Boating Under the Influence in Florida (PDF)
Drinking and driving a boat can get you arrested just as quickly at sea as it can on land. For this reason, Florida law expressly provides that ""[i]t is the intent of the Legislature to encourage boaters to have a 'designated driver' who does not consume alcoholic beverages."" This Emerging Issues Analysis describes Florida's approach to the problem of boating under the influence (BUI) and gives practical guidance on defending a BUI case.
H. Scott Fingerhut and Robert S. Reiff, are the authors of the LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida DUI Law.
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