Hilliard, OH asked in Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Ohio

Q: I got pulled over for the first time the other day for going 80 in a 65 and since I’m 16 I need to appear in court.

Will they take away my liscence? Give me a ticket? Or make me take an additional driving class? Also would they drug test me?

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Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: All of those penalties are up to the judge, who will likely feel that an inexperienced driver going 80 mph is totally irresponsible, and endangers the lives of others. Driving is a privilege, not a right, so when you endanger others, expect not to be driving for a while. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who handles traffic citations.

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