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Gainesville and Alachua County Traffic Tickets
Alachua County issued 52,763 traffic tickets for moving infractions in 2004. The biggest offense was the speeders. More than half of the traffic tickets were for speeding totaling 28,443. The second most common moving infraction was running a red light with 9,170 tickets.
The Florida Drivers Association has just completed their analysis of the 2004 citation statistics prepared by the Florida Department of Highway Safety Motor Vehicles, Division of Drivers Licenses, Bureau of Records. The three main law enforcement agencies that issue tickets in Alachua County are the City Police, Sheriff Officers, and Florida Highway Patrol. The City Police wrote the majority of traffic tickets approximately 59% of the total moving infractions issued.
60 Percent Skip Traffic School
Close to 60% of those eligible to attend traffic school did not. These Florida drivers would benefit by avoiding points on their drivers license and keep their safe driver status if applicable. In addition, according to Florida Statute 318.14, auto insurance companies cannot increase your rate when traffic school is completed. The majority of the traffic violations in Alachua county take place in the Gainesville area.
Summary of traffic tickets written in Alachua County for 2004:
Total Violations Issued: 80,190
- Speeding: 28,443
- Running a Red Light: 9,170
- Seat Belt Violation: 3,832
- Careless Driving: 3,528
- Driving with a Suspended/Revoked License: 3,008
- DUI (driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs): 798
Traffic violations have increased every year since 2000 for Alachua county when they were 59,385.
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Florida DMV Point System
Once a Florida driver receives 12 points in 12 months, their drivers license will be suspended.
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