Traffic tickets can mean a headache for even the most cautious driver. Speeding tickets are the most common traffic offense in the State of Florida. Every year, it is not uncommon for over a million speeding tickets to be issued. If you are given a ticket for driving 15 miles or less over the speed limit, you may be fined and given 3 points on your license. In addition, there will be a permanent mark on your driving record which will negatively affect your insurance rates. For more information regarding the point valuation system,
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Those that are charged with 16 miles or more over the speed limit may be fined and given 4 points for their driving record. It will additionally stay on your driving record, but the points will be wiped away after 3 years. If you are charged with 50 MPH or above over the speed limit, you may be made to face a penalty of $1000 or more. Your license may be suspended and you could be given 4 or more points on your driving record. If you have any prior speeding tickets of 50 MPH or more, you could be facing felony charges. Consult with a Miami criminal defense attorney at the firm today to fight your speeding ticket and avoid a felony conviction.
What To Do After Receiving a Ticket
Many do not realize the damage that speeding tickets can do until it is too late. Having your ticket thoroughly reviewed can improve your chances of walking away with minimal damage done to your driving record and insurance rates. Everyone is entitled to a chance to defend themselves from a ticket. Just because you have been given a speeding ticket does not mean you must be penalized. The experienced attorneys at the firm have helped many to overcome serious speeding tickets and may be able to start helping you today.
Contact the Miami criminal defense firm today or fill out their online case evaluation form.