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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) 557-8686 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) 557-8686 today.

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

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