Monthly Archives: January 2014

No More Withhold of Adjudication for the CDL Driver Says Florida DHSMV

Any person holding a CDL commercial driver’s license in Florida should be particularly careful after receiving any moving violation or criminal traffic infraction. For a CDL driver, the DHSMV is taking the position that the court cannot withhold adjudication. This change means that more CDL drivers will be hiring attorneys to help them fight for […]

Drivers Leaving the Scene of a Crash – Florida 2014 Senate Bill 102

Leaving the scene of an accident involving a death is already a first-degree felony punishable by up to 30 years in prison, although it carries no minimum mandatory sentence. DUI manslaughter is also a first-degree felony but it carries a mandatory minimum sentence of four years. The minimum mandatory requirement means that after a conviction […]