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Tampa Leads Florida in DUI Convictions

Tampa Leads Florida in DUI Convictions

According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles’ 2010 DUI Statistics, Tampa Florida leads all cities with the most DUI convictions.

For the year 2010 and comparing the Florida DUI Convictions in the large Florida Counties, Tamp tops the list with 982 more DUI convictions than the next closest city, Miami. Tampa has a conviction rate for DUI of 1 person in every 103 as compared to Miami with a conviction rate of 1 person in every 175 or Jacksonville with a conviction rate of 1 person in every 369. This is a staggering conviction rate and quite possibly the best evidence as to why you should hire an experienced DUI attorney to defend your rights.

  • Hillsborough County (Tampa) – 3,256
  • Miami-Dade – (Miami) – 2,274
  • Duval County – (Jacksonvile Area) – 2,222
  • Pinellas County (St Petersburg) – 1,824
  • Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach) – 1,561
  • Orange County (Orlando) – 1,383
  • Brevard County (Melbourne) – 1,072
  • Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) – 985
Jacksonville city

821784

Miami city

399457

Tampa city

335709

St. Petersburg city

244769

Orlando city

238300

Hialeah city

224669

Tallahassee city

181376

Fort Lauderdale city

165521

Port St. Lucie city

164603

Pembroke Pines city

154750

Cape Coral city

154305

Hollywood city

140768

Gainesville city

124354

Miramar city

122041

Coral Springs city

121096

Clearwater city

107685

Miami Gardens city

107167

Palm Bay city

103190

West Palm Beach city  

The Populations of Florida Cities were utilized, as complied by the US Census Bureau in 2010, when calculating the conviction rates contained in this article.