. In the state of Florida, driving is a privilege and if one of the following conditions occurs, you could lose your license:
-Drug or alcohol addiction
-Your license is suspended or revoked in any state
If you break the law or become an unsafe driver, your license can be:
A license can be suspended if:
-You do not stop for a school bus
- You fail to pay child support
A license must be revoked if you are found guilty of or DMV records show:
-Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other controlled substances
- Not stopping to give assistance when your vehicle in a crash causes death or personal injury
- Three (3) major offenses or 15 offenses for which you recieve points within a 5-year period
. Fines are tripled when infractions occur within a school zone or construction zone.
Your license can be suspended if you receive:
-12 point within a 12-month period
-18 points within a 18-month period
-24 points within a 36-month period
Your license can be suspended for 30 days if you receive:
-12 points in one year
Drivers under the age of 18 who accumulate four or more points within a 12-month period will:
-Have their license restricted for one year to business driving only
Drug and alcohol consumption shows effects such as:
- Slow reaction
Zero tolerance states that any driver under 21 years of age who has a breath or blood alcohol level of .02 or higher will automatically have their driving privilege suspended for one year.
People who drive after drinking may risk:
-Loss of license
A DUI conviction will remain on your driving record for 75 years
Zero tolerance states that any driver under 21 years of age who refuses to take a breath analyzer test will automatically have their license suspended for one year.
It takes 30 minutes for alcohol to reach your brain and affect your judgment while driving.
Alcohol affects people negatively by:
-Slowing reflex and reaction time
It takes three alcoholic drinks to affect your driving.
If you plan to drink alcohol while out, plan ahead so you do not drink and drive by:
-Appoint a designated driver who is not drinking
-Use public transportation or a cab
In the state of Florida, the Implied Consent Law means you have agreed to take a blood, urine or breath test if requested by a law enforcement officer who suspects you're under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs.
Prescription drugs never effect your ability to drive
Which emotions may negatively impact your ability to drive well:
Which of the following violations could put you in jail:
-Giving false statements to an officer or in a courtroom
-Failing to make a crash report
-Allowing an unlicensed person to use your car
In Florida, you are required to have the following motor vehicle insurance:
-Financial Responsibility Law
If you do not have the proper motor vehicle insurance, your license can be suspended for
-Up to 3 years
The Florida No-Fault Law states drivers must have insurance policies with a minimum of $10,000 for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and $10,000 for Property Damage Liability (PDL.)
If you are in a traffic accident, it is your responsibility to:
-Report the crash
-Move your car if it is blocking traffic
Florida law only requires passengers in the front seat to wear seat belts.
What is the number one violation drivers are convicted of?:
If you double the speed of a car, you increase its force of impact by ___ times:
In Florida, who has the right-of-way
At stop signs, you must yield the right-of-way to all other traffic and pedestrians.
On a two-way street or highway, if a school bus is stopped and has the bus signal on you must:
-Stop until the bus signal has been withdrawn
On a four-lane road, only drive in the left lane if you are overtaking and passing another vehicle.
When passing another vehicle you should:
-Stay a safe distance behind the vehicle you're going to pass
-Give your signal before changing lanes
-Return to the right side of the road once you see the vehicle you passed in your rearview mirror
You may not pass when:
-A solid yellow line is painted on your side of the center line
-Within a 100 feet of a bridge or railroad crossing