Tager Law Firm, P.A.

Administrative License Suspension

. Posted in DUI DEFENSE

There is an autimatic license supsension related to a Criminal DUI charge. Under Florida Statute 316.  a person's drivers license must be suspended if the person refuses to provide a breath or urine sample or if their breath sample is greater then .08.

If a person refuses to provide a breath sample and they have previously refused their license will be suspended for a period of 18 Months. Additionally, If a person has previously refused to provide a breath sample and again refuses, that person may be charged under Florida Statute        with Refusal, a first degree misdemeanor.  A conviction for refusal to provide a breath sample  carries a maximum of one year in county jail.

If this is the first refusal then the license suspension is for one year.


Attorney Robert Tager

(727) 723-1616
26133 US Highway 19 N.
Clearwater, Fl. 33763