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Driving with a suspended license can be a misdemeanor. Florida statute § 322.34 defines driving with a suspended license and sets out the penalties that you will face. Many people picked up for driving with a suspended license are unaware of their rights and the defenses they can raise to a charge. As a result,…

If you recently got a careless driving ticket in Florida, we know that you likely have many questions about how it will impact your driving record and your possible criminal record. When you receive a careless driving ticket in Florida, you should learn more about this offense, potential defenses, and the penalties that you may…

Getting stopped for drunk driving and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida can be an anxiety-inducing experience. It is extremely important for anyone who is facing DUI charges in Florida—whether as a first-time offender or as someone with previous DUI charges—to understand how DUI charges work, and what the repercussions can be….

Florida To Enforce Ban On Texting While Driving

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 24, 2019) – Florida Governor Ron Desantis signed a bill on Friday, May 17th toughening Florida’s prohibitions on texting while driving. Starting January 1, 2020, Florida police can stop and ticket drivers for texting while they’re behind the wheel of a moving car, with limited exceptions. Drivers can still use their phone…

Penalty for a First DUI Conviction in Florida

Consuming alcohol or taking drugs before getting behind the wheel of a car is never a good idea – not only is driving while intoxicated or impaired extremely unsafe, but also illegal, too. If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI in Florida, it’s important that you understand the penalties for a first-time…

Is Leaving the Scene of an Accident a Felony?

When two motor vehicles are involved in a crash in Florida, or when a motor vehicle and another object or person collide, stopping at the scene and exchanging information is critical. Indeed, not only is the exchange of information important for the purpose of filing a motor vehicle accident insurance claim, but it is also…

Check if License Is Suspended in Florida

If you’ve faced numerous traffic penalties or have been convicted of a major traffic offense, such as a DUI, your driver’s license may have been suspended. If your driver’s license has been suspended, it’s very important that you refrain from driving; driving with a suspended license can result in additional penalties and consequences. If you’re…

Steps to Take After a Red Light Ticket in Florida

Red light cameras are found in numerous locations throughout Florida. And if you drive through a red light, even if a police officer doesn’t witness the offense, the camera may catch you in the act, and you may be issued a red light ticket as a result. Running a red light in our state is…