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Lee F. Carney 
Attorney at Law
9990 Coconut Rd.
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Ph: (239) 860-3795
Fax: (239) 992-9170

The Florida Traffic Violation Point System

Violation Points

Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in property damage of more than $50 6
Unlawful speed resulting in an accident 6
Reckless driving 4
Any moving violation resulting in an accident 4
Passing a stopped school bus 4
Driving During Restricted Hours 3
Unlawful speed - 16 MPH or more over lawful or posted speed 4
Unlawful speed - 15 MPH or less over lawful or posted speed 3
Fines are doubled when infractions occur within a school zone or construction zone, with possible civil penalties up to $1,000 and can be required to complete driving school course.

All other moving violations (including parking on highway outside the limits of municipalities)

Improper equipment or vehicle in an unsafe condition 2
(Operator corrects defects within 10 days from the date the traffic citation was issued) 0
Violation of curfew 3
Open Container as an operator 3
Child Restraint Violation 3

Length of Suspension
12 points within a 12-month period 30 days

18 points within an 18-month period, including points which cause suspension under line 1 above

3 months
24 points within a 36-month period, including points which cause suspension under line 2 above 1 year
  • In computing points and suspensions, the offense dates of all convictions
    are used.
  • Three points will be deducted from the driver record of any person whose
    driving privilege has been suspended only once under the point system
    and has been reinstated, if such person has complied with all other
  • Note: Serving a point suspension does not prohibit these convictions from 
    being used to accumulate additional suspensions or revocations.

Lee F. Carney knows that points can affect your Florida driver's license and insurance rates. He will make every effort to avoid points and to obtain a reasonable resolution of your traffic citation.

Contact Lee F. Carney

Phone: (239) 860-3795   Fax: (239) 992-9170