New Seat Belt Law Will Lead to Greater Safety . . and More Criminal Arrests

- July 25, 2011

Effective June 30, 2009, Florida legislatures have passed a new law that allows a police officer to stop an automobile solely based on the driver or front seat passenger’s failure to wear a seatbelt. If you have questions about your traffic ticket, call us today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


Making Sense of Florida’s “Point System”

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If you are pulled over and receive a speeding ticket, you probably think your only option is to pay your ticket. If you do so, you will automatically be assessed points on your driving history. Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles have a “point system” that determines the severity of the penalty for those who commit traffic offenses. If you have questions about your traffic violation and points assessed, call us today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


Violations of Florida’s Pedestrian Crosswalk Law

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Stop don’t yield when you see a person enter a pedestrian crosswalk in Florida. Florida drivers a learning the hard way that the yield signs posted in the pedestrian crosswalks should be a stop sign. Drivers receiving a ticket for violating these crosswalks should call the Pinellas and Hillsborugh traffic ticket attorneys at the Rooth Law Group for representation at (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County or (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


What is the fine for Speeding in a St. Petersburg Construction Zone?

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Speeding in construction zone can carry a fine up to $1000.00. You pay double the normal fine for speeding in a St. Petersburg, Florida construction zone. Contacting a quality St. Petersburg traffic defense attorney to provide you with the best defense possible is important. Proving the case is their job, defending the case is ours. Don’t go at it alone, call (727) 797-9600 Rooth Law Group, P.A. Continue reading