The Florida State Senate Committee on Transportation approved a bill to enhance penalties for “High BAC” DUI Offenders. Under current Florida DUI law, a person who is convicted of a DUI after blowing a .20 & BAC would be required to install an ignition interlock alcohol Breathalyzer device in their vehicle, for 6 months. Under the proposed new DUI law, that BAC threshold for an interlock requirement would be reduced to .15 BAC, or just under double the legal limit of .08.
The bill must still be passed by the full legislature.
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