My sister had a minor car accident when she hit an old lady's car while changing lanes, but it wasnt a major accident as it only scratched the lady's car. The cop gave my sister just a warning as it was her first accident and the damage was really low, even the lady said she wasn't hurt. Fast... Read more »
The problem is that my son doesn't even have a driver license or Florida I'd. And he didn't get that ticket, we check public records and in fact the ticket exists my son is afraid that when he decides to get his driver license he might get in trouble what can we do. Thank you
S will be taking a vehicle to the university and he will need the vehicle to travel to/from his part time job I am wondering if it makes any sense to transfer the title to S's name? Does that offer us (parents) any protection from liability if, god forbid, something happens and he (we) was sued? I... Read more »
Yes, if your adult son has sole title to the vehicle, he, and he alone, is legally responsible for it and the use of it. Once your child turns 18, you are not responsible in any way for his acts or omissions for use of vehicles (or anything else) that are not owned by you, not shared with you, and...Read more »
Hi, I live in Pinellas County Florida. About a week ago I was driving at night and was making a turn on to a street with a yield sign for me. I looked both ways and made the turn. I didn't see someone who was driving without their head lights on and thus they hit me in the rear of my car.... Read more »
Since he hit you from behind, it probably doesn't matter whether he had his headlights on. And whether you saw him or not probably doesn't matter either. What does matter is that, if he had his headlights on he should have seen you and if he didn't that may have contributed to the accident. So...Read more »
He requested a hearing back in December when he got the ticket, heard nothing from them until yesterday when he got a letter notifying him that his license would be suspended for failure to show up in court. He NEVER got the notification for the court date. He called today and the rep claimed it... Read more »
My question is the speed limit and address listed on my citation are incorrect for the area i was pulled over in. What should I do to fix this in my citation? The difference in speed limit would lower my citation penalty price.
Yes, but the officer can amend the citation prior to the hearing. However, it sounds like the officer has a bunch of facts mixed up in the citation which will help for the hearing. At the end of the day if the officer testifies under oath that he recalls you driving at excessive speed, you will...Read more »
In the "hearing" that I attended, the evidence I had diligently collected in support of my case with disregarded and an additional $250 of "court fees" were added. What right do they have to charge me a fine more than 1.5x the original fine amount just to appear at a podium for all of 3 minutes? I... Read more »
I deal with the tickets. I will agree that the entire Red Light Camera debacle is a scam for money, not safety. When we were able to fight these and win on the evidence (or lack thereof) things were good. That ended around 2013. After that, all the attitudes of the judges and hearing officers...Read more »
Last summer in Miami, while in standstill traffic, I got distracted for a second and hit the car in front of me ( speed was very low, bumbers got a little bit damaged, but nobody got injured ).I called the... Read more »
I went to Walmart to get food for Thanksgiving. Once I parked in a parking spot. An officer pulls up to me with his lights on after I've already parked. The officer said that the reason he's pulling me over it's because on the way to Walmart I passed him and he seen I didn't have a seatbelt on. Can... Read more »
Did you think that going to school would get the ticket off of your record? If doing so in fact would do that, and I have my doubts, did you submit proof of taking the course to the appropriate agency?
You should obtain a lawyer for your case immediately. You were likely charged with driving with a suspended license in Florida. PA is part of "The Driver License Compact" which means Florida would treat the offense as if it had been committed at home, applying home state laws to the out-of-state...Read more »
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