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Habitual Traffic Offender/HTO
Habitual Traffic Offender/HTO

If you have been arrested as a Habitual Traffic Offender and charged with an "HTO," be advised that this is a third degree felony. Any third degree felony is punishable by up to 5 years in state prison. In Florida, the Department of Motor Vehicles can designate a driver as ...

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