Is It Unlawful To Point A Laser?

Yes. It is unlawful for a person to willfully shine, point or focus a laser lighting device on an individual operating a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft.[1]   For more information regarding driving, please visit the website at www.flhsmv.gov/index.html. [1] § 784.062, Fla. Stat.

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Can Your Parents Look At Your Driving Records?

Yes. The Department of Highway Safety is required to make the driving records of teens available for viewing by the parents or guardians of the minor via the internet, free of charge. The availability of free records to parents ceases after the minor becomes 18 years old.[1] [1] § 322.20(13), Fla. Stat.

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Is It Unlawful To Play Your Car Radio At A Loud Volume?

Section 316.3045(1), Florida Statutes, provides that it is unlawful for any person operating or occupying a motor vehicle on a street or highway to operate or amplify the sound produced by a radio, tape player, or other mechanical sound making device or instrument from within the motor vehicle so that it is audible at a…

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Who Is Covered Under Property Damage Liability Insurance?

Every owner or registrant of a motor vehicle is required to purchase $10,000 of property damage liability insurance, as well as PIP insurance. A $30,000 combined limit of property damage and bodily injury liability is a legal option. This coverage pays for damage you or members of your family cause to other people’s property while…

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What Happens If You Have An Accident Outside Of Florida?

You are responsible for reporting the accident to your insurance carrier wherever an accident occurs and may be subject to criminal and/or civil liability in the location of the accident. If you are found guilty or in default of the suit outside of Florida, you may still be held liable in Florida and be subject…

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Who Is Covered Under PIP Insurance?

For accidents that happen in Florida, PIP covers you and relatives who live in your home, certain passengers, and others who drive your car with your permission. Pedestrians and bicyclists may also be covered under PIP if they are Florida residents and are injured as a result of a collision with a vehicle required to…

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What Does PIP Insurance Cover?

Personal injury protection insurance (PIP) provides coverage regardless of whether you cause an accident (are “at-fault”). PIP is designed to reduce the necessity of suing for reimbursement of medical expenses and lost wages incurred as a result of auto accidents. PIP may pay for 80% of reasonable and necessary medical expenses, 60% of lost wages…

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Do You Have To Have Car Insurance?

According to Florida law, if you own a motor vehicle with four or more wheels you must carry at least $10,000 of personal injury protection insurance (PIP) also known as no-fault insurance. A minimum of $10,000 of property damage liability insurance is also mandatory.[1] Failure to provide proof of insurance may result in a suspension…

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