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Florida Traffic Laws

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Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in Florida -- including the online vehicle code, statutes on common traffic violations, and state-specific driving manuals (where available).

Drinking & Driving Violations Driving under the influence; penalties (FS 316.193)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Drivers must be licensed; penalties (FS 322.03)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Financial Responsibility (FS Chapter 324)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Expiration of registration; renewal required; penalties (FS 320.07)
Illegal U-Turn Limitations on turning around (FS 316.1515)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Crash involving death or personal injuries (FS 316.027)
Crashes involving damage to vehicle or property (FS 316.061)
Mechanical Violations State Uniform Traffic Control: Equipment (FS Ch. 316 scroll to 316.217 to 316.455)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving (FS 316.192)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Traffic control signal devices (FS 316.075)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Safety belt usage (FS 316.614)
Child restraint requirements (FS 316.613)
Speeding Unlawful speed (FS 316.183)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications State Uniform Traffic Control: Equipment (FS Ch. 316 scroll to 316.217 to 316.455)

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