Criminal Traffic Tickets in Florida
When faced with a criminal traffic ticket it is important to hire a Jacksonville traffic ticket attorney to protect your rights. Criminal traffic tickets may be a misdemeanor or a felony and may include points!
Below are some common Criminal Traffic Tickets
Criminal Misdemeanor Traffic Tickets:
- Leaving scene without giving information – 316.061(1)
- Failure to leave information – 316.063(1)
- False report – 316.067
- No driver license – 322.03(1)
- Expired driver license (more than 6 months) – 322.031(5)
- Using driver license from another state while FL suspended/revoked license – 322.30(1)
- Operating a vehicle while drive license suspended/revoked/cancelled – 322.34(2)
- No CDL – 322.53(1)
- No motorcycle endorsement – 322.03(4)
- Driving while driver license suspended – 324.201(2)
- Driving under the influence – 316.193(1)
- DUI with property damage – 316.193(3)(a)(b)(c)1
- Refusal to submit to Blood Alcohol test (2nd refusal) – 316.1939(1)(e)
- Misrepresentation of insurance – 316.646(4)
- Racing on road – 316.191(2)(a)
- Reckless driving – 316.192(1)(a)
- Attaching license plate not assigned – 320.261
- Leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle – 316.6135(1)(a)
Criminal Felony Traffic Tickets:
- DUI with serious bodily injury – 316.193(3)(a)(b)(c)2
- Leaving scene without rendering aid – 316.027(1)(a)
- Selling/manufacture/deliver false ID card or driver license – 322.212(1)(d)
- Driving while driver license revoked for Habitual Traffic Offender – 322.34(5)
- Reckless driving involving serious bodily harm – 316.192(3)(c)(2)
- Fleeing/attempting to elude a police officer – 316.1935(1)
These are just some Criminal Traffic Violations in Florida.
Penalties for Criminal Traffic Tickets
- Second degree misdemeanor- up to 60 days in jail, 6 months probation, and a $500 fine.
- First degree misdemeanor- up to one year in jail, 1 year probation, and a $1,000 fine.
Misdemeanor penalties may also involve license suspension, community service, and other collateral consequences. Minimum sentences may apply.
- Third degree felony- up to five years in prison, 5 years probation, and a $5,000 fine.
- Second degree felony- up to fifteen years in prison, 15 years of probation, and a $10,000 fine.
- First degree felony- up to thirty years in prison, 30 years probation, and a $10,000 fine.
- Life Felony- up to life in prison without possibility of release and a $15,000 fine.
- Capital Felony- punishable by death or life in prison without possibility of release.
Felony penalties may also involve license suspension, community service, and other collateral consequences. Felony sentencing is calculated pursuant to Florida’s Criminal Punishment Code. The Criminal Punishment Code is a score-sheet based on many factors. Minimum sentences may apply.
We are here to protect your rights in all criminal traffic violations. We offer flat rate fees for representing you in these matters and are flexible with payment options.
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