Clyde, NC asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina

Q: I’m 16 and got a speeding ticket July 5 doing 83 in a 55 it was low traffic and cloudy weather

My court date was supposed to be September 4th but got pushed back to November why was it pushed back and will I get my licenses suspended

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Kristen Dewar
Kristen Dewar
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Concord, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Since courts in NC have resumed operations in June, most jurisdictions have either postponed traffic court or reduced the number of cases they are hearing per court session, due to the COVID social distancing requirements and the limited space we have in many of our courtrooms around the state. As such, the Clerk of Court has been rescheduling court dates to allow for that. If I had to guess, that's likely why your court date got pushed back. Speeding 83mph in a 55mph zone means that if you're convicted as charged, there will be Insurance and Driver's License points to be concerned about. As for if you're facing suspension, I recommend consulting with an experienced traffic attorney in the county where you received this ticket, who can review your driving history and advise you accordingly - your driving history here is key to answering your question.

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