Traffic Tickets Questions & Answers

Q: tickets: unlicensed operator, speeding return date 5/22/17. How can I avoid a warrant for late return?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on May 28, 2017

You should immediately go to the court where the appearance is required and post a bond. Your permit is likely to be suspended, but this will at least cancel the warrant pending your hearing.

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Q: Can a person get a ticket for parking a truck that is an 18 wheeler without the cab on in a parking spot

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on May 27, 2017

Depending on what the city's zoning ordinances provide, many cities do limit where and how long big rig tractors and/or trailers can be parked, and they will give citations based on what the local municipal ordinance provides. Usually, the ticket will cite the exact code section which has allegedly been violated, so that is your starting point. Look at the citation (ticket) and see what code section was written by the officer. Then you can go to the city's website and actually look up the...
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Q: I received a citation for no proof of registration about a week later car was towed. How do I correctly handle this

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on May 27, 2017

So I'm wondering who had your car towed? For what reason? Were you given notice that you were parked in a tow away zone? The answers to these and perhaps some other pertinent information would be helpful.
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Q: I have a class A CDL and just got a ticket for 21 miles over is there anyway I can amend my ticket without suspension

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on May 27, 2017

When you have a CDL, the only way to keep the offense off of your record is through a dismissal or amendment of the offense to a non-moving violation. At a minimum, the speed needs to be reduced below 15mph over the limit, especially if you were in your commercial vehicle. It is important to note that court supervision will not prevent the ticket from appearing on your public record. You would be best served by contacting an attorney directly to review the ticket and discuss your options.
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Q: Can a commercial vehicle stop his truck at the end of an on ramp to a major highway? Route 78 to be exact.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Answered on May 27, 2017

To answer your question a lawyer would need to know the trucks reason for stopping.
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Q: I was falsely ticketed and given a date but i didn't reported court as i left the country in emergency now its on recor.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on May 26, 2017

What record. Court or Driving.

If you don't show for court, they can put out an arrest warrant.
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Q: If you want to fight the ticket will you go to jail?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Answered on May 26, 2017

You need to provide more information. But the answer is almost invariably going to be no.
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Q: If there is no sign or yellow line near the fire hydrant, will I be able to fight the ticket?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Answered on May 26, 2017
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Q: If the speed limit is posted, but no minimum speed is, on an urban road, is there a legal minimum speed limit?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Answered on May 26, 2017

In Minnesota the speed limit is 30 MPH on urban roads if not otherwise posted.
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Q: Can the County give an infraction to a visitor, even if the visitor is from a U.S. territory?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Civil Litigation and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on May 25, 2017

Yes, the county can cite anyone for a traffic infraction, whether they have a driver's license or not, own the car or not, or are here from another country. The fact that they did not know what the law was is not a defense.

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Q: I ran a red light and a traffic camera took my picture but it was issued to my dad. How do I handle this?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on May 24, 2017

You hire an attorney to get is dismissed, using the legal process to help increase the chances that it will not be re-issued as a new case against you.

However, historically, in LA County, some people ignore red light camera tickets because consequences are relatively less significant that a ticket where the driver signed a promise to appear in court. I am not advising to ignore the ticket, just saying some people do. But the ticket that your dad has can get dismissed, but he nor you...
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Q: can i turbocharge my car IN CALIFORNIA

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on May 24, 2017

There are laws about what is street legal and a car must pass smog. However, a turbocharger in itself is not illegal. New cars are sold with turbocharges, but they comply with smog rules, etc. The problem most fast and furious type car owners have is modifying their car in a manner that brings attention to it and the cops notice, or they drive fast and furious and then get stopped and the cops notice the modifications that put the car out of compliance.
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Q: can I attend court by myself without a legal guardian since I'm under age? When do I pay the fine they decide to give me

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on May 24, 2017

If under 18, you must have a parent with you. However, for infraction traffic court, if you hire an attorney, you probably will not have to go to court.
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Q: I didn't know I had an unpaid ticket I want to know if there is a way I don't have to pay a fee?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on May 24, 2017

Failure to pay issues and how to deal with them vary between counties, so you may need an attorney that practices regularly in the county that your ticket is located and seek assistance to resolve the issue.
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Q: What are my options?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Ohio on
Answered on May 24, 2017

You can get an attorney to advise you and accompany you to court. Use the Find a Lawyer tab.
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Q: Driving without knowing my license was suspended, never been arrested, really nervous

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on May 24, 2017

What is the basis for the suspension? Contact an attorney to assist by reviewing your record and discussing your options. If the suspension can be cleared prior to your court date, it will lead to a more favorable result.
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Q: I was driving and used my signal to get over, an officer noticed and signaled me to slow down, she then asked me to stop

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on May 24, 2017

If you file a complaint against the officer it will probably hurt your chances of reducing or elimiating the tickets you face. Get yourself a good lawyer as you need to save your license.
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Q: Any idea on ticket cost for 501B2A and 501B2B in NY Sate?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on May 24, 2017

I'm not sure you cited the correct statute / violation number. Please feel free to email me privately with a copy of the summons(es) you received and I'd be happy to figure out the penalties (fines, points, any possibility of imprisonment).
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Q: I am on court supervision for driving on a suspended license and I just got a ticket for the same thing..

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on May 24, 2017

May depend on why you were suspended in the first place.
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Q: If i got a speeding ticket a year ago reduced to 15 over is there and way now to get it reduced to 14 over for a job

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Michigan on
Answered on May 23, 2017
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