Ellenwood, GA asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia

Q: can the police give you a ticket and they didn't see you driving?

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Anitra Walker
Anitra Walker
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, this happens all of the time in the case of car accidents. In most of these cases, police do not witness the actual accident. They must, to the best of their ability, determine the circumstances which caused the accident using their own observations upon arrival, the testimony of the drivers, and the testimony of witnesses (if any). If the police have given you a citation for an infraction they did not witness and you would like to contest the ticket, I strongly suggest you contact and hire a traffic attorney before moving forward.

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