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New Study Shows Teens with ADHD Have a Higher Risk of Car Accidents and Traffic Violations

Every parent worries at some point about their child getting behind the wheel. For young drivers especially, there are plenty of outside distractions they face, including electronic devices that take their attention off the road and put them at risk for getting into potentially devastating accidents. Recently, however, research has been released indicating that young …

HTO Status can be Overturned in 2019

If you are currently without a license due to being a Habitual Traffic Offender, a modification to laws governing license revocation took effect at the beginning of this year that might affect you. The Florida Supreme Court amended the Florida Rules of Traffic Court, and the result has created easier opportunities for the removal of …

9 Must-Know Traffic Tips for Your Trip to New York

If you’re planning a trip to New York City, there are several things to keep in mind about getting around that can help make your trip go a lot smoother. Because nothing can sour your trip to the Big Apple like getting a traffic ticket, knowing the rules of the road can ensure that the …

Forget Red-Light Cameras; Cameras Now Identifying Tags

Neighborhood cameras are looking different and producing more effective results now that law enforcement in Tampa has a two-way camera that identifies cars both front and back. In 2010, a $25,000 tags readers was set up near the University of South Florida in Hillsborough County, The results are that a stolen vehicle or one noted …

Should I Get a Lawyer For a Driving While License Suspended Charge?

I get this question all the time. As a lawyer who makes money from representing people, you would be surprised if I said anything else, wouldn’t you? The truth is you do not NEED a lawyer and you can do it yourself! Sure if your license was suspended for failure to pay a ticket and you are …

Texting While Driving Increasing in Severity

A bill introducing a ban on driving while texting has received bipartisan support as it passed its first hurdle on the way to becoming law in the state of Florida. For some lawmakers in Florida, simply issuing a citation or traffic ticket for texting while driving is not enough when there have been reported accidents …

Red Light Camera Victims Could See Refunds

If you received a red-light camera in Florida between 2008 and 2010, you may have your fine being refunded to you in the coming months. The Florida Supreme Court is reviewing cities that installed red-light cameras prior to the 2010 passage of a bill authorizing red-light cameras statewide. The bill cleared the Legislature but not have …

Orange County Red Light Expansion Through Skepticism

A few months ago, we explored the possibility that red light cameras were being questioned for their constitutional merit. Lawyers in central Florida have been aggressively fighting, and winning, red light camera violations consistently since they were first commissioned. Most of these cameras were snapping pictures of cars supposedly passing through red lights, regardless of legitimate right …

Legality of Flashing Headlights to Warn Motorists of Speed Traps

Imagine the following scenario: As you are driving on a roadway anywhere in the country, an oncoming motorist flashes his bright lights at you. Many drivers learn from a young age that this standard warning means that a speed trap or law enforcement waits up ahead. However, in Florida, the freedom of motorists to communicate …

Are Red Light Cameras in Orlando Here to Stay?

Do you know where red light cameras are located in Orlando? Red light cameras have been placed in nearly every major intersection in Orlando. These devices are set to snap a photograph of any car the camera deems has violated a red light law. Once the photo is taken, a ticket is issued to the …

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