Traffic Laws

The number of traffic laws in the books seems endless. From maintaining a certain distance while driving behind a car to driving within the speed limit, traffic laws discourage drivers from breaking them. The reasons for obeying traffic laws are innumerable but the main purpose is to protect everyone. The Florida DMV provides up-to-date information on Florida's traffic laws. To refresh your memory, visit their website here.




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