Have you been arrested for a DUI again? Have you been arrested for Driving with a suspended license,
manslaughter by motor vehicle, use of a vehicle in the commission of a crime or failing to stop and render aid (non-criminal) or leaving the scene of an accident (criminal) ?
If you get three convictions in five years for any of these criminal offenses you can be deemed a as a habitual traffic offender. If you drive as a habitual traffic offender, you can face felony criminal charges and incarceration in a state prison and not a county jail. You run the risk of having your driver’s license revoked for five years.
Habitual Offender Under Florida- Fort Lauderdale Law
If you are convicted three (3) times of any of the following offenses in separate acts you may be deemed a Habitual Offender:
(A) Voluntary or involuntary manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle
(B) Any violation of Florida Statute 316.193 (DUI), former s. 316.1931, or former s. 860.01
Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used
Driving a motor vehicle while your license is suspended or revoked
Failing to stop and render aid as required under the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle crash resulting in the death or personal injury of another
Fifteen convictions for moving traffic offenses for which points may be assessed can result in you being deemd a Habitual offender as set forth in s. 322.27, including those offenses in subsection (1).
Any violation of any federal law, any law of another state or country, or any valid ordinance of a municipality or county of another state similar to a statutory prohibition specified in subsection (1) or subsection (2) shall be counted as a violation of such prohibition. In computing the number of convictions, all convictions during the 5 years previous to July 1, 1972, will be used, provided at least one conviction occurs after that date. The fact that previous convictions may have resulted in suspension, revocation, or disqualification under another section does not exempt them from being used for suspension or revocation under this section as a habitual offender.
Fort Lauderdale Habitual Offender License Revocation
As a habitual offender in Florida your drivers license will be revoked for five (5) years. After one year you may request a hardship license to drive to and from work. Contact Guy Seligman for your defense as a habitual offender in Fort Lauderdale