Careless Driving vs. Reckless Driving People frequently confuse the terms “careless driving” and “reckless driving.” This leads them to use the terms interchangeably. However, these are different moving violations. One generally is considered more serious than the other, carrying with it potential criminal consequences. A driver may receive a ticket for careless driving when they…

Can unpaid tolls get my license suspended? A multitude of Florida drivers rely upon the SunPass system to pre-pay their tolls. However, there are a few flaws in the system, and if drivers do not keep their information updated with the DMV, then unpaid tolls can snowball into a major legal headache. If you just…

What can get my license suspended? The State of Florida can choose to suspend a driver’s license for numerous reasons, some of which are not even related to a traffic ticket or the individual’s driving record. This may not seem fair, but the government understands how much Floridians value their driving privileges. Taking them away…

Suspended License in Miami Every year, thousands of Florida driver’s licenses are suspended. The courts may do so for any number of violations. While it can seem like a suspension period for a traffic ticket drags on for an eternity, there are limits to how long a suspension must last. Once the suspension period expires,…

Driving privileges in Florida may be suspended or revoked for any number of reasons. Being caught driving with a suspended license only multiplies the legal consequences for the driver. If you were charged with driving with a revoked or disqualified driver’s license, then you may need the assistance of a traffic attorney from Ferrer Shane…

Frankie Hammond Jr, a sophomore at the University of Florida, seemed to have a bright future in Florida football, at least until his arrest for driving under the influence . As punishment, University of Florida coach Urban Meyer pulled Hammond’s scholarship, and Hammond was immediately suspended from all team activities. He will be allowed to…

Take Action-Program Ends on July 1, 2011 You have through June of this year to apply to have your Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) designation removed-under the Florida Driver Amnesty Program-but you must qualify for it. The Amnesty Program has its roots in House Bill 795, which became law in 2010. Its qualifications follow: You must…

Published: 2009-11-16 Article provided by Ferrer Shane, PL What is a Habitual Traffic Offender? Under Florida law, once you receive a certain number of traffic violations, you will be labeled a “habitual traffic offender” by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Once you receive this designation, the Department is required by law to…

In Florida, there are many reasons why you could get a suspended license or revocation. Driving is a privilege, not a right, so the state can suspend your license for reasons as varied as driving under the influence, for failing to pay child support and, if a minor, smoking. Many suspensions are a result of…