Morgantown, WV asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania

Q: I was pulled over by a PA trooper for leaving the road....what will my citation be in the mail? Will I get one?

He asked me if I was aware how far off the road I was. To my knowledge I wasn't off the road at all. I sneezed a big one though and might have left the road for a second. He took my license and registration, looked briefly at my registration and then went back to his car. Came back and ask me if I had been drinking it was under the influence. I told him I absolutely was not just maybe a bit tired as I had been driving for the last two hours but was almost home after picking my brother up from the hospital and taking him home. He asked me if I had been texting. I was not so I said as much. He said that being tired was as bad as drinking a case of beer and I would be getting a citation in the mail but that he believed me and told me to follow the instructions. I have no idea what the citation is going to be for as he never did any testing on me and I never got out of my car.

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Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Yardley, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Sounds like you will be getting a ticket in the mail. Call a lawyer when you get it and make sure you research whether you will get points.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: could be anything from failure to have control over the vehicle to driving on leanes not marked for traffic.

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