Memphis, TN asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: I was ticketed for going 94 in a 70. Could I go to jail for this? What I do to make sure going to jail don’t happen?

I was in Brinkley Arkansas

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Paul E. Tennison
Paul E. Tennison
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: The ticket you were given should contain the information about what is required of you. Most of the time, you simply pay the fine and all that happens is the ticket is also on your driving record. If you have enough traffic incidents, the state where you are licensed could suspend your drivers license. Unless the officer takes you into custody immediately, traffic violations do not usually result in jail time. Read the ticket, pay the fine, be more careful when driving in the future. Good luck.

Anthony M. Avery agrees with this answer

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