The Law Offices Of Kevin J. Pitts
Seminole County Violation of Driver's Lecense Restriction Attorney
Restrictions can be placed on a driver's license for many reasons. Common restrictions come from Seminole County DUI suspensions, Seminole County drug suspensions or 893 suspensions, Seminole County HTO suspensions. Florida even has a corrective lenses restriction. Violating a driver's license restriction can be a criminal offense. Restrictions on driver's licenses can take many forms including barring younger drivers from driving with passengers at night. If you are found to be in violation of license restrictions, you could be facing fines up to $500, you could have your license suspended or revoked, have points assessed to your license and could be sentenced to jail or probation in some cases. Many Seminole County violation of driver’s license restriction cases are second degree misdemeanors that can result in up to 60 days in jail. Obviously we don’t often see much punishment on Seminole County violation of corrective lens restriction cases (A restriction). The State Attorney’s office often requests jail on Seminole County violation of DUI restriction cases. The most common DUI restriction we see as defense attorneys are violation of a business purpose only or C restriction. We also occasionally see violation of employment purpose or D restriction and violation of a P restriction or interlock device. These cases have defenses and the attorney Kevin J. Pitts has the experience to get the best possible outcome in your case. Mr. Pitts is a former prosecutor that handled thousands of misdemeanors and hundreds of driver's license restriction cases. If you are arrested or cited for a Sanford violation of driver’s license restriction call Seminole County criminal defense lawyer Kevin J. Pitts to set up a free consultation at 407-268-3688.
A. Seminole County Corrective Lenses
B. Seminole County Outside Rearview Mirror
C. Seminole County Business Purposes
D. Seminole County Employment Purposes
E. Seminole County Daylight Driving Only
F. Seminole County Automatic Transmission
G. Seminole County Power Steering
I. Seminole County Directional Signals
J. Seminole County Grip on Steering Wheel
K. Seminole County Hearing Aid
L. Seminole County Seat Cushion
M. Seminole County Hand Control or Pedal Extension
N. Seminole County Left Foot Accelerator
P. Seminole County Probation-Interlock Device
S. Seminole County Other Restrictions
T. Seminole County No Passengers
X. Seminole County Medical Alert Bracelet (322.16(1)(d) no penalty for violating)
Y. Seminole County Education Purposes
322.16 License restrictions.—
(1)(a) The department, upon issuing a driver’s license, may, whenever good cause appears, impose restrictions suitable to the licensee’s driving ability with respect to the type of special mechanical control devices required on a motor vehicle that the licensee may operate, including, but not limited to, restricting the licensee to operating only vehicles equipped with air brakes, or imposing upon the licensee such other restrictions as the department determines are appropriate to assure the safe operation of a motor vehicle by the licensee.
(b) The department may further impose other suitable restrictions on use of the license with respect to time and purpose of use, including, but not limited to, a restriction providing for intrastate operation only, or may impose any other condition or restriction that the department considers necessary for driver improvement, safety, or control of drivers in this state.
(c) The department may further, at any time, impose other restrictions on the use of the license with respect to time and purpose of use or may impose any other condition or restriction upon recommendation of any court, of the Parole Commission, or of the Department of Corrections with respect to any individual who is under the jurisdiction, supervision, or control of the entity that made the recommendation.
(d) The department may impose a restriction upon the use of the license requiring that the licensee wear a medical identification bracelet when operating a motor vehicle. Medical identification bracelet restrictions must be coded on the license of the restricted operator. There is no penalty for violating this paragraph.
(2) A person who holds a driver’s license and who is under 17 years of age, when operating a motor vehicle after 11 p.m. and before 6 a.m., must be accompanied by a driver who holds a valid license to operate the type of vehicle being operated and is at least 21 years of age unless that person is driving directly to or from work.
(3) A person who holds a driver’s license who is 17 years of age, when operating a motor vehicle after 1 a.m. and before 5 a.m., must be accompanied by a driver who holds a valid license to operate the type of vehicle being operated, and is at least 21 years of age unless that person is driving directly to or from work.
(4) The department may, upon receiving satisfactory evidence of any violation of the restriction upon such a license, except a violation of paragraph (1)(d), subsection (2), or subsection (3), suspend or revoke the license, but the licensee is entitled to a hearing as upon a suspension or revocation under this chapter.
(5) It is a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, for any person to operate a motor vehicle in any manner in violation of the restrictions imposed under paragraph (1)(c).
(6) Any person who operates a motor vehicle in violation of the restrictions imposed under paragraph (1)(a), paragraph (1)(b), subsection (2), or subsection (3) will be charged with a moving violation and fined in accordance with chapter 318.