In the state of Florida drivers who accumulate too many driving-related offenses may have their driver licenses suspended, and in extreme cases they could be designated Habitual Traffic Offenders and have their driver licenses revoked for 5 years. In order to get your license reinstated or to qualify for a Hardship License you will generally need to take the Advanced Driver Improvement (ADI) course like the one offered online by Ticket School.
How the Florida ADI Course Helps for a Suspended License
For those drivers that have their license suspended, the number of points and length of suspension are as follows:
- 30-day suspension for 12 points in 12 months
- 3-month suspension for 18 points in 18 months
- 12-month suspension for 24 points in 36 months
Fortunately, if your license has been suspended due to accumulating too many points on your license you may have the option of taking and completing the Florida Advanced Driver Improvement (ADI) course in order to have your license reinstated.
Understanding Florida’s Habitual Traffic Offender Process
In addition to the suspensions discussed above, Florida drivers who have been deemed Habitual Traffic Offenders can have their driver licenses revoked for up to 5 years. There are two general situations in which the State of Florida may issue a Habitual Traffic Offender revocation notice against a driver: 3 major driving-related convictions or 15 general driving-related convictions.
Florida drivers who are convicted of 3 or more of the following major driving offenses in separate acts are subject to being deemed a Habitual Traffic Offender:
- Driving with a suspended or revoked license
- Committing a DUI (driving under the influence) offense
- Committing a felony that involved the use of a motor vehicle
- Vehicular manslaughter
- Leaving the scene of a major accident without offering aid
Florida drivers may also be deemed a Habitual Traffic Offenders for receiving 15 regular driving-related convictions for things like moving moving traffic offenses (speeding, illegal lane change, etc.).
Applying for a Hardship License
After one year from the time of the Habitual Traffic Offender revocation, drivers are eligible to apply for a Florida Hardship License if they register for a Florida ADI course like the one offered by Ticket School. Drivers who are not classified as HTOs, but who have their licenses suspended are also eligible for hardship licenses while they are working on the ADI class. Your Florida Hardship License will allow you to drive to and from work, thereby preventing or alleviating a financial hardship. In order to apply for a hardship license you will need to submit your ADI enrollment letter along with your application.
Receiving Your Florida ADI Enrollment Letter with Ticket School
Ticket School understands how important it is for drivers with suspended or revoked licenses to get their Florida Hardship Licenses as quickly as possible. That is why there is a fast, convenient solution for getting your enrollment letter after registering for the Florida ADI course. After registration you will have the option of paying an extra fee to immediately receive an electronic copy of your enrollment letter that you can then download and print for immediate use with your hardship application. If you do not wish to receive the electronic enrollment letter immediately you will also have the option of waiting for a paper copy to arrive in the mail at no additional cost.