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I recently got a speeding ticket in Georgia. I live in

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Hello, I recently got...

Hello, I recently got a speeding ticket in Georgia. I live in Florida and have already paid the ticket. Will this violation result in points being added to my license?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

My home state is Florida. I got the citation in Georgia.

Lawyer's Assistant: Do you need to appear in court?

No

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Traffic Law
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Traffic Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Yes, if the violation is an offense that earns points in Florida. For example, if you get a speeding ticket for going 14 miles above the speed limit outside Florida, you will earn 3 points on your Florida record. It does not matter how many points the other states would assess against their drivers-Florida treats this as though the ticket was received in Florida.

Likely you get points here under Florida law for the Georgia ticket.

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http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/faqpoints.html

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