There are a few key points to consider since this new law has been passed:
- When Does This Apply?
- Sounds included are those made from a radio, tape player, or other mechanical device or instrument:
- When heard from a distance of 25 feet or more from the vehicle
- When louder than needed for convenient hearing in areas such as schools, churches, or hospitals
- Who Does this Apply to?
- Does not apply to political or business vehicles that use such devices during their normal hours of operation
- Does not apply to any horns or warning devices that are permitted by Florida Statute 316.271
- Does not apply to any law enforcement or emergency vehicles that require such devices to perform their job safely
If you are caught with your music playing too loud, you will be cited with a non-moving, non-criminal traffic infraction, with fees of no less than $114. No points will be assessed to your driver’s license.
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