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When A DUI Does Not Trigger An Administrative Suspension

Not every DUI arrest will trigger an Administrative Suspension.

Under normal circumstances, your Florida driving privilege will be suspended if your breath-alcohol content (BAC) is .08 or higher, or if you refuse to submit to the breath test.

If you are a minor (under the age of 21), if you submit to a breath test and your reading is .02 or higher or you refuse, you will have your license suspended.

If your DUI does not qualify for any of these circumstances - meaning that your breath reading is under .08 if you're over 21, under .02 if you're under 21, your driver's license WILL NOT be subject to an administrative suspension.

Eric Matheny is a DUI attorney representing clients in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach.

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