In the State of Florida, a Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) is a person convicted of three of the following offenses in a 5-year period. You can also be charged as a Habitual Traffic Offender by receiving multiple tickets or citations from a single traffic stop. Know your rights and seek representation immediately.
Traffic crimes that can results in a HTO charge:
- Manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol
- Commission of any felony in which a motor vehicle is used
- Driving while license suspended or revoked
- Failing to stop and render aid leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death or personal injury
- If you receive 15 moving infraction convictions within 5 years you are considered a habitual traffic offender
Each of these traffic crimes is a serious offense and you as a driver should seek proper defense from a Florida based attorney with experience in traffic and criminal law.
In the State of Florida, driving as an Habitual Traffic Offender is a Felony and can result in a prison sentence up to 5-years.
If you receive multiple citations, call us directly at 407-894-4449 to discuss your options. We always offer Free Consultations.