Orange County deputy calls father after he says 16-year-old son clocked driving 132 mph on I-4

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Law enforcement is warning teenagers to slow down if they plan to hit the road as they return to the classroom.


Deputies around Orange County said they are seeing a rise in teenage drivers speeding and being reckless behind the wheel.

One Orange County deputy recently recorded a 16-year-old driver going 132 mph on Interstate 4.

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With more teens getting behind the wheel this back-to-school season, troopers are stressing the importance of safe driving.

Deputies want parents to set good driving examples for their kids and monitor their driving habits.

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In Florida, driving 30 miles over the speed limit is a mandatory court appearance and a fine of $354. Going 50 miles over is a $1,150 fine and a court date.

As for arrests, that varies case-by-case. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has different guidelines in place when dealing with juveniles.

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Deputies said speeding is an issue across all age groups.

See more in the video above.

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