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Blood Alcohol Content & DUI in Florida

St. Lucie & Port St. Lucie DUI Defense Lawyer

When a person is stopped and investigated by law enforcement for DUI (driving under the influence) they may be asked to submit to a blood test to measure BAC (blood alcohol content). When a person has blood alcohol content at or above 0.08% they can be charged and arrested for DUI in St. Lucie, Florida. However, there are instances in which a person may have a lower BAC and still face a DUI arrest. These include a person operating and driving a commercial vehicle with a BAC at or above 0.04% and a person under the age of 21 with a BAC as low as 0.02%.

What is BAC?

Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) refers to a person’s blood alcohol ratio. Each person may have a different BAC reading even if they consumed the same type and amount of alcohol. A person has their own special body chemistry in which their own physical condition, gender, weight, metabolism and digestion all play a huge factor in whether or not they become intoxicated. In addition, the amount of sleep, food, medication and drinks a person may have had, or not have had prior to ingesting and consuming alcohol can also affect the outcome of a blood test. The percentage of alcohol in a drink also plays a huge factor as to whether or not a person will become drunk after just one or more drinks.

There are several legal defense strategies which may be presented when a person is charged and arrested for DUI, all stemming from blood alcohol content testing:

  • Improper Administration of Blood Test
  • Improper Training/Education of Lab Personal
  • Contamination of Sample
  • Mix up of Blood Test
  • Fermentation of Blood Sample

Knowledgeable DUI Defense Attorney in St. Lucie and Port St. Lucie

Please contact David Golden, P.A. immediately if you or a loved one is charged with or has been arrested for DUI in Port St. Lucie or St. Lucie, Florida. We will conduct our own investigation in the effort to fight and challenge the outcome of a blood test. As a professional St. Lucie DUI lawyer Mr. Golden is committed to obtaining only the very best outcome possible for you or your loved ones DUI case.

Issues with blood alcohol content tests in St. Lucie or Port St. Lucie, Florida? Contact an attorney today!

David Golden, P.A. - Port St. Lucie DUI Attorney
Located at 903 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, FL 34994.
Phone: (800) 483-0998.
Local: (772) 220-4400.
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