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For many, vehicles are more than just a way to get from Point A to Point B. They’re a long-term project and hobby. Drivers can spend several thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours working on their car and modifying it to their liking. After putting so much into their vehicle, they’re likely excited to show it off.

While high speeds can be exhilarating, racing on public streets could bring your future with your car to a screeching halt. If you’ve been arrested for street racing, you need powerful legal defense.

Call my Miami office at (305) 330-1976 to schedule your free initial case review.

What Is Street Racing?

Florida law prohibits participation in speed competitions on public highways, roadways, and parking lots. This includes:

  • Racing
  • Partaking in an acceleration contest
  • Testing a car’s endurance
  • Showing off a car’s speed in front of spectators

Individuals are prohibited from being the driver in any such event. In addition, an individual is not allowed to coordinate, facilitate, or collect money for a race, nor can they ride as a passenger in a car they know is involved in a race.

Drivers could be charged for street racing in any vehicle, including trucks, vans, motorcycles, ATVs, and dirt bikes.

Penalties for Street Racing

Street racing is a first-degree misdemeanor offense in Florida. If convicted, a driver could face:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to $1,000 in fines
  • Up to one year driver’s license revocation

These penalties are escalated for repeat offenders. If convicted for a second time within 5 years of the first charge, the driver will face:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to $3,000 in fines
  • Up to two years driver’s license revocation

Drivers convicted of a third or subsequent offenses will face:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to $5,000 in fines
  • Up to four years driver’s license revocation

In addition to these criminal penalties, a convicted driver could have their vehicle impounded, their insurance costs raised, or even lose their car insurance coverage altogether. For second and subsequent offenses within five years, their vehicle, rather than being impounded, could be seized and forfeited altogether.

If you’ve been arrested for a street racing offense, you must recruit aggressive legal defense immediately. With over 30 years of experience in criminal defense and a background in prosecution, I’m intimately familiar with every facet of these charges. Let me put my knowledge to work to fight against a conviction. Contact me online or at (305) 330-1976 for more information

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