Florida Statute Regarding Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device
Miami Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device Attorney
If you have received a traffic ticket for
failure to obey traffic control device you have come to the right place. Tickets for failure to obey a traffic control device
is a very common charge. They are considered moving violation so if you are convicted points will be assessed to your driver
license. Police officers cite drivers with failure to obey a traffic control device for any violation of traffic signs such
as: no u-turn, one way, yield, stop sign, etc.
316.074 Obedience to and required traffic control devices.-
(1) The driver
of any vehicle shall obey the instructions of any official traffic control device applicable thereto, placed in accordance
with the provisions of this chapter, unless otherwise directed by a police officer, subject to the exceptions granted the
driver of an authorized emergency vehicle in this chapter. (2) No person shall drive any vehicle from a roadway to another
roadway to avoid obeying the indicated traffic control indicated by such traffic control device. (3) No provision of
this chapter for which official traffic control devices are required shall be enforced against an alleged violator if at the
time and place of the alleged violation an official device is not in proper position and sufficiently legible to be seen by
an ordinarily observant person. Whenever a particular section does not state that official traffic control devices are required,
such section shall be effective even though no devices are erected or in place. (4) Whenever official traffic control
devices are placed in position approximately conforming to the requirements of this chapter, such devices shall be presumed
to have been so placed by the official act or direction of lawful authority unless the contrary shall be established by competent
evidence. (5) Any official traffic control device placed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and purporting to
conform to the lawful requirements pertaining to such devices shall be presumed to comply with the requirements of this chapter
unless the contrary shall be established by competent evidence. (6) A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic
infraction, punishable as a moving violation as provided in chapter 318.
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