Q: I did not yield to an ambulance in Missouri. Can this ticket result in jail time?
I did not yield to an ambulance in Missouri's outer road. It was snowing and I was afraid of sliding and hitting the ambulance so I did not stop. I am sure I will get a ticket in the mail (St. Charles county court said $180 fine) but I want to know if jail time or license revoking is standard with the fine.
A: It just depends on the details of the case, your criminal history, your driving record, whether anyone was injured, whether your vehicle was insured, which court your case is being prosecuted in, etc. If you want to get this traffic ticket reduced to a non-moving, no-point infraction, you will have to have an attorney represent you, and you will end up paying a slightly higher fine plus court costs, but you probably won't have to appear in court.
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