Speeding 26-34 mph over the posted limit is a Class B misdemeanor - a criminal offense. Technically, it can be punished by a maximum of 6 months in jail and a $1,500.00 fine. However, as your first ticket the maximum penalties are very unlikely. The goal would be to reduce to the offense and avoid...Read more »
I was in an accident in Florida and cop ticketed me for improper lane change even though the lady was behind me and seen my turn signal and got over before me and sped up so I hit her on before her drivers door with my back passinger door. Cop didnt even look at my damage of my vehicle ect... But... Read more »
You need to call the Court Clerk where your Citation has been issued from. They should be able to tell you what you have to do to have the Citation dismissed. The Traffic School usually issues Certificates of Completion that can be used anywhere. But call that Clerk.
I noticed the calls are coming a little more frequent and the last call I got the rep started being more aggressive in her eluding to taking further steps of action if I don't pay these so-called outstanding tickets? The approach I took with them is I am not paying tickets dating back 6 years plus.... Read more »
Generally speaking, fines and penalties do not have statutes of limitations. In the case of moving violations, nonpayment results in suspension of your driving privileges in the jurisdiction where the unpaid ticket was issued, and then upon notification to the state that issued your license (if...Read more »
The pull over was in Peoria, I knew they had been suspended before but they were still suspended due to financial reasons out of my control and since I’m in college and was not working at the time so I had to depend on my parents to pay things for me.
If your license was suspended at the time of the traffic stop, you are technically guilty. However, the prosecutor (and judge) may be more lenient based on the fact that your license has been reinstated. In some counties, they may even be willing to dismiss the case. You or your attorney should be...Read more »
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 »
had an accident in which i hit standing water & started hrdroplaning in my truck. hit/bumped another driver & the state trooper cited me with careless operation. on reflection, i dont feel i was careless in any way, i was very careful actually. i’am at fault but wouldn’t failure to maintain... Read more »
My husband has tickets showing up on his license that are anywhere from 6 to 10 years old. And a majority of them arent moving violations, but his defense is suspended and remains on hold due to the tickets.
I recommend hiring a competent attorney in the County where most of the Citations were issued. He may be able to Move the Sessions Judge to dismiss some of them or at least execute some of the costs. Then get paid in full receipts on each offense, or certified copies of the dismissals, and take...Read more »
The person rolling back is typically at fault. However, if they chose to lie and say you hit them, you will have a difficult time proving otherwise without dash cam or other video evidence or at least witness testimony. Years ago when auto insurance fraud was more prevalent, fraudsters would back...Read more »
Yes, a police officer's authority is statewide; an officer from Fort Wayne can make an arrest in Evansville. Any arrest or traffic citation must be filed according to the procedures where the stop/arrest was made.
I went to get my Florida drivers license but was refused because of a fine that went supposedly unpaid from 2011, 8 years ago. But I was issued a license from Minnesota and traded it for Texas when I moved. 7 years later, Florida wont licence me because of an old fine.
I'm not aware of any legal time limit. There might eventually come a time when they let it go. Maybe. But generally if one state revokes or suspends a drivers license,that driver won't be able to get another in a new state; until they clear it in the original state. If it were me, I'd need to...Read more »
A cop stop me because he said my temporary permit is coming loose of its tape in the rear window what he wrote me up under subsection B of that statute which covers restricted plates which are two different things clearly two different things
Yes, you can have someone pay it for you. However, a speeding judgment with likely raise your insurance rates. You should consider speaking with an attorney who should be able to negotiate a resolution that will not affect your insurance. Additionally, consider contacting the prosecuting...Read more »
Attorneys are licensed by state you posted this in the New Jersey Section I suggest you posted in the Maryland section. Also I suggest you hire an attorney if the ticket does come with a license suspension
This occurred in Shelby County, TN. I was insured at the time the ticket was written. Can I show proof now and not have to go to Court Date? If so, how? Also, is there a fine if you actually had insurance on date of citation?
You could hire an attorney who might work it out with the Prosecutor prior to Court. But from your on line location, I would go to Court with both an Insurance Card and the Declaration Sheet, along with some cash. The Judge should dismiss it, but he may not as apparently you did not make the...Read more »
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