Tickets and other traffic violations are a pain, and costly too. This section has a variety of articles that help you with the common issues faced by Floridians when it comes to traffic tickets or more serious violations like DUI/DWI. We try to help you get back on the road as quickly and as cheaply as possible. First, we’ll give you the information you need to know about your violation and then we’ll suggest steps to take or the partners you should talk to in order to get your issue resolved.
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Citations or traffic tickets are issued in the State of Florida for various violations of traffic law. You must respond to a citation, usually by paying a fine or appearing in court, or else a warrant may be issued for your arrest and your driving license may be suspended.
Resource for dealing with Florida traffic tickets and other traffic violations at the DHSMV
Drivers are faced with a Florida drivers license suspension when they fail to adhere to state road rules and regulations. A suspended drivers license may occur for either driving-related or non-driving-related offenses. In the event that your driving privileges are revoked by the FL Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, you will need to fulfill a set list of requirements before reinstatement. The steps to reinstate revoked drivers licenses in Florida vary depending on the infraction or crime you have committed.
The state of Florida uses the SR-22 form to help protect its citizens against problem drivers by monitoring their insurance. It requires the auto insurance company to file the SR-22 form as a proof of a problem driver’s financial responsibility, stating that his/her auto insurance liability is in effect.
Violating Florida driving and traffic laws can result in fines, the suspension of your driving privileges, and even imprisonment. The
Driving under influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated/impaired (DWI) is an offence committed when a driver operates a vehicle after the consumption of alcohol or drugs or other intoxicants. Increased alcohol levels in the driver’s blood lead to diminished mental and motor reactions which, in turn, reduce the driver's ability to control the vehicle.