When my son and his girlfriend were coming home one night in January 2020 they came upon a truck with yellow flashing lights on the side of the road. The speed limit was 55 mph There was another car a short distance in front of them also. They proceeded to slow down as they approached the scene.... Read more »
I got pulled over 2 days ago for speeding through a school zone. The officer told me I was going 29 in a 15mph zone. I never got a ticket before. My dad told me I could lose my license, is that true? What should I do?
You will not lose your license, unless this is a 2nd offense. It will be 3 points added to your license which could affect your insurance rates. Plead not guilty and get a lawyer, as your chances to get zero points will be better with a lawyer. Also, depending on the county, some judges will let...Read more »
PO cited me for doing 60 on a 50. in the notes is where the PO put "75/55 approaching an active work zone. PA traffic law 3368 section (c)(4) states "no person shall be convicted upon evidence obtained through the use of devices unless speed recorded is 6 or more mph"
First you need to check with GA DOT to see if out of state tickets transfer as this offense is 3 points plus and automatic suspension for going over 11mph over in a work zone. Get a local traffic lawyer - many judge will let your lawyer go to court for you to try to change the ticket to one with...Read more »
You should definitely plead not guilty and go to court as any moving violation in Pennsylvania, and even some non-moving violations like 3111 A do transfer as points to New Jersey. Even though 3111a is considered a non-moving violation in Pennsylvania, New Jersey considers this a moving violation...Read more »
you may want to restate this. You were driving with or without a cdl? If it's just that you didn't have it on you, frequently if you give them proof they will drop the charge or give you some alternate charge. However they don't have to do that.
Received a speeding ticket for allegedly going 42 mph in a 25 mph zone. Cop "cut me a break" and dropped my speed to a 30 in a 25, still got slapped with a $150 ticket. Brought the ticket home and after discussing the topic with others, I decided I'd take it to court, but I don't know what I'd... Read more »
These are tough to fight and given the difference in speed not sure a Judge wouldn't find that it's beyond the normal margin of error for any speed timing device (4-8 mph). Contact an attorney who handles tickets before that DJ to see what it would cost and chances of winning.
Driving down road on motorcycle, get cut off by passerby, words exchanged, I cut back in front of him and break as he was on my tail. Officer comes over explains that the gentleman who ctmut me off recorded whole ordeal without audio and officer says he could cite me for many things but will only... Read more »
The tape is evidence --consider a porch pirate whose actions are caught on camera. Doesn't mean they can't be charged. I'd take the eyewear ticket. Or you can fight a long protracted fight and maybe face a points violation.
Not sure how you "got a citation" when you didn't get it by mail or by being handed it. One thing to look at is if your license has your present address. Otherwise the citation likely was mailed to the address on your license because you didn't change the address.
I received a speeding ticket a few days ago. I was driving 58 mph in a 35 mph and got clocked by a speed trap. I received a ticket carrying 2 points. The officer wrote the ticket for driving 45 mph in a 35 mph and gave 2 points instead of 4 to "save us both a trip to court". He did write in the... Read more »
The cop was trying to cut you a break. If it's a state trooper no way will they drop anything. Even a local obviously felt that if you were doing 23 over that you need to get something more than a no points. A district justice will likely note that the cop was trying to be lenient and decide to...Read more »
So my neighbor has been causing me problems for some time now, telling the rest of my neighborhood and my small town that I cook meth and I am a drug addict and how I steal from every where, I believe she has gotten me evicted from my apartment although my landlord is trying to say its for non... Read more »
You will lose on that point. Either you were doing 75 or over or not. Assuming the officer is half credible, the Court will be impressed he cut you a break. See if you can get it down to a lower amount, but otherwise I'm not seeing any room to manoever.
I was cited for violating PA 4903 B. I was carrying drywall on my roofrack and the load WAS securely fixed with multiple bungie cords so as not to move or lift. During transport one cord failed (snapped in half, still in my possession) causing the drywall to crack. A piece hit another driver's... Read more »
You can contest it especially if you have the package it came with or can get one (not a photo on a phone--that isn't as convincing as the real thing) and that package shows it being used for that. Your argument is that you relied on that as a secure load.
Yes, it will "show," but no, you shouldn't fight it. There are no "points" for this particular citation, and that's a good thing. Speeding more than 5 mph over the speed limit? THAT will cause points to be accumulated -- and your insurance company doesn't like that, and will jack up your premium...Read more »
So I have a friend who had gotten a citation in Lancaster county with the pequea township police, for not having his registration and inspection renewed (only like 2-3 days into the new month; and not aware it needed done). They are giving him 15 days to get it all renewed. Is it possible for... Read more »
I had a DUI back in December I am in the ARD program and plan to apply for the interlock limited license. Why did I receive 2 license suspensions from the DMV? One of the letters said suspended for 1 year for driving while suspended 1543A. The other is the 2 month ARD program suspension. Does this... Read more »
Yes, it sounds like you have two suspensions - and PennDOT runs them consecutively, not concurrently (meaning 1 year + 2 months = 14 months suspension for you). Best way to confirm is to get your Restoration Rights Letter online at https://www.dot3e.penndot.gov/driver_services/dllogin.jsp. You...Read more »
....looking for my license in my wallet. The officer walked up and his first words to me were “are you Jessica Belber?” I said “yes” and he said “your license is expired”. I was completely shocked and since I hadn’t even handed my license over to the officers yet I looked at my... Read more »
My son just turned 17 and got a used vehicle that does not have day time running lamps. Having learned to drive on a more recent model, he is trying to get used to turning headlights on and off. He was out at night for the first time playing a pick up basketball game at our local community courts.... Read more »
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