Failure to Reduce Speed

If you received a ticket for “failing to reduce speed,” then contact an attorney at Meltzer & Bell, P.A. for any ticket in Broward County, Palm Beach County, or Miami-Dade County, FL. Under § 316.183(7), Fla. Stat., a noncriminal traffic infraction can be issued for driving too slowly for the conditions which is punishable as a moving violation.

The traffic ticket attorneys at Meltzer & Bell, P.A. have offices in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, FL. Our attorneys represent clients for driving violations throughout Palm Beach County and Broward County, FL. Call (561) 515-5834 today to discuss your case.

Our traffic ticket attorneys with offices in West Palm Beach and Miami, represent clients charged with a variety of moving violations including driving too slowly and speeding violations for speeding in a school zone or construction zone.

Attorney for “Failure to Reduced Speed” in West Palm Beach, FL

Under § 316.183(4), Fla. Stat., every driver must reduce a vehicle’s speed when any special hazard exists with respect to pedestrians or other traffic or by reason of weather or highway conditions including: 

  • approaching and crossing an intersection or railway grade crossing;
  • approaching and going around a curve;
  • approaching a hill crest; or
  • traveling upon any narrow or winding roadway. 

A violation of the statute that requires a driver to reduce speed is a noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a moving violation under § 316.183(7), Fla. Stat. 

If you were given a traffic ticket in West Palm Beach or Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, then contact an experienced attorney to fight your traffic ticket. We represent clients charged with failing to reduce their speed when approaching a hill crest, going around a curve, approaching an intersection, crossing a railway grade crossing, or because of weather or other highway conditions. Call (561) 515-5834 today.


This article was last updated on Friday, November 4, 2016.

Tell Us About Your Case

All fields are required. Form use does not create an attorney-client relationship

Money Back Guarantee*
No Points No School No Court Or your money back*
From $45.00* (Non-Moving)

* Some restrictions apply. Non-Criminal infractions only. Court costs additional, if any. Call for more information.

Client Testimonials for Meltzer & Bell, P.A.
Client Testimonials
  • ...A long weekend vacation in Palm Beach resulted in the potential for serious consequences that could have set me back in unimaginative ways. M+B was a truly incredible legal advocate and was always accessible within minutes to answer questions and discuss the progress of the case within the system - truly remarkable. I could not have retained better legal representation in my case in Palm Beach County.

    Anonymous
  • I just had to commend you on the outstanding job you did on behalf of your client in court yesterday. If my clients were ever to ask me if I know of a good DUI defense attorney, I know to whom I can refer them!

    A.A.
  • I was facing hard prison time and punishment. [Larry] did everything to pull strings and get me into rehab. After meeting with many therapists I finally got one to diagnose me successfully with Bipolar. Thanks to Larry I have been sober since 6/19/09. My health is great and my family life is amazing. It's because he saw something in me and my family that I wasn't just an alcoholic there was something that told me it was something else.

    A.P.
  • I was charged with a felony and facing the scary thought of losing my job, but thank you Attorney Steven Bell for helping me. Now I’m able to keep my job and take care of my family. I am truly amazed by your service, and you for understanding what I have to deal with. To me I’m very impressed by way you handled my case and was here to listen and make things OK!

    Y.E.
  • Mr. Steven Bell, Words cant explain how thankful I am for you and your firm. I was facing felony charges and even looking at doing 5 years in jail! Not only did you fight for me, you got my case dismissed and dropped. For that, I don't have words to say “thank you” you were always kind and believed in me. You looked for every opportunity and you won! Thank you for being my guardian angel in disguise and steering me in the right direction. You are forever my “too go guy” thank you soooo much!

    A.L.
Read More