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Dont Blow .08 on 8/8/08

August 8th, 2008 by flanews

Police agencies across the state are taking advantage of todays date to catch drunk drivers. In Florida its illegal to drive if your blood alcohol level is .08 or higher. Playing off the 8/8/08 date, the Department of Transportation is working with police agencies statewide to setup DUI check points. Some colleges will have graduation ceremonies tonight and many happy couples will take their vows. DOT Traffic Safety Administrator Randall Smith said it doesnt matter if youre a newly wed or a new graduate, if you drink and drive youre going to jail.

If youre driving in Florida tonight and you have an alcohol continent of .08 or above you will be arrested. Zero tolerance. No Excuses, said Smith

Law enforcement officers will also setup check points Saturday.

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