Typical office hours are from: 8:30 to 4:30pm or 5:00 pm But some counties have an office that opens earlier 7:15am and stay open later 6:00 pm Check the location you are going to visit for their schedule. Court Hearings for Traffic Infractions The Traffic Division of the County Court is set-up to hear most criminal traffic, civil traffic infractions and parking ticket cases. It means smooth braking, smooth steering inputs, smooth acceleration, etc. The fine is doubled for a second or subsequent conviction within 12 months when speed exceeds the limit by 30 mph or more. When coming to a stop sign When coming to a stop sign or an stop or red light is important to stop before the white line in the road.
Please note that appointment availability varies greatly by location, especially for road tests. You may also pay in person with the clerk if the county or issuing city forwarded the violation to our office. A person may not elect to attend a defensive driving course in lieu of a court appearance. When changing lanes When changing lanes is important to do the following: First Signal, then look in your rearview mirror all by your side mirror, look over your shoulder, and if is safe, then you can go. .
Our office may be able to assist in reinstating your license. Fines are distributed to various funds established by the legislature with a portion being returned to the issuing law enforcement agency and a service charge retained by the Clerk of the Circuit Court. But you must know that prior to obtaining a new drivers license, the applicants must fulfill the requirements devised and pass the written and driving test. This can be accomplished by calling the Clerk's Customer Information Center at 727 464-7000 during or online by utilizing our. Tickets must be satisfied in the county in which they were issued.
The suspension date listed on the letter goes into effect at midnight on that date. To submit a public records request:. Passing over a double yellow or a white line is a great way to fail your driver's test so make sure to take it wide enough, stay in the guidelines when you're making left turns and not cut any corners. You may not pay for it in Pinellas County. A court appearance is not required, except in cases where the violation involves an accident or property damage, speed thirty 30 miles or more over the posted speed limit or leaving a child unattended with the motor running. If The Law Offices of Alexander B. Some must involve the , and for others you must contact the Clerk for the county in which the violation occurred.
All Pinellas offices are county tax collector-sponsored service centers. Dont be aggressive Drive defensively not aggressively. For additional information, please see the for the issuing jurisdiction. Driver license transcripts may be purchased at the following locations: 14250 49th St. Only one election to satisfy one traffic violation in twelve 12 months or five 5 in a lifetime may be made.
Please follow the directions provided with the issued ticket. About mirrors Before leaving the parking lot and getting out on the road is important to adjust your mirrors, your seat position, steering wheel position and of course fasten your seatbelt. For example, if you received a traffic ticket in Tampa, Florida, you must pay for it in Hillsborough County. When changing more than 1 lanes at the same time If you're going over multiple Lanes always go from one lane to the next, pause for a little bit of time, then turn your turning indicator on, look at both mirrors over shoulder, go to the next line, pause and then go to the next. Monday through Friday Hours will vary during Early Voting Deborah Clark, Supervisor of Elections, Pinellas County 13001 Starkey Rd. Please allow 5-7 days for our office to receive and process your citation before attempting to make an election.
However, it will not in any way constitute a referral or endorsement. That means checking your mirrors constantly: Your rearview mirror, your side mirrors, looking over your shoulder. Pulling out onto a high speed street Always give yourself plenty of time when pulling out onto a street with a high speed limit. We make no warranty or guarantee regarding the accuracy or reliability of the content on this site. Road tests are by appointment only.
You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. The Fee Schedule is also available in any of the Clerk's office locations. Drive as smooth as possible Always be as smooth as possible. Criminal traffic cases are heard by County Judges. If you elect to attend, but fail to satisfy the requirements, the election will still count toward the five allowed.