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Is Your Florida Driver's License Suspended? FL Driver's License Check
Driving while your privilege is under suspension or revocation can carry serious criminal penalties. In Florida, a third such conviction is even treated as a felony. This can result in incarceration within the state prison system for a period of up to five years. Take a moment to use our website to do a Florida drivers license check. If your privilege to drive is suspended, we may be able to help.
Our office routinely represents people charged within Pinellas County, Florida with the offense of “Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.” If you are charged with this offense, you should contact our office and schedule an appointment for a free consultation. Often, the sooner that our office becomes involved in your case, the more options that may be available to you. Discussing the facts and circumstances surrounding your license suspension/revocation and the mitigating factors associated with your driving may be of help in resolving your case favorably. Call our office for a free consultation at (727) 578-0303
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Read our webpage on defending a suspended driver’s license charge.
Q: What if the Law Office of Russo & Russo needs to review the driving record for my case?
A: Our St. Petersburg law office has secured the rights to a private computerized driver’s license record service that provides us with immediate and up-to-date access to your driving history. Whenver the need arises, our office can use this service to view your driver’s license status, discover what issues may be affecting your privilege to drive, and formulate a strategy to help.
We have collected the information found below in an effort to help you avoid placing yourself in the position of being arrested or charged for “Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.” The following information is also provided to help you determine the current status of you Florida driver’s license and to take steps in an effort to reinstate your privilege to drive.
Q: What if I am not represented by Russo & Russo, but need a copy of my driver’s license record immediately?
A: This information is not available via the internet for free. However, it may be available for a fee from private vendors. Also, contrary to popular belief, your local driver’s license office will not provide you with a copy of your driver’s license record. (See the next question for information on obtaining a driver’s license record from the DHSMV by mail.) However, our office has learned that you can secure this document for a small fee from the Hillsborough County Clerk of Court located at 9309 North Florida Avenue, Suite 103 in Tampa. (Telephone: 813-276-8200). To our knowledge, it is not available from any Pinellas County government source.
Q: How can I get a copy of my driving record by mail?
A: To obtain a copy of a driving record from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, you can submit a written request which includes your full name, date of birth, social security number, Florida driver license number (if available) and the address where the record is to be sent, along with the appropriate fee to:
Bureau of Records
P.O. Box 5775
Tallahassee, Florida 32314-5775
If you wish to use express mail, you should send your request to:
Bureau of Records
2900 Apalachee Parkway, MS 90
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0575.
Cost for these records:
$3.10 7-year (complete)
$3.10 3-year or 7-year (certified)
You may pay by personal check or money order made payable to the Division of Driver Licenses.
Q: There are errors revealed on my Florida drivers license check. How can I get them corrected?
A: You should contact the Bureau of Customer Service at (850) 922-9000 to have the record reviewed.
Q: I don’t know the current status of my Florida driver’s license. How can I find out?
A: The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has created a web page that allows you to quickly discover the current status of your driving privilege in Florida. In order to access this information via the web, you must have a Florida driver’s license number.
Our office routinely represents people who have had the driver’s license suspended and are facing a civil or criminal charge in court. Having the advice of an experienced attorney can be critical in resolving the matter so as to insure against future driver’s license suspensions. In some cases, we may even be able to help you get your driver’s license fully reinstated by solving the underlying issues.