Traffic Ticket Defense Blog

February 2, 2011

Consequences of a second refusal to blow during DUI.

So, what all this language is saying is that if you get pulled over for dui, and you have previously refused a breath test, and they ask you to take a breath test and you refuse, not only will they suspend your license for 18 months but they could charge you with a separate criminal charge of Refusal to submit to a chemical test.
January 31, 2011

Palm Beach Post article on speed traps and traffic court statistics.

Below is a link for a PALM BEACH POST article on speed trap locations as reported by citizens of Palm Beach County
January 27, 2011

Palm Beach County speeding tickets.

As you can see there are several relevant statutes that an officer can use to write you a speeding ticket. The officers don't always use the correct statute when citing someone for speed.
January 25, 2011

Speeding in a school zone…things you may not know.

Although posted school zones sometimes say that fines are doubled in a school zone, that is not exactly accurate
January 24, 2011

Do you have to be moving to be charged with a moving violation?

As absurd as this may sound, your vehicle does not have to be moving to be charged with a moving violation. One of these violations is called Stopping, standing or parking outside of municipalities.
January 20, 2011

Attaching a tag to the wrong vehicle is illegal!

So make sure before you take a tag from one vehicle and place it on another vehicle you transfer the tag properly or you to could be charged with this crime.
January 18, 2011

Red light camera news article in Sun Sentinal and on WPTV Channel 5 Website..

However, unlike the video and other pictures, the close-up of the license tag doesn’t have a time or date stamp
January 17, 2011

Red light camera news article in The Palm Beach Post..

The problem is the video and photos the cameras snap as proof that a motorist ran a red light. They can't capture a clear picture of a license plate. To get that, one of the photos is magnified to show a close-up shot of the license
January 13, 2011

Reckless driving confused with careless driving.

There are major differences between these charges, the most important one being that reckless driving is a criminal charge and careless driving is a civil traffic infraction.
January 11, 2011

When signals are required.

I tried to explain to him that although most people don't obey the signalling rules, they are in fact the law and an officer has the right to cite you for such violations.
January 9, 2011

Traffic control devices explained.

So what is a traffic control device? It many be many things including but not limited to a yield sign, a stop sign, a red light, a no turn on right sign, a no u-turn sign or a one way sign.
January 7, 2011

HOV lane violations.

Another unique part of this statute is that although a violation of this statute is considered a moving violation it carries no points. So, in theory, you could pay this ticket, receive no points and it should not affect your insurance because you did not receive points.
January 5, 2011

Driving without a driver’s license or on an expired drivers license.

Ever since the terrorism attacks of 911, our immigration rules and regulations have become more stringent. Although this is a good thing, it makes it much more difficult for those from other countries to obtain a Florida Driver's License.
January 4, 2011

Accident cases that involve serious bodily injury or a fatality.

After I told the client about the possible serious ramifications involved, I realized that people don't understand that you can lose your license and pay high fines for these types of cases.
December 23, 2010

Happy Holidays to all my potential clients.

Don't worry about those infraction and law violations because my firm and I are here to help you beat those tickets
December 22, 2010

Leaving the scene of an accident can have serious implications.

No matter what the reason for leaving the penalties can be severe. The particular penalties change depending upon whether there was damages, injuries or death.