contradicted or rebutted by other evidence. This presumption may be considered along with any other evidence presented in deciding whether the defendant has been previously convicted of the offense of driving under the influence. Source: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0300-0399/0316/Sections/0316.193.html