Failure to Yield in Florida
Put a Miami Traffic Ticket Lawyer to Work for You
Like any state, Florida places high importance on the need to follow traffic
laws. Not doing so can result in serious accidents and life-threatening
injuries. If your recent failure to yield while driving charge resulted
in a car accident and potential points against your license, our firm can help.
At Parks & Braxton, PA, our Miami traffic ticket lawyer is equipped
with more than three decades of experience and can provide you with the
aggressive defense that your case requires. For a free case evaluation
and 24/7 support, call on us!
Common Failure to Yield Incidents
It seems that accidents happen every day due to a driver's failure
to yield. It can happen under a wide variety of circumstances and for
many different reasons.
Some of the most common failure-to-yield accidents occur when drivers:
- Hit pedestrians or bikes crossing in front of the stoplight
- Merge onto freeways
- Move through intersections without looking
- Back up from parking spaces or driveways
- Turn left and do not properly yield
Unfortunately, any number of these situations can create a serious accident.
It is always better to err on the side of caution when it comes to yielding
in your vehicle. Failure to yield can occur due to driver fatigue, misjudging
speeds or distances of others, driving too aggressively, and speeding.
Penalties for Failure to Yield
If you have been charged for failure to yield, it can result in several
different penalties. Penalties may include traffic fines up to $500, a
citation that will remain on your record if you are convicted, and if
this is a repeated occurrence, your license may be suspended. In some
cases, insurance companies will also raise your rates when involved in
The charges associated with a failure to yield incidents do not have to
remain with you forever. A Miami traffic ticket lawyer is equipped to
explore every avenue of your case and will work tirelessly for the best
Don't let this traffic violation affect your driving record.
Call us for a free case evaluation.