Florida’s distracted driving law—called the “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law”—prohibits all motorists from text messaging while operating a vehicle and using a wireless communication device in certain locations.
Like most other states, Florida has two types of speeding laws: “absolute speeding limits” and a “basic speeding law.” Read about how these speed limits work and the costs of getting a speeding ticket.
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Florida, you’ll typically be looking at a fine and points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
"Driving without a license” in Florida can refer to three scenarios: driving unlicensed, driving without a license in your immediate possession, and driving while on a suspended or revoked license. The penalties depend on the type of violation and the circumstances.
In Florida, like other states, a moving violation is any traffic offense that occurs while a vehicle is in motion. Moving violations cover a wide range of offenses, and can be simple infractions or felonies, depending on the offense and the circumstances.