A sign is not required in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma. Highway department or the designated authority for that jurisdiction can determine where the zones are and they are identified by signage OR by markings (double yellow line). So if there was a double line and the sign had been stolen or been spray...Read more »
While traffic violations are generally treated a little differently, any violation of law in Oklahoma that carries a fine or jail time that does not meet the definition of a felony, is technically a misdemeanor. That includes all, or nearly all, traffic violations - including the one you ask about....Read more »
To our knowledge, the property owners are not pressing charges. However, the District Attorney is charging him with a misdemeanor for this accident. He was not under the influence of anything. He was returning home from football practice. He's a good kid. No history of drugs or alcohol. Good... Read more »
If the District Attorney is prosecuting this, then you need to hire an attorney to represent your son's interests and help mitigate this matter----depending on the age of your son, it may be possible to get all of this transferred to juvenile court jurisdiction which might keep all of this off...Read more »
Officer stated at beginning of his report that due to reports he had read about me, he stopped me using the excuse that I didn't signal WITHN100' of stop sign. States I DID USE blinker at both stops! He illegally profiled me, stopped,detained, searched and arrested me for misdemeanor... Read more »
Technically, state law requires one signal their intention to turn right or left by signaling continuously during not less than the last one hundred (100) feet traveled by the vehicle before turning - if other traffic will be affected by such movement. Municipal ordinances may be worded a little...Read more »
The reckless driving is the worst of the 3 offenses and that alone suggest that you recommended court of action is to hire a traffic ticket attorney in your area in hopes of obtaining the best outcome. Good luck.
Use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search foe traffic ticket or criminal defense lawyers in the jurisdiction/county the ticket was issued----call a few attorneys and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. Good luck.
I went to jail for what I thought was a public intoxication. Was bonded out for that paid the bail went to court they said that no charges have been filed yet. I go back to check online to see if charge is it been filed a month later and yesterday they filed actual physical control of motor... Read more »
Many times when the police arrest someone for a crime they have an idea of what statutes or ordinances have been violated. Often times it guesswork because they haven’t done their full investigation, maybe they haven’t talked to some witnesses or followed up on some evidence. They will list...Read more »
Not sure what your question is - however, the officer presents the charges based on the information they have. In other words if the computers are down, or that particular department is not using computers, then he may not see the prior offenses and therefore presents the charges to the DA or city...Read more »
Your chances of getting out of a traffic ticket increase if you have a traffic ticket lawyer representing you and you had insurance at the time of the collision. Go hire a traffic ticket lawyer and follow his advice. Good luck.
They are listed as title 15 violations, (speeding and not carrying DL) my understanding is I can present my valid DL and have that dismissed, but the speeding one is also 100$ more than the statute lists. Can I get it reduced?
Depends if it was a municipal, county or state. Municpalities can set their own fee schedules. Additionally if it were in construction zone, school zone or other contributing factors then the fee could be higher as well. You can try to get it lowered but chances are it will cost more to get it...Read more »
This is a type of release granted by the Court (“Own Recognizance” bond), where the defendant is allowed to be released from jail or allowed to have a warrant recalled based solely upon his/ her own promise to reappear at court for all future court dates without having to hire a bail...Read more »
Using Google Maps and searching for the city will generally highlight the city in a different shade/color. Often, the municipality's website will have a downloadable map of the city, which should show you the outer boundaries of the city.
I was written a ticket for improperly wearing my seat belt because the shoulder strap was behind me and not going across my chest. If this is a legitimate violation can some please point me to the state statute on the violation.
If there was a malfunction with the shoulder strap, as it... Read more »
A. 1. Every operator and front seat passenger of a Class A commercial motor vehicle, Class B commercial motor vehicle, Class C commercial motor vehicle or a passenger vehicle operated in this state shall wear a properly...Read more »
With technology in todays world a signature of the officer is often not on the printed citation, however, their name should always be on there. As far as the amount, that is not required to be on the citation as these amounts do change and the officer is not responsible for that. A date of the...Read more »
I was unaware the sign was even up (It wasn't up the morning before), til I noticed the officer setting there and I glanced out my window just in time to catch a glimpse of the stop sign as I passed it, it was 6:50a.m. and there was no persons present and as I passed the school there was only... Read more »
He is not obligated to give you a warning. The stop sign is an iconic symbol and designed in a fashion that it allows people to see the sign in plenty of time to stop. Street signs are typically not the responsibility of the school district to maintain, unless it is in their parking lot, however,...Read more »
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