It's the holiday season and that means parties, get-togethers with friends, and the real possibility of having one too many egg nogs then getting in your car.
|Make merry. Then have someone else drive you home.|
For many, that means drinking and driving, especially given Miami's not-so-great mass transit system. But before you get behind the wheel, you should know the serious consequences of your actions. According to Florida law, a first-time DUI conviction will get you a $250 - 500 fine; 50 hours of community service; a minimum license revocation of 180 days; 12 hours of driving school; and possible imprisonment and/or probation. That's not taking into account the very real possibility of injuring yourself or others.
Simply put -- don't drink and drive. Thankfully, there are a host of options ranging from assigning a designated driver to calling for a car service.More »