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Florida BUI Penalties

PENALTIES

a. Refusing Breath, Blood or Urine Test

b. Criminal Penalties for BUI – A person will be found guilty ofBUI if that person is under the influence of alcoholic beverages or a chemical or controlled substance to the extent that their normal faculties are impaired, or have a blood or breath-alcohol level of 0.08 or above.

Penalties are greater if damage is done to the property or person of another, and are far greater if someone dies as a result of a person operating a vessel under the influence (BUI manslaughter).

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR BOATERS UNDER 21