Civil vs Criminal DUI Timeline - Aaron Delgado & Associates

Civil vs Criminal DUI Timeline

by Aaron Delgado
07/12/19 (Updated: 09/09/21)

Civil & Criminal DUI Process Timeline Infographic

While dealing with the DMV’s administrative suspension of your driving privileges, the criminal case is also proceeding on its own separate parallel “track.” This graphic shows the two “parallel” tracks your case takes—the civil DMV route and the criminal route.

Florida Civil vs. Criminal DUI Timeline

Tips for Making the DUI Process Easier

Obtain a copy of your citation and police report. You can get this from the Clerk of Court, your attorney, or the arresting agency. You will need this for DUI class / program enrollment.

Call Sunshine Safety Council at 386-253-6400 (or regional equivalent) and enroll in ASEC (you may enroll online at

We suggest you also sign up for VAP and think about starting CSH (whether you are doing the hours or saving up for the buy-out option).

Complete the FLHSMV BAR request for Formal Review form (78065) or Waiver of Formal Review form (72034). This will be faxed/emailed to the Jacksonville Office. You must provide accurate contact information and CC type. Once received, the BAR will contact you directly for further information, including payment and other requirements they will need from you.

DUI Resources

If you are currently going through the DUI legal process, the amount of people and organizations you will have to have contact with can feel overwhelming. Provided below you will find the contact information and websites for a few of the key entities you may have to interact with during your DUI process.

Out of 325 DUI cases, 292 (90%) were reduced from a DUI to a less serious offense or had their charges dismissed!

DUI Websites

Florida Safety Council -
Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles -
Sunshine Safety Council -
DUI Calculator -
DUI Time -
Florida Licensed DUI Programs -

DUI Phone/Fax Numbers

Sunshine Safety Council - Phone: 386-253-6400
Jacksonville BAR - Phone: 904-777-2132 | Fax: 904-777-2133
Pensacola BAR - Phone: 850-494-5728 | Fax: 850-494-5837
Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles - Phone: 850-617-2000

Daytona Beach DUI Attorneys

If you have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or another drug, it is important to hire a attorney as soon as possible. Call 386-222-6677 to discuss your rights and options with an experienced DUI lawyer at Aaron Delgado & Associates. We offer a free initial consultations for all criminal defense cases, including DUI.

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