Q: Hello. My father got a traffic ticket (316.1995 DRIVE ON SIDEWALK/ BIKE PATH) when was driving a motorcycle (scooter)
My father got a traffic ticket (316.1995 DRIVE ON SIDEWALK/ BIKE PATH) while driving a motorcycle (scooter). For some reason, the traffic ticket contains only my data as the owner (such as DL#, my first and last name, and address), and there is no data on my father although he provided his DL to the police officer. Does this mean that penalty and record of the violation will apply to me?
P.S. It was in Florida.
I really appreciate any help you can provide.
A: If the prosecution can prove that it was you who committed the violation, yes, the conviction will apply to you. If, on the other hand, you contest the ticket and the prosecution is unable to prove that it was you, the prosecution will not prevail against you.
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