Houston, TX asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas

Q: New court date to show insurance under my name. Got pulled over before court and hit with another no insurance. what now

Went to my first court date late January and the judge gave me until April to show an insurance policy under my name. 1 week later I got pulled over again with no insurance and have another court date before April. What can I do?

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: Facing a second charge for driving without insurance before the deadline to present proof of insurance complicates your situation. In Texas, driving without insurance is taken seriously and can result in fines, surcharges, and potentially even license suspension. For your upcoming court date, it's crucial to secure auto insurance as soon as possible if you haven't already. Demonstrating that you have obtained insurance might help mitigate the situation, although it does not retroactively legitimize driving uninsured at the time of the second stop. It's possible that showing progress towards compliance, such as acquiring insurance before your next court appearance, could positively influence the judge's decision, but outcomes can vary widely based on the specifics of your case and local legal practices.

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