and others traveling through Florida are safe from higher traffic
fines – at least for this year.
state’s Legislature failed to pass HB189, which would have increased
moving violation fines $25 and increase nonmoving violation fines
by $10. The bill also contained even harsher financial penalties
for more serious violations, adding $500 to any fine paid by a person
convicted of drunken driving, reckless driving or leaving the scene
of an accident.
bill failed to pass by the end of the regular session and was not
added to the special session that followed.