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Q: Officer incorrectly identified my corner markers and gave me a ticket, can I just show the correct corner markers?

I had an officer give me a ticket because he thought my corner marker lights are blue when they’re actually amber (as they should be). Can I get the ticket thrown out?

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Q: I got a citation for a 30MPH in a 15MPH School Zone, is there a way not to get points added to my license?

I rely heavily on my license for my job and have no other way of getting to work. No fine amount was given and nothing was ever said about points. Very first ever citation 5 minutes before the enforced time was ending.

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Q: Got a ticket for failure to stop at a flashing red light. This is normally a regular red green yellow intersection traff

Light. But the closed a bridge 100 ft past light and turned it into a flashing red. They added a sign that says stop. Is this worth fighting? Normally not this configuration

192 dollars no point officer stated

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Q: My ticket has car color as silver/alu but it is tan and the “style” was left blank. Is this dismissible?

I was issued a speeding ticket for going 60 in a 40 mph. Cited for obedience to traffic device and spared the points, but information on citation is missing or incorrect. The color is inaccurate and the style of vehicle was not entered at all. Could this be dismissed?

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Q: Hi, i borrowed a family members car to make some money & was pulled over AS SOON as we caught a flat and ticketed.

The officer said he had to pull over drunk drivers. I received a bunch of tickets for the car even though the car isn’t in my name and have 10 days to pay the full amount. It says plead guilty & pay or plead not guilty & pay. Or pay a $50 fee. If that fee is paid what happens next? If I... Read more »

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Q: In Pennsylvania do I have to show my id for a traffic stop for a light being out

Show the officer I was at work delivering pizzas and the address I was going to were I worked but he still wanted my id then I got a warning

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Q: Can a officer give you a citation without pulling you over?

I drive CDL Class B trucks and was coming out of a gas station when he approached me and gave me a citation for going 20 in 15mph school zone and said I will possibly get my CDL suspended. He didn't pull me over just pulled up to me. Should I plead not guilty?

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Q: Fighting state trooper, "Pull Over" law. He had NO one pulled over! I slowed down. Never moved over. Can I win this?

He was sitting on the side of Rt 309, Perkasie, up a hill and around a bend. I didn't want to make a quick lane change. My citation has no points on it but a hefty fine. Im sure theres points also.

Court 9/22. Advise Appreciated!

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Q: Is windshield tint legal?

I was pulled over for windshield tint he stated it is illegal in PA asked for my information I told him I was suspended that it is a friends car I am simple out doordashing to try and pay my fines and he gave me a ticket for driving while suspended but since it wasn’t my car he won’t give me... Read more »

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Q: Should I plead not guilty to the tickets?

Following two cars doing 40 in a 45mph zone. I signaled, moved into the left lane (2 lane road), passed both cars, signaled and moved back to the right lane. I made the pass in a passing zone (dashed Yellow line) for both sides. There were no cars coming at me at anytime during the pass. Officer... Read more »

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Q: A cop issued me a ticket at 1:39 he didn't release me till 3:00 made me wait for an hour for a drug dog

A ticket was your issued at 1:39 p.m. the officer made me wait for an hour for drug dog search until 3:00 is that legal.

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Q: In Pennsylvania, I was issued citation for failure to come to complete stop at stop sign. Can I plead not guilty…

I was issued citation for not coming to a complete stop at stop sign. At the time, my vehicle was not inspected. I am making inspection appointment on Monday

Police officer never looked at my inspection. I feel as if I came to a complete stop but was guilty of an expired vehicle... Read more »

Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
answered on Jul 25, 2022

You should plead not guilty. Bring proof that you had the vehicle inspected to the hearing, and the officer may withdraw that citation. The officer may also be willing to change the stop sign citation to a section that does not add points to your license. Consider reaching out to a traffic attorney... Read more »

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Q: I have received a citation stating that I fail to stop at a stop sign. Has me as a defendant and a vehicle that I own.

I was in bed asleep at that time of the violation and the vehicle I don’t drive. It’s a spare for the family. No one in my family was ever pulled over on this date and time or any other time. Is this legal?

Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
answered on Jul 21, 2022

Certainly sounds like a mistake was made, which happens from time to time. You should plead not guilty, which means a hearing will be scheduled that you will have to appear for. It should be as simple as the officer realizing he/she made a mistake when you see him/her at the hearing. You can also... Read more »

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Q: Can an officer mail me a citation for following too closely without ever positively identifying me?

He pulled up to my driveway as i was closing the garage door and I opened the door after he honked. This is a psp trooper in pa.

Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
answered on Jul 21, 2022

No. An officer can mail a citation without ever making contact with a driver if the driver can be ID'd by the trooper, such as if the officer can see the driver and has had prior run ins with him/her. The question in your case is what the trooper is relying on for his identification of you as... Read more »

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Q: Can an officer in pa give you a ticket without pulling you over after they follow you? I’m
Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
answered on Jul 20, 2022

Yes. I'm not sure what citation you received, but this happens often with suspended license citations. If the officer can ID the driver and knows from past dealings that the driver's license is suspended, a citation can be issued/mailed without being pulled over. If you have received a... Read more »

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Q: I received a speeding ticket for going 75mph in a 70mph zone. Is this a misdemeanor? Also, should I plead guilty?

The officer told me no points would be added to my license and because it was only 5mph over the limit, my insurance should not be affected. Is that accurate?

Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
answered on Jul 18, 2022

It is not a misdemeanor, and not something that would appear on a criminal background check. It's true that no points will be added to your license if you have a Pennsylvania license. If your license is from another state, that may change. The insurance issue is a little more complicated. Your... Read more »

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