Law and public safety

UF quarterback Richardson faces fine of about $375 in speeding case, based on review of similar tickets across Florida

Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is expected in a courtroom Wednesday to learn what punishment a judge might hand down if he were convicted of speeding 105 mph. A review of similar traffic cases across Florida indicates he likely would be fined a few hundred dollars and would not lose his license.

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GPD reminds motorists about Florida law on excessive stereo noise

The Gainesville Police Department recently informed drivers about the enactment of a Florida Law which prohibits loud sound-making devices from vehicles.  This law prohibits anyone in a motor vehicle near a church, school, or hospital from amplifying noise deemed plainly audible from 25 feet or more. Graham Glover, GPD public …

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