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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee on

Q: What is the legal distance from a speed change sign where an electronic speed-detecting device can be used in Tennessee?

Many states say 500 feet. I can't find info on Tennessee.

Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 18, 2019

I do not believe there is a perimeter requirement for the officer to find the speed violator in. Many times they just use "pacing" anyway. You can bring up the location of the stop in comparison to the last speed limit posting , but it will not make any difference (I have tried it before with no... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Michigan on

Q: Can a ticket be dismissed becuase the officer read wrong registration and put down my old cars make, model, vin and year

I handed him my insurance info with the registration folder and it had my last cars info in it also since i had only just purchased my new car. This happend on the ohio turnpike. And im from out of state.

Mark Bredow answered on Jun 18, 2019

No. The citation was issued to you, not the car. An error of this type is easily corrected and the court would allow that correction.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on

Q: I found that I got a ticket 3 years ego and they sent letter to address that was not on my driving license

I live in San Diego and ticket was in Fremont and I don’t know they send it to the address that I had in 2010 not 2016. Now ticket is $800!! What should I do?

David Dastrup answered on Jun 17, 2019

If the ticket is causing a hold for your drivers license, then you should take care of it. Find an attorney in the area of where the court is located and hire them to help you resolve it.

By the way, if you were handed a ticket in person, that would have been notice to appear. The court...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on

Q: Can a cop legally give two different people the same ticket for the same vehicle if it is being transferred from one to

A friend is take over payments on a vehicle I no longer need and he was pulled over for speeding after making a turn from a stop light and I as the vehicle owner as well as the friend got a ticket for the same thing even though I was not present.

David Dastrup answered on Jun 17, 2019

Generally, only the driver can be cited for speeding. If the owner is cited, it is probably for something else. To receive an owner responsibility ticket, the owner does not need to be present.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on

Q: Can a police officer ticket me if he did not see me driving but was told by another officer that I was ?

Michael Arbeit answered on Jun 17, 2019

The officer that saw the alleged traffic infraction would have to sign a supporting deposition saying so. If there was a trial, the officer who witnessed the infraction would have to testify. If the government just brought in the cop that wrote the ticket, but did not observe the violation, his... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on

Q: Can I be ticketed for driving a uninsured and unregistered vehicle in a old navy parking lot in New York State ?

Police were siting and waiting for me to leave the parking lot for hours

Zev Goldstein answered on Jun 17, 2019

You are not allowed to drive a vehicle in a public store parking lot without a license, registration and insurance.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Indiana on

Q: Had gotten a deferral for a speeding ticket. within the yr received 92 in a 65 Zone in Lake County IN today.

What can I do now so that I do not get points on my license?

Andrew L. Bennett answered on Jun 17, 2019

You should consider hiring an attorney who can negotiate with the prosecutor to not refile on the deferred case and negotiate a resolution to your new case.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Bankruptcy and Criminal Law for Michigan on

Q: i was pulled over for speeding over 10 years ago, no proof of anything , and they found a $5 bag of weed 2694140856

DWOL CASES EVERY SENSE

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 17, 2019

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Indiana on

Q: Got two speeding tickets within 13 days of each other. What can I do?

My first ticket was 75 mph in a 55mph and my second was 85mph in a 55mph. I know that I wasn’t going that fast but I’m not going to try and argue that with a cop and judge. I have a meeting with an attorney Tuesday but it’s driving me crazy. Will he be able to do anything? Can I take a class... Read more »

Andrew L. Bennett answered on Jun 16, 2019

Yes, your attorney should be able to negotiate a resolution on both cases that will be better than if you paid each ticket or lost at a trial. What the ultimate resolution will be is going to be dependent on your record and other factors. You have made the right decision by hiring an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on

Q: my florida Dr License will not be good after 2021 due to a traffic ticket issued in 1983 or 84...in NC. How bad is this?

