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Ready for a fiesta this Cinco de Mayo? Then be prepared for DUI checkpoints and increased patrols nationwide. This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on a weekend, a first in five years. Because of this, many law enforcement agencies are setting up DUI checkpoints to start Friday night, possibly earlier. Police will be implementing all […]

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, it is important to be prepared to deal with the numerous DUI checkpoints that will be set up in an attempt to catch intoxicated motorists in Florida. The Florida Highway Patrol and Miami police are teaming up from now until Jan. 2 for what they call “Operation […]

During the Memorial Day holiday, people come to Florida from all over the country to enjoy three days of relaxation and fun.Whatever your plans, there is a risk of being pulled over for a DUI. Drunk driving rates are high during this holiday weekend, and make no mistake, police are on the lookout. With an […]

If you are like millions of other Americans, you will likely be traveling somewhere over the Thanksgiving holiday. According to the annual AAA Travel Forecast, nearly 51 million people across the country will be traveling 50 miles or further. More congestion on the roadways is pretty much inevitable. The holiday season is notorious for higher […]

Halloween is today, so our Tampa Bay DUI Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton wanted to make sure we warn all residents to refrain from drinking and driving. A DUI arrest is no treat. Police will be on the lookout for adults partying during the Halloween festivities. You may even notice an increase in police […]

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, along with Clearwater Police, Gulfport Police, Largo Police, St. Pete Police, and Tarpon Springs Police, conducted a DUI Wolf Pack Sunday night. The DUI Wolf Pack was conducted throughout Pinellas County in an effort to reduce DUI related injuries, deaths, and property damage. The results of the DUI Wolf Pack […]

The 4th of July is almost here, so it is important to bring up DUI arrests. The holiday is celebrated with barbecues, picnics, fireworks, and alcohol. Because this is a peak time for drinking and driving, law enforcement throughout the Tampa Bay area will be stepping up patrols over the holiday weekend. The Insurance Institute […]

A DUI is probably the worst way to celebrate the Fourth of July. The sad truth is that many people will make bad drinking and driving choices over America’s birthday weekend. Our Tampa DUI Defense Lawyers want to remind drivers of the consequences of choosing to get behind the wheel while intoxicated. DUIs Increase Over […]

Cinco de Mayo is viewed as an American drinking holiday, just like St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve and Halloween. On the fifth of May, there is usually a rise in DUI arrests due to local law enforcement officers cracking down on drunk drivers using DUI checkpoints. If you have found yourself facing DUI charges, […]

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