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 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 10, 2014

You do not have to be in a car to get a moving violation.

That is right, you can commit a moving violation while not in a car.
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.
June 18, 2014

Texting while driving is illegal according to Florida Law

Yes it is illegal in Florida to text and drive.
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.
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.
March 27, 2013

Red Light Camera Tickets…..the fix is on.

Because althought the police have almost the same proof in court they have had for the past year, magistrates have all of the sudden started finding people guilty of these tickets and imposing fines
October 20, 2011

Moving violation and traffic court misconceptions

I have many clients who hire me and say, "can you reset my case a bunch of times so the officer won't show up and my case will be dismissed".
October 4, 2011

Why won’t Hearing Officers admit when they are wrong?

So the moral of this post is that Traffic Hearing Officers, as well as Judges, sometimes don't want to admit when they are wrong
April 4, 2011

Criminal cases vs. Traffic cases.

I have come to realize that many clients get better results on their tickets if they are tied to a criminal case
March 1, 2011

Info on what equipment is required for motorcycles and mopeds.

You must always wear eye protection when riding a motorcycle no matter what insurance you have in place
February 15, 2011

DMV sometimes mandates driving school for certain violations.

I already knew that this statute required persons who are convicted of certain offenses can be mandated to complete driving school but I did not know that the same statute can mandate school if the driver has been convicted of more than one accident case within a certain time frame.
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.