I remember getting arrested for shoplifting a couple pieces of chicken but I cannot remember a traffic ticket

Amanda Bowden Houser answered on Jun 15, 2019

This is a problem you hire a traffic attorney for and just throw money at to make it go away.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and DUI / DWI for Georgia on

Q: State of GA has GA CODE 40-2-136 warning and I cannot be issued a temp of license plate how do I resolve this issue?

I did not have any vehicle's registered to me at the time of the conviction.

Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on Jun 15, 2019

Generally this code section involves a number of charges for DUI resulting in a suspension of your license plates. Without knowing more about your previous charges it would be difficult to answer. The bottom line however is that you may be able to get a probationary driving license and then get a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri on

Q: Whatis the cut off period to pay off some tickets that I have eecieved in Velda Village? The court appearance is June19

Andrea Rogers answered on Jun 15, 2019

If the court date is June 19, then that's when payment is due. If you hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your tickets reduced to non-moving, no-point infractions, your attorney will get the court date continued to a later date.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri on

Q: In St Louis county what does it mean when a ticket status says cont of payment

Andrea Rogers answered on Jun 15, 2019

This means the court has continued your court date to a later date, and that's when payment is due.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and DUI / DWI for Georgia on

Q: I got pulled over and arrested for speeding and possesion of less than an ounce of marijuana. Will I lose my CDL?

Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on Jun 15, 2019

What speed were you traveling and what was the speed limit? Those have a lot to do with the answer to your question in relationship to points that you can get awarded which would affect your CDL. Technically the Marijana shouldn't affect your CDL but you will still want to try and keep it off your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri on

Q: I got a ticket in the mail for speeding and I never got pulled over for it? And i don’t remember speeding?

Whats going to happen? Do I plead guilty or non guilty?

Andrea Rogers answered on Jun 14, 2019

If you plead guilty to a speeding ticket, points will be added to your driving record, and your car insurance rates may increase. Or you can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your ticket reduced to a non-moving, no-point violation that won't affect your driving record or insurance rates. You will... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on

Q: I was trying not to miss an exit in pikeville Ky and cut through the white lines right in front of a cop.

I was trying not to miss an exit in pikeville Ky and cut through the white lines right in front of a cop. He pulled me over and cited me with careless driving with a court date and no way to pay my ticket until court. The problem is I received a speeding ticket going 80 in a 70 near Lexington... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 13, 2019

You need to hire a lawyer in each town to handle each ticket. They can minimize the effect on your license.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Arizona on

Q: How can I get my license back I was pulled over vehicle taken about two years ago changed my life since job family

I need to get LIC back to go to work even if payment plan small I have proof I moved was stranded in California never received noticed didn't know warrant existed help

Zachary Divelbiss answered on Jun 13, 2019

The answer is fairly simple however the process can be complicated. Essentially, you have to contact the MVD and have them provide you a copy of your driving record. You can typically do this online or in person. Then, on the report you will be able to see which court, if any, have a hold on your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on

Q: Exhibition driving

I’m in the state of Minnesota I just got a exhibition driving in the city ordinance ticket classification how much is it And will it make my insurance go up

Jonathan Matthew Holson answered on Jun 13, 2019

You don't provide enough information to answer this question if it is an ordinance violations. Ordinances vary from city to city so it is impossible to know what the fine is without knowing what city this occurred it. Yes, it is likely to increase your insurance rates if you are convicted of the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for Pennsylvania on

Q: Is it illegal to cross a solid double yellow line when passing a vehicle in Pennsylvania

I was cited for PA vehicle code 3305 there was a suv pulling into a parking spot i waited until it was mostly in the spot and i went around the officer was on the opposite side of the road made a u-turn and followed me for like 10 blocks and waited until we got to the county line before pulling me... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 12, 2019

Under those circumstances I'd plead not guilty as you only momentarily were over the line and no oncoming traffic.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on

Q: I got pulled over for passing behind school bus at a corner intersection. Is it possible to plea it down?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 12, 2019

Yes. You must be nice to the officer, see if they'll give you a ticket for a lesser offense. But cops tend to take school bus cases seriously, so don't approach them with a "this is really nothing" attitude.

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