FAQ: Car And Motorcycle Accidents

CAN MY CHILDREN WHO ARE UNDER 16 DRIVE AN ATV OR GO-KART IN OCALA?

Yes it is legal for a child under 16 to operate a ATV, but only on private or unpaved public land where the speed limit is less than 35 mph and only if certain requirements are met. Those under 16. Must be directly supervised by a licensed driver; and Must wear a safety helmet, over-the-ankle […]

CAN I ONLY OPERATE MY ATV OR GO-KART ON MY PROPERTY OR I CAN ACTUALLY RIDE IT ON THE STREET IN GAINESVILLE?

In Florida, you may operate an ATV or go-kart only on private land or on unpaved public roadways where the speed limit is less than 35 mph. If you decide to operate an ATV or a go-kart on an unpaved public roadway, you can do so only during daytime. You are also prohibited from carrying […]

DO I HAVE TO MOVE OVER OR SLOW DOWN FOR A TOW-TRUCK ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD WITH ITS LIGHTS FLASHING?

YES, that is correct! It is called Florida’s Move Over Law, which was enacted in 2002, for the purpose of protecting first responders while performing their jobs. The law includes tow-trucks, patrol cars, and any emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road with its lights flashing. Here is what you need to know […]