Covington, KY asked in Trademark for Kentucky

Q: As a 16 yr old in ky, what right do I have after being pulled over by an officer?

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E. Seth Combs
E. Seth Combs
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Hindman, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: This is a broad question and could be better answered with some more facts. As a general rule, since you are a minor and presumably driving on a valid "learner's permit," you are subject to stricter requirements in some areas. For example, Kentucky uses a "points system" with regard to traffic violations. Adults are allowed to accumulate <X> number of points within a given time -- the <X> for minors is more strict. Another example is with regard to DUI -- adults are subject to the .08 Blood-Alcohol Content (BAC) limit while minors are subject to .02 BAC, which far more strict.

You should consult a lawyer licensed to practice in Kentucky to better assess your situation.

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