Broward County Traffic Ticket Lawyer: Florida Traffic Ticket Penalties Set to Increase

leifertlaw January 16, 2009 Traffic Defense

Florida Traffic Ticket fines are scheduled to increase on February 1, 2009. In an effort to generate revenue for the State of Florida, Legislators have increased numerous Florida traffic ticket penalties and expect to raise $16 million in 2009.

Fines on speeding tickets are scheduled to increase $10.00 – $35.00 depending on the alleged speed. Fine on other traffic tickets for moving violations are also scheduled to increase. Florida traffic citations for failure to yield, failure to maintain a single lane, not using a turn signal or running a red light will also increase.

The State of Florida has also eliminated the eighteen percent (18%) discount for individuals who are eligible and elect to attend traffic school.

Broward County law enforcement issued a total of 530,052 traffic tickets in 2006.

If you have received a traffic ticket in Broward, Palm Beach or Miami-Dade County, contact the lawyers at Leifert & Leifert. We will represent you in traffic court and utilize our skill and experience to attempt to get your ticket dismissed and avoid points against your Florida Driver’s License Record.

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