JUPITER FL CARELESS DRIVING DEFENSE LAWYERS
The criminal defense lawyers at Arnesen Law represent clients facing various traffic offenses, including careless driving, reckless driving, and speeding in Jupiter, Deerfield Beach, and Boynton Beach.
In fact, Jay Arnesen now channels his knowledge as a former police officer who used to issue traffic tickets for the State to work on behalf of citizens charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Florida.
Arnesen has trained the lawyers at his firm in order to equip them with his unique skills in defending criminal and traffic cases in municipalities throughout South Florida. Contact the Arnesen Law Boca Raton or Fort Lauderdale office locations anytime at 561-419-9630 to speak with one of the firm’s attorneys at no cost.
“As a former police officer, I used to help prosecute these charges for the State. Now, let me use my training and experience to combat these charges for you in court.” Jay Arnesen, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney
Careless Driving Violations in Florida
Title XXIII of the Florida Statutes pertains to Motor Vehicles, describing the disposition of traffic infractions in Chapter 318. It also explains the laws regarding State Uniform Traffic Control in Chapter 316, which lists a variety of specific traffic infractions.
According to Chapter 316, Section 1925, which details careless driving offenses:
(1) Any person operating a vehicle upon the streets or highways within the state shall drive the same in a careful and prudent manner, having regard for the width, grade, curves, corners, traffic, and all other attendant circumstances, so as not to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person. Failure to drive in such manner shall constitute careless driving and a violation of this section.
(2) Any person who violates this section shall be cited for a moving violation, punishable as provided in chapter 318.
Some of the penalties imposed if you are found guilty of careless driving may include fines, points on your driver’s license, and even jail time if you have accumulated a certain number of points in a given period of time. However, a knowledgeable traffic defense lawyer can assist you in avoiding some of these consequences and the coincidental issues that may arise as a result, like increases in your insurance premiums.
Contact Our Jupiter FL Careless Driving Defense Attorneys for a Free Consultation
Contact Jay Arnesen’s Boca Raton or Fort Lauderdale offices anytime at 561-419-9630 for a free initial consultation about your South Florida careless driving case.