33rd Street Bail Bonds Warns Drivers of Penalties If Caught Speeding in School Zones
Orlando, FL, August 04, 2018 — 33rd Street Bail Bonds in Orlando, Florida encourage drivers to be aware when driving as students in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Volusia counties will be heading back to school soon. Russ Pacala, owner of 33rd Street Bail Bonds stated, “Drivers need to pay attention when driving near school zones. In the next few weeks, drivers need to be prepared for the new school year by looking for the school zones that they pass on their daily routes to work. Distracted driving in these areas can have serious consequences and heavy fines and ticketing.”
The speed limit in Florida school zones can be up to 20 mph. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, special speed limit signs are posted around schools to alert drivers as they enter the zone. These signs have flashing lights that tell drivers when the lower speed limit is in effect. Kids will be crossing the street on foot and on their bicycles. There will be extra heavy traffic of parents picking up their kids.
Additionally, there will be school buses entering and exiting the school. 33rd Street Bail Bond encourages drivers to pay special attention when school buses are present. When a school bus stops and its red lights are flashing drivers must stop. Drivers should never pass a school bus that is loading or unloading children. Passing a stopped school bus is very dangerous and can carry a 4-point infraction. Be aware that fines are doubled for speeding in a construction or school zones. There is a minimum fine of $165 and if drivers pass on the side where children enter and exit the school bus, they could receive a minimum fine of $265. If injury occurs drivers can be required to do community service, have their license suspended and incur a $1,500 fine. Know the laws about stopping for school buses. All drivers moving in either direction on a two-way street must stop for a school bus displaying a stop signal and must remain stopped until the road is clear of children and the school bus stop arm is withdrawn. On a highway divided by a paved median, all drivers moving in either direction must stop for a school bus displaying a stop signal and must remain stopped until the road is clear of children and the school bus stop arm is withdrawn.
The staff 33rd Street Bail Bonds hopes drivers will be attentive behind the wheel to students heading back to school. Pacala added, “The month of August will already be busy on the roadways with all of the road construction underway in the greater Orlando area. Adding school buses and parents driving their kids to and from school requires drivers to have extra patience and a bit of caution to keep everybody safe. Kids walking or riding their bikes to and from school require drivers to be extra cautious as kids can be unpredictable.”
33rd Street Bail Bonds is the oldest Orlando bail bonds agency in Central Florida. They are available year-round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information consumers are encouraged to visit online at http://bailorlando.com/ or call 407-425-7200 or 407-425-3303. Their experienced bail bondsmen will walk defendants through the bail bond process and offer an empathetic ear. They have been helping clients since 1971 in Orlando, MetroWest, Pine Hills, Maitland, Conway, Windermere, Winter Park, Casselberry, Longwood, Sanford and Lake Mary. 33rd Street Bail Bonds is licensed to bail clients out of jails throughout Central Florida including those jails in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Volusia and Osceola counties. Defendants wanting fast bail now always rely on 33rd Street Bail Bonds located 4 minutes west of Orlando County Jail at 2480 33rd Street, Orlando, FL 32839.
33rd Street Bail Bonds is available to bond clients from jail for a variety of charges including domestic violence, drugs, drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, tax evasion, theft, drugs, drug paraphernalia and much more.
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