If you do not elect the school option this is what you have
to look forward to.
Source Document: Florida Driver Handbook, Chapter 2
Every driver who gets a license must drive safely to keep it. If you break the traffic laws or become an unsafe driver, your license can be taken away. It can be suspended, revoked, or canceled. When your license is suspended, it is temporarily taken away.
Your license can be suspended if you:
|Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in property damage of more than $50||6|
|Unlawful speed resulting in an accident||6|
|Any moving violation resulting in an accident||4|
|Passing a stopped school bus||4|
|Driving During Restricted Hours||4|
|Unlawful speed - 16 MPH or more over lawful or posted speed||4|
|Unlawful speed - 15 MPH or less over lawful or posted speed||3|
|All other moving violations (including parking on highway outside the limits of municipalities)||3|
|Improper equipment or vehicle in an unsafe condition||2|
|(Operator corrects defects within 10 days from the date the traffic citation was issued)||0|
|1. Total of 12 points within a 12-month period||30 days|
|2. Total of 18 points within an 18-month period,including points which cause suspension under No.1 above||90 days|
|3. Total of 24 points within a 36-month period, including points which cause suspension under No. 2 above||1 year|
Effective October 1, 1996, the law provides for restriction of driving privileges for drivers under 18 years of age with a Class D or E license based on the accumulation of 6 or more points. You will be issued a license for business purposes only for one year.