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Holidays may bring more DUI arrests

The holiday season is in full swing, and many people are getting together with friends, family and coworkers to celebrate. Of course, there is a great deal of travel involved in the holidays, and for many people, family gatherings and social parties involve drinking. Travel and drinking do not mix well in the eyes of the law. As a result, many law enforcement officials, including those in Florida, are likely out in force attempting to catch any drunk drivers on the road.

Keeping the roads safe for families during the holidays is a noble endeavor, but when the authorities make a concerted effort to track down and identify a crime, they can sometimes let their zeal get the better of them. For example, police must have probable cause in order to pull someone over for a DUI, and if hours go by without any suspicious activity, an officer's definition of probable cause may become a bit broader.

If you are pulled over for suspicion of DUI, you should know that it is in your best interests to comply with the officer, even if you do not believe that he or she had probable cause to pull you over. Submitting to field sobriety tests may seem like self-incrimination depending on the circumstances, but it is possible to claim that the tests were administered improperly or compromised in some way.

The best thing you can do if you are pulled over for a DUI is contact an attorney as soon as possible. The police may arrest you if they believe that you are intoxicated, but from the moment you are arrested, you should remain completely silent until you can contact an attorney. Visit our webpage so you can be prepared in the event that you are pulled over. We will gladly help you defend against any drunk driving charges you may be facing.

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