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Q: Traffic speeding ticket for over 99mph

Its on freeway for 75 mph limit but police mentioned 60 mph in ticket in Arkansas. Can anyone please tell me what will be the consequences of this. I have a good driving record with no violations or no tickets from past 6/8 years.Thank you

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Arkansas on
Q: Do i have to get out of the car if they wont tell me why and they say im not detained?

cop came from nowhere..chased up behind me with another cop in 2nd car with them saying the stop was for fictisous tags originally. wasnt possible so then he says my air freshner. asks me and the 2 pass. for I.ds..told him my tags was good. gave reg. &told my name cuz left my i.d at home. came... View More

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

In Arkansas, during a traffic stop, a police officer typically has the authority to ask the driver and passengers to exit the vehicle. This is based on officer safety considerations. However, the reason for the traffic stop should be clear. In your case, if the reason for the stop was initially for... View More

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Q: I was accused of speeding in a school zone. this is my 1st ticket for many years. I did not see a school, nor did I see

a speed sign. Other people were zooming around me. I had a tailgater on my bumper. The officer focused on me. This is not fair. Is this a jail sentance?

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answered on Jan 3, 2024

If you were accused of speeding in a school zone and received a ticket, the severity of the consequences depends on the specific circumstances and the laws in your jurisdiction. Typically, traffic violations, including speeding, result in fines, points on your driving record, and possibly an... View More

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Q: In traffic court do you have to have an accuser present in court ???

Like if the arresting officer is not present in court , can the case be thrown out ???

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Dec 1, 2023

Can it? Yes. Will it? Well, the prosecution has to meet its burden of proof and if he is able to do that without the arresting officer, then he will proceed with his case in court-----or he may aask the Judge to continue the trial date to another date so that he can get the arresting officer to... View More

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Q: If I receive a ticket in Arkansas and never sign the ticket, but he signs it. Do I pay the ticket or does he? “Commerce”

“Ticket in commerce”

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answered on Nov 30, 2023

In Arkansas, if you receive a traffic ticket, the responsibility for paying the ticket typically rests with you, the recipient of the ticket. The officer's signature on the ticket is part of the process of issuing the ticket, while your signature is generally not a requirement for the ticket... View More

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Q: I received a speeding ticket back in January 2023 in Arkansas but I have an Illinois CDL. Can the ticket be removed?
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answered on Oct 27, 2023

The process of having a speeding ticket removed or contested can vary based on the circumstances and the laws in the specific states involved. Generally, ticket removal typically involves contesting the citation in court, presenting a case for dismissal, or negotiating with the issuing authority.... View More

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Q: Is it illegal to stand in an empty parking spot? Can I sue them? I'm located in Arkansas.

We did honk at the lady that standed at the parking spot and she has a 3 month old baby.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 12, 2023

An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney about the specific vehicle and traffic laws in Arkansas, in general nationwide, it could depend on the jurisdiction. In some areas, it is considered an... View More

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Q: Can you get a driving on suspended ticked of you are parked and not in your vehicle

The police officer saw him driving, he was parked and in a store when officer approached him, ran his license and issued a tocket

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Jul 8, 2023

Under the circumstance you described- "the police officer saw him driving..." yes, he can be ticketed. I recommend you contact several attorneys in your area that practice this type of law, as soon as possible. Thank you for using Justia ask a lawyer.

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Q: is a dash cam above my rear view mirror and a single wire hanging down worthy of a ticket obstruction of interior
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answered on Jul 5, 2023

Generally, objects that obstruct the driver's view may be considered a violation. If the positioning of your dash cam and the wire hanging down is deemed to obstruct your view and impair your ability to operate the vehicle safely, it could potentially result in a ticket for obstruction of the... View More

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Q: If officer stops me for cracked windshield , law states he should give me reasonable opportunity to fix b4 citation. Meo

Meaning if I’m stopped again and issue not fixed then shall I be given a ticket.correct?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Jul 8, 2023

You can receive multiple tickets for the same equipment violation. Question is what is a reasonable time. A week? 2 Weeks? probably. 2 months, probably not, you pay 2 fines. I recommend you contact several attorneys in your area that practice this type of law, as soon as possible. Thank you for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: Can I get a ticket on hear say
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 4, 2023

More facts would be needed to get a full response to this question.

A police officer cannot give a speeding ticket, for example, based on a witnesses statement that the witness saw the person speeding. On the other hand, a witness that saw a person speeding may be able to testify at court...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and DUI / DWI for Arkansas on
Q: how do I apply for a restricted driver license

DUI 8 years ago. Paid fines but did not complete classes. No other DUI. My daughters moving out this week and my father is elderly and not getting around really well and I need to be able to drive.

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answered on May 14, 2023

In South Carolina, you would need to register for and eventually complete the Alcohol Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP) before driving privileges could be restored on a route-restricted basis.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: Will any lawyer take my case?

I missed court for the second time the first time was doing covid and I didn't have enough money to pay. I found out I had a warrant through Uber when they fired me I turned myself in the next day because I didn't know the severity now I thought my second court appearance was on the 9th... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 9, 2022

Very good that you recognize that a lawyer can assist you. Please contact a traffic ticket or criminal defense lawyer in the Little Rock area---or contact a few lawyers----and then after speaking with them and hearing your options, hire the one with whom you feel most comfortable. While there are... View More

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Q: Can you make a left turn into a businesses parking lot when there is a line of traffic at a stop light??
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 10, 2022

Not enough context is in the post, but the answer of whether or not you can is yes. But there's more to your situation than what you have stated in your post.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: My husband was late for court today he was supposed to be there at 9 this morning and then at 1 this afternoon but late
Richard W. Noel
Richard W. Noel
answered on Mar 14, 2022

what's your question? If he showed up to court, he'll likely go in front of the judge for the hearing, despite being late.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: i was involved in a 15 mile police chase well i wrecked and i was wanting to no if the officer did the right thing

i wrecked while involved in a police chase well the officer didn’t bother to help my wife and kids that was in the truck was he supposed to detain me and then tend to them cause he didn’t and was he supposed to have my daughter turn the truck off… was the officer in the right to continue to... View More

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman
answered on Jan 27, 2022

Even if the officer violated laws that you’re complaining about it doesn’t help you in your criminal case.

Does that answer your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: i was involved in a chase with my wife and kids we crashed and the cop didn’t help my kids or wife just held me gunpoint

i made a bad decision to not stop and the officer chased me 15 miles at speeds of 90 plus mph we crashed and the officer never did try to help my kids out of the truck he had my daughter turn the truck off they never stabilized the kids and they took all 4 in one ambulance they stabilized my wife... View More

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman
answered on Jan 27, 2022

You need to ask a question, there is no question here.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: I was given a ticket when Involved In a car accident but cop put in box no accident involved is ticket valid
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 25, 2022

Yes, the ticket is still valid. It may go to credibility of the testifying officer but that omission, in itself, is not enough to make the ticket invalid.

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Q: I was charged with a misdemeanor due to missing a speeding ticket court date what do I do?
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 19, 2022

Something is missing here but I would recommend that you contact a criminal defense lawyer or a few of them in the area where you are being prosecuted------discuss your matter with the lawyers and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: Can I be penalized with a following too close infraction when I was hit by a vehicle that don’t stop on a red light

The vehicle that cause the accident don’t stop at a red traffic light driving from north to south and I was driving from west to east. I was the injured part

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 29, 2022

A local attorney must advise you because different jurisdictions can apply different doctrines for apportioning liability when multiple parties are to blame. But your question remains open for three weeks. From a textbook standpoint, the infraction against you could result in liability on your... View More

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