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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: Was found at fault in an accident last May due to running a red light. I completed traffic school and paid the fine.

Right now, my driving record does not list anything accident-related under convictions, but does list that the accident occurred, below that. I was involved in another accident yesterday and could be found at fault. Everyone is fine. But I am wondering how many points are currently on my record, if... Read more »

Randy Sarmiento
Randy Sarmiento answered on Jan 18, 2018

The best method to determine the amount of points on your record would be ordering a DMV license printout. You cannot attend traffic school to remove an accident on your record. Traffic school is only available for a traffic infraction.

Generally, if you obtain more than 4 points within a...
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Q: i got a ticket for 1300..

i got a ticket for 1300 for not having insurance n licence on me. this was a year ago.. if i have proof of both can i get out of it?

Randy Sarmiento
Randy Sarmiento answered on Jan 18, 2018

Several variables must be considered by the judge in order for them to reduce, or dismiss any violations. If you had insurance at the time of the stop, but did not have a copy of your policy with you, that would likely be reduced or dismissed. Generally, the same would be applicable with a license.... Read more »

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Q: I have 3 speeding tickets for them I didn't go to court. My licence is suspended that this time. I don't have the money

Can I do jail time to clear this. And how long would I do.

Randy Sarmiento
Randy Sarmiento answered on Jan 18, 2018

Typically on traffic infractions jail is not an option or rarely exercised and requested. If jail was an option, I would suspect it would be minimal. In the alternative, community service is available if you qualify.

In addition, you should be aware that you may only attend traffic school...
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