Legal Question in Traffic Law in Florida

I made a U turn when I should have yielded to oncoming traffic (it was a mistake) and I almost caused an accident but thank goodness everything turned out alright. I was not ticketed as there were no police officers who saw this. Could I be reported by another driver(S) and recieve a ticket or would an officer have to see it in order for me to get a ticket for almost causing an accident?

Asked on 4/15/13, 9:43 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Craig Epifanio Craig Epifanio, P.A.

Since no officer was present and no crash happened, then the answer is no you can't get a ticket.

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Answered on 4/15/13, 9:57 am
Natalie Hall The Law Office of Natalie D. Hall, P.A.

Since there was no accident, an officer would have had to observe the incident.

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Answered on 4/15/13, 10:15 am


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