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5 Important Facts About Boating Under the Influence

  1. If you are pulled over for being suspected of boating under the influence you may be asked to perform field sobriety tests just like you were driving a car.
  2. If you do not consent to blowing into a breathalyzer you may lose your boating and driving privileges.
  3. If your blood alcohol content in .08% or higher, you may have violated Florida law of boating under the influence.
  4. If you are under the age of 21 and your blood alcohol content is .02% or higher, you may have violated Florida law.
  5. A boating under the influence charge can include heavy fines, jail time, and suspension of your license.

For more information please visit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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