What Is The Open Container Law?

It is unlawful for any person to possess an open container of an alcoholic beverage while operating a vehicle or while a passenger in or on a vehicle being operated. Any operator of a vehicle who violates this law is guilty of a noncriminal moving traffic violation and will be fined. A passenger of a…

Why Can’t You Drink At Age 18?

Drinking is a privilege regulated by state law. The Florida Legislature has the power to determine who may legally drink alcoholic beverages, and under what conditions. The Florida Legislature has determined that the legal drinking age, in Florida, is 21.  It is a crime to possess or drink alcohol, if you are not 21.[1] [1]…