My flight is from GA (warrant) to Las Vegas, I can pay the warrant once my check comes to my account tomorrow.
answered on Jun 9, 2023
At age 20, you are not considered a minor, so no parent has to appear with you. The person signed the ticket which is a promise to appear in Court. Arrange a Court date and go to court. If traffic school is offered for a dismissal, take it. This case arises under traffic ticket law. You need to... Read more »
answered on May 27, 2023
Because the driver is under 18, he will probably need a parent to appear in Court with him. If found guilty of the offense, he may face a fine, and possible licenses suspension, possibly until he turns 18. You need to consult an attorney in your local area that practices this kind of law. Thank... Read more »
Months ago I got a speeding ticket that carried 3 points in georgia. I called the clerks office to reschedule a court date as I am a college student and had classes on the original date. I called a few days later and they said that instead of rescheduling, they would reduce the ticket speed so... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
You need to hire a traffic ticket attorney to represent you. Search here and on Google for an attorney. I see that Morrison and Nichols answer traffic ticket questions on Justia, maybe they will take your case, you will have to pay them a fee.
The law does not recognize being a college... Read more »
The car printed one badge number and she signed the other
Where mopeds are defined, it is said they are not to exceed 30mph on flat land.
However, the GA Department of Driver Services website says they are allowed on roads where the minimum speed does not exceed 35mph.
Does this mean that mopeds cans drive on roads where the minimum speed... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
It means that mopeds cans drive on roads where the minimum speed is 35mph. And "does not exceed" means "is not equal to or greater than" in this instance.
How is that possible? I don't remember even getting out of the car and by the time I came to my senses a passerby had already reported the accident. I had a head injury, it's not like I deliberately tried to hide the fact their was a wreck.
answered on May 1, 2023
It seems you may have suffered a brain injury and short-term memory loss. There are times where you may have been given a citation; however, the OTHER DRIVER was at fault for causing the wreck. Additionally, your injuries may be more significant than just what you felt at the time of the wreck.... Read more »
While pulling a UHaul truck into a car wash, I barely made contact with an overhead PVC pipe on a chain that displayed the height 8' 6". It fell to the ground and broke. It was after hours and didn't have pen and paper to leave a note or an after hours number. I knew the car wash... Read more »
answered on Apr 18, 2023
I am sorry to hear about your situation.
In terms of your charges, O.C.G.A. § 40-6-272 refers to your duty to contact the owner of the car wash after striking the PVC pipe (i.e., a fixture). I am not aware of what statute would apply to a hit and run in your situation. Georgia does... Read more »
I was merging over to shoulder when I got hit
answered on Apr 3, 2023
This is a fact driven scenario and will be determined based on the evidence that can be produced. If you were able to signal the lane change after stalling, it is possible the party who rear-ended you would be at fault for following too closely and would be liable for your injuries. However, if the... Read more »
When I approached the police car that had pulled someone else over first, it started moving as I got closer and was no longer stationary then made a sudden u-turn which startled me into driving around it and led to getting ticketed. I got ticketed for violating §40-6-16 but since the emergency... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2023
I would expect the police to come to court and testify that he/she was not stationary when you made your move.
As a general rule: if you are in traffic court, and the case ultimately comes down to your word vs. that of the officer's--you are in a bad spot.
Now I have a failure to appear and my license is suspended and I never received a physical ticket I was never giving a fair opportunity to take care of the citation now I have all these crazy obstacles to go through for a $15 ticket
answered on Mar 21, 2023
Unfortunately, it's probably not cost-effective to do anything except to try to make arrangements to pay the ticket (and whatever other fees you may have accrued) and get the release document from the court to get your license back.
answered on Mar 3, 2023
Most speeding fines are imposed according to a schedule, but the amount varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. If you want to know ahead of court, you can call the clerk and ask them the fine amount.
Your speed does indeed qualify this as a "super speeder" ticket. That... Read more »
Cop said he heard me fail to maintain lane
answered on Feb 8, 2023
Failure to maintain lane is a relatively low bar in Georgia. If you crossed either the solid white line on the outside of your lane or the lines between lanes, this could result in a failure to maintain lane citation. This is true whether or not there is an accident.
Discovery (dash cam... Read more »
If Im traveling my privately owned automobile for personal reasons, and not a vehicle for commercial use, do the codes and statues not apply to me?
answered on Dec 4, 2022
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a Georgia attorney for definitive guidance per applicable vehicle & traffic laws or insurance laws, as a general matter, "vehicle" usually means a mechanically or... Read more »
Is there anything to file for not notification of erection or the fact that there was no warning given just straight charge?
answered on Aug 31, 2022
The county/city does not have to notify you when it installs speeding cameras. This is because the speed limit signs put you on notice of the legal speed limit and the camera is merely an enforcement mechanism.
Driver of a BMW M3 was pulled over on interstate 20 downtown in Atlanta on a Saturday night and was accused of street racing with “helicopter” footage. No footage was or had been provided and driver was immediately arrested and the driver’s car was impounded by a Georgia State Patrol officer... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2022
It is possible. However, you would need to acquire and review the helicopter footage to determine if an objective, reasonable person would conclude that the driver was driving the BMW M3 for the purposes of a race, speed competition or contest, drag race or acceleration contest, test of physical... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2022
Most likely. Speeding is a misdemeanor in Georgia and counties/cities are authorized to set their own fine amounts for speeding violations as long as said fines are reasonable and not over $1,000.00. Further, the Georgia legislature enacted O.C.G.A. section 40-6-189, also known as the "Super... Read more »
I had an incident where I was speeding, I got scared when i saw the police lights, and ran from the officer in my vehicle, then calmed down and left my car in park to walk back to where the officer had stopped to turn myself in. In court, the judge ruled it as a traffic infraction with no points... Read more »
answered on Aug 18, 2022
DDS is an executive agency with its own policies and rules, which the Georgia Legislature delegated the legislative authority to DDS to make. An answer explaining separation of powers, the non-delegation doctrine, and that it is a privilege, not a right, to drive in Georgia would require a lengthy... Read more »
Top portion of the "Georgia" was covered by a broken "Atlanta Falcons" tag covering....the top portion of the covering is the word "ATLANTA" in red writing but honestly the "peach" & "Georgia" is visible. My daughter stated that he came to the... Read more »
answered on Aug 18, 2022
Yes. Take the license plate to court and request the dash cam footage and present it to the judge or jury. At that point, the judge or jury will weigh the credibility of the above evidence against the police officer's testimony and determine if the tag was obscured.
The ticket was on 5/30 and I paid the ticket on 6/25. I paid $382 and now I am being asked to pay $200 more? This ticket was in Monroe County if that makes any difference.
answered on Aug 24, 2022
The Georgia legislature enacted O.C.G.A. section 40-6-189, also known as the "Super Speeder Law", which penalizes speeding in excess of 85 miles per hour and 75 miles per hour on certain roadways. The fine for a super speeder violation is $200.00, independent of the county/city fine... Read more »
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