Teens & Young Adults with DUIs

Disclaimer: This summary was prepared by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) and should be used for reference only. Please refer to the full text of any laws referenced below for complete and comprehensive legal information.

Zero Tolerance for DUI

Drivers under the age of 21 with a blood alcohol level of 0.02 percent or more will have their license immediately suspended for six months. This administrative action is for a first offense. A second offense will result in a one-year suspension. A first offense for refusal to submit to breath, urine, or blood test will result in a 12-month suspension. A second offense will result in an 18-month suspension.

To review the complete statutory language, please refer to section 322.2616, Florida Statutes.