Florida DUI Insurance

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Florida

State of Florida Blood Alcohol Concentration limits:

  • All drivers .08 or above
  • Commercial drivers = .04 or above
  • Under age 21 = .02 or above

Implied Consent Law

When you get a drivers license in Florida you consent to a chemical test when you are suspected of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. If you refuse this test your license will be suspended for one year. If you are involved in an accident with serious injury or death the officer may force you to take the chemical test.

Under Florida law, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances, or controlled substances is one offense, proved by impairment of normal faculties or an unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above. The penalties upon conviction are the same, regardless of the manner in which the offense is proven.

To review the complete statutory language, please refer to section 316.193, Florida Statutes.

DUI fine schedule, per section 316.193, Florida Statutes.

  • First conviction:
    • Not less than $500 or more than $1,000.
    • If blood/breath alcohol level (BAL) was .15 or higher, or if there was a minor in the vehicle, not less than $1,000 or more than $2,000.
  • Second conviction:
    • Not less than $1,000 or more than $2,000.
    • If BAL was .15 or higher, or if there was a minor in the vehicle, not less than $2,000 or more than $4,000.
  • Third conviction (within 10 years from the second offense):
    • Not less than $2,000 or more than $5,000.
    • If BAL was .15 or higher, or if there was a minor in the vehicle, not less than $4,000.
  • Third conviction (more than 10 years from second):
    • Not less than $2,000 or more than $5,000.
    • If BAL was .15 or higher, or if there was a minor in the vehicle, not less than $4,000.
  • Fourth or subsequent conviction: 
    • Not less than $2,000.
    • If BAL was .15 or higher, or if there was a minor in the vehicle, not less than $4,000.

To review the complete statutory language, please refer to sections 316.193(2)(a)-(b), (4)(a), Florida Statutes.

For more information regarding Florida DUI laws visit the FLHSMV Website

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