Florida is beautiful State drawing tourists from all corners of the Country. However, law enforcement is also well aware of the number of tourists Florida attracts and tries to issue traffic citations against out-of-State drivers. In many cases, these citations come in the form of a reckless driving offense. If you have been accused of driving recklessly while visiting from another State, you should consult with a trusted Attorney at Leifert & Leifert. A Lawyer could answer any questions you may have regarding West Palm Beach reckless driving for out-of-State drivers.
Out-of-State Driver’s First Steps After Receiving a Reckless Driving Charge
The first thing an out-of-State driver should do when being pulled over for a reckless driving case is to read the ticket and understand specifically what it says. In some cases, a reckless-driving case would call for a mandatory Court date. For cases involving a speeding ticket, the officer could issue a reckless driving offense with no transparency. This makes it all-the-more important for drivers to fully understand the circumstances of their offense and determine what needs to be done to mitigate the charges made against them.
Reckless Driving Chargers for Speeding Tickets
If an out-of-State driver receives a reckless driving speeding ticket, they would have to appear in Court. However, they could hire one of our experienced Attorneys at Leifert & Leifert to go to Court for them. By doing so, the out-of-State driver would not have to appear in Court and the case could potentially be resolved without ever having to appear in Court. The defendant could complete any paperwork that needs to be signed in their home State and have it notarized so their Attorney could present it in Court is needed.
Important Things to Know About Out-of-State Speeding Tickets
Any out-of-State driver who comes to the State of Florida, specifically South Florida, should realize that law enforcement has a tendency to prey on visitors. It uses radar guns, laser pointers, calibrated speedometers, airplanes, and other devices to try to catch you speeding.
You should also be aware that Florida takes its traffic laws and enforcement very seriously due to the large population of cars on the road in comparison to more rural areas or less-urban areas. If you are traveling through Florida and are from another State, you should drive especially careful and be on the constant lookout for law enforcement on the roads and highways.
How Could an Attorney Help?
If you have been charged with reckless driving in Florida while visiting from another State, you should consider retaining the services of one of our well-versed Lawyers at Leifert & Leifert. An Attorney could analyze the offense made against you and examine any citation to make sure that it is not deficient in any way. In some cases, there may be legal defects to have the case dismisses without having to do anything. In addition, an Attorney could attend Court for without you having to be present. To get started on a case, be sure to schedule a consultation today.