Lancaster, PA asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania

Q: Two identical traffic tickets filed at separate DJ offices on separate dates. Statute of Limitation apply?

I received a traffic ticket for unsafe lane change in May. The same ticket from another DJ office in August. Docket on both the 1st dismissed on 8/6 & 2nd one was filed. Officer did not file the original ticket at the correct DJ office. Can I claim statue of limitation since the 2nd ticket was filed 84 days afterward. I was driving on 30 left lane, the car on the right was driving at the same speed, we were passing an exit & there were cars merging onto 30 just behind the car to my right & so I sped up enough to pass the car on my right as my exit was the coming up. I was pulled over by a plain clothes state trooper in an unmarked car (the car to my right). He initially stated that I did not use my turn signal which I immediately argued was untrue, then I had been speeding & I mentioned that I was driving the same speed as him. He did not believe I owned my car until I provided my title & license. He did not say anything about unsafe lane chg before leaving & then I get this tkt 2x.

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Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein
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  • Yardley, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: There is a 30 day statute of limitations for traffic tickets. Get a lawyer to go to court to fight it. Good luck!

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