September 24, 2014

What is the difference between careless driving and reckless driving?

The biggest difference is that reckless driving is a criminal charge and careless driving is non-criminal.
August 14, 2014

Best defense for a traffic ticket.

What is the best defense for a traffic ticket? Well, the best thing you can do for the defense of your traffic ticket or tickets is BE NICE AND RESPECTFUL to the officer who has pulled you over.
August 7, 2014

Strange moving violations

Did you know you can receive a moving violation if you startle an animal being led or ridden by someone on the side of the road?
July 29, 2014

You can be held responsible for someone else operating your vehicle.

There is a statute so full of ambiguity that it can be a catch all for your responsibility for your vehicle driven by others.
July 22, 2014

Expensive motorcycle tickets part 2

a violation of this statute is also a moving violation which means you could be assessed points as well as the fine.
July 18, 2014

Expensive motorcycle tickets Part 1

The intent is to prevent motorcycles from running from the police and flipping up their tag so the officer cannot obtain their information.
July 15, 2014

Can you get a moving violation in a golf cart?

Just as you can get a moving violation on a bicycle, you can get a moving violation on a golf cart.
July 9, 2014

Traffic school…..should you elect it or not?

Remember these two things, 1) You have a limited number of lifetime elections and 2) you can only elect school once every 12 months.
July 1, 2014

Not all moving violations require that your vehicle is moving.

This in part reads as follows, no person shall stop, park or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, on a roadway that can practicably be moved off of the roadway.
June 26, 2014

When is a U turn prohibited?

There are two times when a U turn is prohibited. One, if there is a sign posted prohibiting a U turn or if a U turn cannot be made without affecting other traffic.
June 10, 2014

Speeding ticket misconception on a 9 over ticket

because of my firs relationship with many of the officers that write the majority of tickets in Palm Beach County, the officers will usually not amend the speed up on tickets that I handle
April 17, 2014

Speeding ticket by Pacing.

The simple truth is that Florida Law acknowledges Pacing of a vehicle to obtain the speed to be valid.
October 13, 2013

CDL drivers no longer unfairly treated in Palm Beach County

No matter what the reason, at least CDL drivers are now given a fair shake in court.
September 8, 2013

CDL drivers are getting screwed in Palm Beach County

CDL drivers already have fewer options when they get a ticket.  They are not allowed to elect school like the rest of us can. So, the only option that they have is to go to court to try to avoid points.
July 19, 2012

Texting while driving in Florida.

it is illegal to “operate a motor vehicle on any public road or highway of this state while using a wireless telecommunications device to write, send, or read any text based communication, including but not limited to, a text message, instant message, email or Internet data.”
July 5, 2012

The age of a ticket can determine whether you have the right to take it to court.

The old rule used to be that no matter how old your Palm Beach County ticket was, as long as you paid the late fee, you could enter a not guilty plea and take it to court