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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: Why did officer give me driving while less safe ticket No drug or alcohol test done

There are two more tickets given that night

Sean McIlhinney
Sean McIlhinney answered on Apr 8, 2020

Generally speaking, in GA there are two types of DUI charges. A per se DUI is a a DUI charge in which a blood, breath or urine test is given and the test result is greater than the legal limit which is. 08.

A DUI less safe is a DUI charge in which the police officer is essentially alleging...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: Is 39:4-11 still in effect?
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Apr 6, 2020

As far as I know, the statute is still in effect.. the statute reads as follows: No person shall operate a bicycle unless it is equipped with a bell or other device capable of giving a signal audible for a distance of at least one hundred feet, except that a bicycle shall not be equipped with nor... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Washington on
Q: I was not pulled over!! but i received a no seatbelt ticket in the mail today supposbly it happened a month ago
Stan Glisson
Stan Glisson answered on Apr 6, 2020

There is no legal requirement that you be pulled over, or that the infraction be issued at the time of the incident. Only that the offense occurred in the officer's presence or that he or she has reasonable cause to believe that it was committed.

RCW 7.80.050

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Indiana on
Q: Are there consequences for rescheduling a court case multiple times?

It's a " never having a license" charge. Been ongoing for over a year because my sister keeps rescheduling for various reasons. Does that make it worse in the long run

Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett answered on Apr 6, 2020

It depends, if she is working towards a license then no, however, if she is wasting the Court's time, then it could have a negative impact.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: I got a speeding ticket. My court date have been charged. Does the time I have to pay the ticket change to that date to
Sean McIlhinney
Sean McIlhinney answered on Apr 5, 2020

Good question.

If the Court changed the court date because of the Coronavirus then it would generally follow that your prior court date no longer controls. I am often able to resolve many traffic ticket cases by keeping the ticket off of my client's driving record without my client...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Ohio on
Q: Ok my boyfriend got a ticket the other night for a brake light out and for proof of insurance, and for his lost lisence
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Apr 5, 2020

And what is your question? He needs to get his license and insurance situation squared away.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Can I have a ticket dismissed if it has wrong information on tick

I was pulled over this morning driving a big rig with my arm on the arm rest smoking the officer said I had a handheld in my hand. When he finished with my inspection he gave it an the ticket to me. The ticket and inspection had two different truck information on it. And the ticket one was wrong

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson answered on Apr 4, 2020

That is not a basis to have the ticket dismissed. Those sorts of errors happen all the time. You should think about challenging the ticket if you were not actually on the phone.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Washington on
Q: My racing charge reduced to Negligent Driving 2nd degree, they charged me 553$ but online it says it's 250$.

RCW 46.61.525 - Washington

Patrick Owen Earl
Patrick Owen Earl answered on Apr 3, 2020

When the State amends a criminal offense like reckless driving where you are looking at a fine up to $5000, and jail up to 364 days and losing your license for 30 days and you get an infraction instead. Pay the money.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: I received a no proof of insurance ticket in January of 2019. I had insurance but couldn't find the card at the time.

I did find it after the fact. I faxed the proof to the number on the back if ticket twice just to be sure. I didn't realize I also had to send it to another entity because thre ticket didn't tell me to. Thought I was good and went on my way only to be pulled over 5 months later for driving after... Read more »

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson answered on Apr 3, 2020

It's unclear what exactly you are asking. Each time that you pay a fine on a no proof of insurance or driving after revocation, it is essentially a guilty plea. The revocation time frames on each offense essentially compound and get longer with each plea. I would follow the requirements of the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: Officer said he was giving me a break, won't be cited, won't get anything in mail, & his name. Can I trust it?

1 of 2 vehicles, didn't know each other. Asked where I was going, where I was coming from, what I did. Took 10 mins or less. He said to be safe and slow down. Both vehicles let go at same time. It was the sheriff, 1 back up officer.

Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Apr 3, 2020

Sounds like you won’t be cited with anything. Hopefully you thanked him. Good

Luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Q: I have a traffic ticket with payment due on the 6th due to corona, the court is shut down until the 14th what do I do
Zev Goldstein
Zev Goldstein answered on Apr 2, 2020

The NY Governor has temporarily suspended all due dates. Please pay the fine once the court re-opens.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Should 13 year old dismissed traffic violations still come up on my background in kentucky?

They showed up on a background ck I just had done for the school district

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 2, 2020

Yes. They will appear on any background check unless or until you expunge them.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arizona on
Q: would i get pulled over just for driving during the 30 day quarantine Arizona is having now?
Zachary Divelbiss
Zachary Divelbiss answered on Apr 1, 2020

No! You still have constitutional rights that protect you and your families. When it comes to being pulled over, the police must have a valid reason to pull you over. They cannot use the stay at home order as justification to pull anyone over and question them.

On the incredibly off chance...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arizona on
Q: I have a citation for no registration, no seatbelt driving on a suspended license and headlight out. They are all over

Over 15 years I received them mostly all in one day from each jurisdiction, Peoria, Glendale, Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa. I even served time in jail for about a week. How can I get them reduced or dismiss

Zachary Divelbiss
Zachary Divelbiss answered on Apr 1, 2020

In Arizona, we do not have a law that allows for expungements. However, we do have a law that allows for "Set Asides". This essentially is the AZ equivalent of an expungement or sealing records.

In your situation, it seems as if these offenses occurred 15 years ago and you were already...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was cited for speeding by a stater trooper not in uniform in an unmarked vehicle who put wrong info on citation

He put wrong color of car and I received the citation 31 days after incident through mail it says I was clocked at 106 on a 65

Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Mar 31, 2020

You need to follow the instructions on the ticket and plead not guilty as you are facing 5 points plus a likely license suspension if you are convicted of that speed. The wrong color could possibly be a defense, but you may be better off trying to save your license. An experienced traffic attorney... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Is he being held for the traffic at this point?

My fiancé was arrested on Feb. 4th of this year for a warrant. He had 4 charges that were already set to $20,000 each. I called the bail bonds today to set up a payment plan, only to get told he has 3 traffic that do not have a bond yet (which he was never told of). Hes been to court once (I’m... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 31, 2020

Call the Sheriff's Office to find out the fines and court dates for his traffic tickets. Get receipts when you pay. If not, he could be waiting a LONG time in a jail full of Covid19.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: can the police give you a ticket and they didn't see you driving?
Anitra Walker
Anitra Walker answered on Mar 30, 2020

Yes, this happens all of the time in the case of car accidents. In most of these cases, police do not witness the actual accident. They must, to the best of their ability, determine the circumstances which caused the accident using their own observations upon arrival, the testimony of the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have a ticket citation for April 1st in Philadelphia, can't get in touch with the courts to see if I was rescheduled?

I am trying to see if any info is online but nothing. Is there a number to get a live person? It was for a red light ticket. Thanks in advance

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 30, 2020

there should be a number on the ticket. In general

Try this https://www.npmunicipalcourt.org/

Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: I missed court date because I was never served the papers can the extra 50 dollars be taken off since I didn’t get notic

I went to pay my ticket 03/18/20 online it said I missed my court date with failure to appear. But I never revived a court paper.

Anitra Walker
Anitra Walker answered on Mar 30, 2020

In most cases when you receive a traffic citation, information regarding your court date, time, and location can be found towards the bottom of your copy of the citation. If your initial court date was rescheduled, the court would have mailed notice of the rescheduled date to the address for you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Litigation for Maryland on
Q: Can I be sued for emailing a company factual statements about about their future employee?

I emailed the company about this person’s character

Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk answered on Mar 30, 2020

The essence of defamation is spreading untrue things about individuals that harm them. Truth is always a defense in any defamation action.

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