Speed Traps, and the Intimidation Factor

The lovely State of Florida is unquestionably one of the most popular vacation spots in the United States. Not only do people from other states flock here for vacations, but people also come to the Sunshine State from all over the world. When planning their vacations, these tourists have certain images in mind as to what they will see and what they can expect while visiting here. Beautiful white sand beaches, voluminous sunshine, blue skies, and swaying palm trees –… Continue reading: Speed Traps, and the Intimidation Factor

Red Light Camera Debate Continues | Traffic Ticket B.S. Continues

Florida is well-known for having some pretty major industries. The tourist industry is what usually comes to mind, however, citrus, other fruits and vegetables, and seafood are also multi-million dollar industries here. Also, Florida leads the nation in the production of sugar cane. All of these industries, and many others, lend themselves to a thriving economy for our beautiful state, and most of us appreciate the benefits of a healthy economy. There is one industry here, however, that is not… Continue reading: Red Light Camera Debate Continues | Traffic Ticket B.S. Continues

What You Need to Know About DUI Checkpoints | DUI Traffic Tickets

Most people are familiar with the concept of driving under the influence (DUI) checkpoints. This is just one method that law enforcement agencies employ to try to snag drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol while operating an automobile. They do this by setting up a transitory blockade, often just by placing a cop car or two along a roadway, with the officers randomly stopping vehicles to question drivers, check drivers’ licenses, assess whether the driver seems… Continue reading: What You Need to Know About DUI Checkpoints | DUI Traffic Tickets

Red Light Camera Update – Not Necessarily the News You Wanted to Hear

It seems as though you cannot pick up a newspaper or watch the evening news in South Florida without hearing the subject of red light traffic cameras being raised yet again. To say that this is a hot-button issue in nearly every metropolitan area is a serious understatement.The most recent issue is the City Commission of Fort Lauderdale’s refusal to remove its red light traffic cameras even amid legal struggles and financial concerns. This comes on the heels of the… Continue reading: Red Light Camera Update – Not Necessarily the News You Wanted to Hear

Driving in the Rain in Florida – Don’t Panic | Tickets & Accidents Abound

Rain is just a part of South Florida living. If it weren’t for the volume of the precipitation that we get, this area would not be as lush and beautiful as it is, and it wouldn’t draw the thousands of transplant residents and tourists that it does. Unfortunately, it seems to create panic in a lot of our drivers. We have all seen this happen. One minute traffic seems to be humming along just fine, then four fat raindrops fall… Continue reading: Driving in the Rain in Florida – Don’t Panic | Tickets & Accidents Abound

Avoid Getting Repeat Florida Traffic Tickets in Florida

For some drivers, getting traffic tickets seems to be just a matter of course, and you may be one of these drivers. If there is a cop in the area using radar, are you the one who always seems to being going just fast enough to get pulled over? Are you the driver who seems to always get stuck under that traffic light at an intersection with a red light traffic camera because someone coming from the other direction pulls… Continue reading: Avoid Getting Repeat Florida Traffic Tickets in Florida

Moving to South Florida? | Driver’s License Requirements etc.

I don’t think anyone enjoys moving. The prospect of a new home, a new job, a new life can all be exciting ideas, but the actual moving part of the endeavor is overwhelming. Packing is chaotic for everyone, although for some it may be organized chaos. Even when you have professional movers packing and moving things for you, you still have to get organized first and supervise the process. Remembering to tie up loose ends like having your utilities turned… Continue reading: Moving to South Florida? | Driver’s License Requirements etc.

Tips for Traffic Tick Stop Etiquette in Florida

No, this article is not going to be about which fork to use when you go to your mother-in-law’s house for a holiday meal. I am certainly no Miss Manners so I may not be able to offer you the best advice about table manners. As a traffic ticket attorney, however, I can tell you that I have known some clients who behave inappropriately when they get pulled over and this behavior usually costs them heavily in court. First of… Continue reading: Tips for Traffic Tick Stop Etiquette in Florida

Tragedy and The Move Over Law | Traffic Ticket Stops & Rangers

Move Over Law and the Sometime Tragic Consequences of Helping Others I am sure that we can all agree that breaking down on the side of the road sucks, but it is bound to happen to most of us if we drive long enough. Don’t think that a fancy new car always ensures this doesn’t happen to you. It doesn’t only occur to people who drive clunkers or to those who think they can squeeze another five miles out of… Continue reading: Tragedy and The Move Over Law | Traffic Ticket Stops & Rangers

Toll Roads Set to Expand in South Florida | So will Traffic Tickets

There is a popular expression that states, “There is nothing new under the sun,” and that is certainly true for toll roads; they have been around for nearly 3,000 years. Companies or individuals would build roads and then patrol them, collecting tolls to allow foot traffic, those on horseback, or those in wagons to continue to use them. This endeavor expanded to include toll gates as areas were built up into cities, market places, or other areas where people needed… Continue reading: Toll Roads Set to Expand in South Florida | So will Traffic Tickets