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 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.
March 18, 2014

CDL Drivers once again treated unfairly in Florida

If you are a Commercial driver and you receive a ticket the only way not to get the points is to have your ticket dismissed.
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.
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
July 26, 2012

Are rear view mirrors required??

a vehicle must have a mirror so located to reflecta view of the highway to the driver of at least 200 feet
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.”
February 21, 2012

Police misconduct or just an officer being a jerk?

For the record, the officer has given my client criminal violations, moving violations and non moving violations.
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".
February 9, 2011

Recent media attention for Palm Beach County traffic attorney Devon Porcella.

Here are some links to recent media attention Devon Porcella has received from being a Palm Beach County traffic attorney.
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 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.