Traffic Offenses

The Florida Law Offices of Whittel & Melton is well equipped to handle all of your traffic court legal needs. Call us immediately to protect your Florida driver's license. Our staff will work to see that the points are withheld so that you are not in danger of a suspension, CDL problems or higher rates by your insurance carrier.

The Florida Law Offices of Whittel & Melton is ready to defend all traffic citations in Alachua County, Citrus County, Hernando County, Hillsborough County, Marion County, Pasco County, Pinellas County and Sumter County.

Florida Traffic Point Suspension Consequences
Twelve (12) Points in Twelve (12) Months – thirty (30) days
Eighteen (18) Points in Eighteen (18) Months – three (3) months
Twenty-Four (24) Points in Thirty-Six Months – one (1) year

Florida Traffic Point Consequences of a Conviction (Paid Ticket or Court Determination)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident with property damage of fifty dollars or more – six (6) points
Unlawful Speed with accident – six (6) points
Reckless Driving – four (4) points
A moving violation with accident – four (4) points
Passing a school bus parked – four (4) points
Driving during restricted hours – three (3) points
Speeding – 16 miles per hour or more over speed limit – four (4) points
Speeding – 15 miles per hour or less over speed limit – three (3) points
Most other moving violations – three (3) points
Improper equipment – zero (0) point
Open Container – three (3) points

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