Right-on-Red Violations

Under Florida Statute Section, 316.0083, a city or county may not issue a notice of violation and a traffic citation for a right on red violation if the motorist makes the right-hand turn in a “careful and prudent manner.” See Florida Statute 316.0083, (1)(a) and (2), F.S.

The phrase “careful and prudent manner” was not originally defined in the statutory scheme. Most courts interpret the term “careful and prudent manner” for the purpose of issuing a red light camera citation for a right-on-red violation as coming to a complete stop before turning right at those intersections where a right-hand turn is permissible) even if the driver has stopped beyond the stop line. 

Attorneys for "Right on Red" Violations

If you were issued a notice or UTC for a right on red violation involving a red light camera, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Meltzer & Bell, P.A.. We represent clients on red light tickets and right-on-red violations throughout Palm Beach County and Broward County.

With offices located in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, our traffic ticket lawyers can help you fight your ticket. Let us put our experience to work for you. Call (561) 515-5834 today. 


The Red Light Camera Program Analysis by the Florida DHSMV

In December 2012, the DHSMV released its Red Light Camera Program Analysis, after collecting information through an online survey. The analysis focused on three specific areas: 

  1. procedural information;
  2. statistical data; and
  3. enhancement to traffic safety.

Attorney for Right on Red Violations in Palm Beach and Broward County

If you were issued a violation for a right-on-red violation, then contact an experienced attorney at Meltzer & Bell, P.A.. With offices in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, we fight red light cameras throughout Palm Beach County and Broward County, FL. 

Call us for a free consultation. Let our experienced traffic ticket lawyers in Florida fight your case. 


This article was last updated on Monday, November 1, 2016.

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