Florida Gov. Crist Signs Bill Raising Insurance Requirements for Convicted Drunk Drivers
TALLAHASSEE --- Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has signed a bill requiring that motorists convicted of driving under the influence carry bodily injury insurance that pays at least $100,000 per person and $300,000 per incident, along with a minimum of $50,000 in property damage. According to the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper, the bill was sponsored by Rep. Rick Kriseman and Sen. Dennis Jones. Supporters of the bill included Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Florida Justice Association.