October 13, 2014

Restricted license violation

If you are driving on a restricted license due to your age you are limited to driving with an adult 21 years of age and restricted by the times that you can drive.
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.
September 17, 2014

The difference between not having a license and not having a license on you.

If you get pulled over by an officer and you are a licensed driver but you do not have your license on you, you will be charged with drivers license not carried and exhibited on demand.
August 13, 2014

After a hurricane signals are down and you should remember these tips.

Florida Statute 316.076 states that if a flashing red you must treat it like a stop sign, if there is a flashing yellow you must proceed only with caution.
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.
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.
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.
May 11, 2011

Trial results on a fatality case.

Sometimes there really are "accidents". Not all accidents must lead to someone being charged with a traffic violation.
April 15, 2011

Accident case with 2 fatalities

Being a lawyer means always learning and adjusting to new things as they come up in trial. I recently had a trial on an accident case where my client was charged with careless driving when she lost control of her vehicle and two of her passengers were killed in the roll over accident that ensued.
February 22, 2011

When is evidence of speed inadmissible?

There are a few minimal requirements to an officer being able to enter your speed into evidence.
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 7, 2011

Can you get a ticket in Palm Beach County for riding in the back of a pickup truck.

It is never lawful to ride on any exterior portion of a a vehicle, specifically the bumper, radiator, fender, hood, top, trunk or running board.
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.