Florida Driver License Application Laws
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Florida Driver License Application Laws

Test your knowledge of Florida laws regarding driver license applications and privileges. Learn about the penalties for providing false information, permitting unlicensed persons to drive, and the consequences of these actions.

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According to Florida law, what is the maximum penalty for using fraud in a driver's license or ID card application?

Up to 5 years in prison, a $5,000 fine, and suspension of any existing driving privilege for at least 1 year

What is the penalty for permitting or authorizing an unlicensed person to drive a motor vehicle in Florida?

Up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine

If an unlicensed person permitted to drive a vehicle is involved in a crash resulting in bodily injury or death, what may happen to the person who permitted the unlicensed driver?

Their license may be suspended for 1 year

What is the purpose of collecting personal information during the licensing process in Florida?

<p>For records management, driver improvement, financial responsibility, and law enforcement purposes</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to Florida's Public Records Law, is personal information such as name, address, and driver's license number exempt from public disclosure?

<p>It is exempt from public disclosure, but can be given to law enforcement agencies and other entities permitted by law</p> Signup and view all the answers

If an individual does not provide the required personal information during the licensing process in Florida, what will happen?

<p>They will not receive a driver's license or ID card</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Driver License and ID Card Applications

  • Florida law prohibits using a false name, making a false statement, concealing a material fact, or using fraud in an application for a driver license or ID card.
  • The penalty for violating this law can be up to five years in prison, a $5,000 fine, and suspension of any existing driving privilege for at least one year.

Permitting Unlicensed Driving

  • It is illegal to permit or authorize an unlicensed person to drive a motor vehicle.
  • The penalty for doing so can result in a 60-day jail sentence and a $500 fine.
  • If the vehicle is involved in a crash resulting in bodily injury or death of any person, the person who permitted the unlicensed person to drive may have their license suspended for one year.

Public Records

  • Florida law requires FLHSMV to collect certain personal information during the licensing process.
  • This information is used for records management, driver improvement, financial responsibility, and law enforcement purposes.
  • Failure to provide the required information means you will not receive a driver license or ID card.
  • Florida's Public Records Law makes all records made or received by FLHSMV in the course of its official business available for inspection, unless specifically exempted by law.
  • Personal information, including name, address, and driver license number, is exempt from public disclosure, but may be given to law enforcement agencies and other entities permitted by law to access the information.

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