Jacksonville Speeding Tickets Can Lead to a Suspended Driver’s License

844621_speed_1.jpgFor most people, the easiest way to handle a Jacksonville speeding ticket is to pay the fine and forget about it.  This is not a smart way to dispose of your Jacksonville traffic ticket.  When you pay the Jacksonville speeding ticket, you are adjudicated guilty of driving at an unlawful speed.  This will result in points being added to your Florida driver’s license.  These points can result in increased automobile insurance rates and may result in your license being suspended.  

In Jacksonville, Florida, if you exceed the speed limit by greater than 15 miles per hour, four points will be accredited to your Jacksonville driver’s license.  If you were traveling 15 miles per hour or less over the speed limit, you will earn three points.  If receive the following points on your Jacksonville driver’s license, your driver’s license will be suspended.
  1. 12 points within 12 months results in a 30 day suspension.
  2. 18 points within 18 months results in a 3 month suspension.
  3. 24 points within 36 months results in a one year suspension.
To learn more about Jacksonville speeding tickets and Jacksonville driver license suspensions, see Florida Statute Section 322.27 and contact a Jacksonville Speeding Ticket Lawyer.  A Jacksonville Traffic Ticket Lawyer can help you keep your driver’s license and avoid additional points on your license.  
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