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Learn How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Traffic Offenses in Florida

Ignorance of the law is one of the top causes for deaths on the road. Having a comprehensive knowledge about the traffic laws in Florida can help you to avoid getting into trouble with the law. In this article, we throw light on the most common traffic offenses committed on the road.


There are no prizes for guessing this one. In most case scenarios, drivers on the road have the tendency to ignore speed limits that have been prescribed for a particular part of the road or area. It’s particularly important to keep within prescribed speed limits when you’re driving through a residential area or on the city roads as they tend to change from time to time. Keep control over the vehicle helping you to avoid Florida Reckless driving and prevent accidents.

Running over a Red Light

Second on the list would be disregarding traffic lights. You won’t get a ticket for trying to get through a changing yellow light, but it’s not an invitation to speed through it! It is imperative that when the light is changing you try to stop if you have time to. Also, STOP signs are introduced for a reason. By ignoring them, you risk injury to yourself and others. You could get a ticket for slowing down and then continuing to drive through STOP sign.

Changing Lanes erratically

Turn signals have not been installed on your car for decoration purposes. It’s imperative that you use them when changing lanes so that people have an indication of your intentions and respond accordingly. Also, avoid changing lanes every other second. Decide a speed to drive, choose a lane that helps you maintain that speed, and stick to it. You would actually get wherever you are trying to go quicker this way.

Reckless Driving

This is an category under which many traffic offenses can be listed. At the root of it, Florida reckless driving incidents can be avoided by staying calm while driving. Make it a point to adopt a certain disposition when you’re driving regardless of what happens and keep your eyes on the road at all times. Reckless driving is a criminal offense which can land you in jail for 90 days.

Following too Closely

Make it a rule to maintain a certain distance between your car and the car in front of you, even if you’re on the freeway. When you drive too close, you could end up getting ticketed for tailgating. Maintaining a distance is extremely necessary when it’s raining as brakes don’t work the way you expect them to on wet roads.

In scenarios where you feel you have been ticketed wrongfully, Florida Ticket Clinicwill take up your case and defend you against conviction for just about any traffic offense, from speeding tickets to DUI. If you are looking for a Florida speeding ticket lawyer or a lawyer to resolve your suspended license, The Ticket Clinic has the experience. They can be reached at 1(800) 248-2846.

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