Getting caught driving without a license in Florida

It is never legal in the United States to drive any vehicle without a valid driver's license. In the same way, there are different types of licenses for vehicles, therefore you cannot drive certain trucks and motorcycles unless you have a license to be able to do so. Being caught driving in the state of Florida without the correct type of license, or without a valid license, can be serious. It is important that you take action fast when you have been convicted of this.

There is a big difference between driving a vehicle without a license, and driving a vehicle without being able to prove that you have a license. For example, if you are pulled over by law enforcement when you are driving, and you do not have your driver's license with you, this is not a crime. You must be able to show that you do have a valid license at home, however, in order to show that you are following the law.

What will happen if I get caught driving without any license?

If you do not have a driver's license or you have had your license suspended, you will not be able to give proof of having a driver's license. Therefore, there will probably be legal consequences that you will have to face. This is why it is very important that you take action as soon as possible after you have been accused of driving without a driver's license.

Driving without a license in Florida is usually charged as a second-degree misdemeanor. This means that you may face a $500 fine, or six months in jail. This depends on the circumstances that you are in. If your license expired less that four months before the time that you are driving, you will probably be charged a smaller fine. If you were found to be driving after your driver's license was suspended after a DUI charge, the consequences could be much more serious.

If you have been found to be driving without a driver's license in Florida, you should take action immediately for the best possible result.

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