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Old 12-11-2008, 11:17 AM
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gashogg
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Default New tag law for motorcycles in Florida.

This is really going to screw alot of people at bike week this year.

316.2085(3) Motorcycle or moped license tag improperly affixed
This is classified as a moving violation.
First Offense: the violator must pay $1,000 plus any other costs assessed for a moving violation. Second Offense: the violator must pay a fine of $2,500, plus any other applicable costs assessed for a moving violation. The personís driver license must be revoked for a period of one year.
Third Offense: the violator will be charged with a third degree felony, punishable as provided in ss. 775.082, 775.083, and 775.084, a mandatory fine of $5,000, and the driver license must be revoked for a period of ten years


Details of what is legal for tag mounts:

Tag must be horizontal
Tag must be at rear most of the bike viewable from 100 feet away and can be seen from both sides of the bike
Tag must be lite with white light
There must be a reflector at the back of the bike (either on the tag or on the mount
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