Must I consent to a blood or urine test when pulled over for DUI in Florida?

Yes under Florida’s implied consent law driver’s are required to consent to a chemical blood or urine test when stopped for suspected DUI. Refusal to submit to a breath, urine, or blood test is admissible as evidence in DUI criminal proceedings. Additionally, if You refuse to take the a chemical test your driver’s will be suspended.

  • Driver License Suspension Periods:
    • First refusal: suspended for 1 year.
    • Second or subsequent refusals: suspended for 18 months.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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