Franklin, TN asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: I am from California and was visiting Dover, TN. I got speeding citation going 48mph in a 20 mph school zone.

This was a complete mistake as my wife and I were lost. It was July and in California Schools have not been in session in over a 1 yr and half. Apparently summer school was in session in Dover. I have also not had a traffic violation in over 20 years. Do you think they will allow me to take a defensive driving class?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: A violation in a school zone makes it more likely for a conviction. Go to Court in a respectful fashion and maybe some type of diversion will be offered. Bring cash to pay everything that day.

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