Traffic Tickets Questions & Answers

Q: Can I have white strobe lights mounted on my truck but not use them? Will I get a ticket for just having them mounted?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Leon Matchin's answer
You can probably get a ticket bc they just need probable cause to do that.

Q: Confused - is it okay to use your cellphone when driving - I see yes, but then I see some cities ban it?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arizona on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Zachary Divelbiss' answer
Correct, Arizona used to completely allow cell phone use while driving. Now, certain cities have created their own laws that prohibit it. A violation will result in a civil fine. In addition, there have also been laws about the age of the driver (under 18) and their ability to use their phone in the car. Be sure to check where you live and common places where you drive for the most update to day laws regarding cell phone use.

Q: I recently got a speeding ticket of going 95 in a 60 as well as a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Amanda Bowden Houser's answer
Actually both charges are misdemeanors. If convicted as charged, your license will be suspended if you are licensed in NC and if not, your privilege to drive in NC will be suspended and likely your home state DMV notified and they will likely suspend you, your insurance will likely go up - dramatically, there will be court cost and possibly fines, likely of at least $188 but very likely way more and you could potentially face jail time. As to what you should do, first and foremost don't...

Q: I got a ticket for my license plate being in my windshield and not on my front bumper. Will it be thrown out?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Grant St Julian III's answer
What you state is not a defense. Having a license plate in the windshield is a violation of the law if the car is driven on a Texas road, regardless of where the car was purchased.

Q: In the state of Missouri, what are all the skateboarding laws? Where can I view them?

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law, Traffic Tickets, Constitutional Law and Entertainment / Sports for Missouri on
Answered on Oct 18, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
If you are not able to find laws in your ordinary searches under civil, traffic, recreational, and other laws, you could check with your elected officials on the city council, assembly, and other local, city, and state government bodies. One of the problems with skateboarding is that many places and parks do not want it because they consider it a liability, meaning that they’re afraid of getting sued if someone injures themselves or someone else. Good luck.

Tim Akpinar

Q: What does did unlawfully operated mean? I was issue ticket for failure to observe signal with a court date TBD .

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Stuart Nachbar's answer
Yes, there are different tickets he could have issued and unlawfully operate is appropriate as would failure to obey a traffic signal

Q: How many points off your license for, disregarding highway sign. 26.2-830

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
If you are licensed in Virginia that's 3 demerit points under 46.2-830. A lawyer might be able to help you get it reduced or dismissed

Q: I got a speeding ticket 50/35. There was no sign on my side dropping speed from 45 to 35? Do I have a case?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
There has to be a posted sign putting you on notice of the change. I'd try to document it somehow if there is not a posted sign by traveling the same route to verify.

Q: I was stopped for an inspection sticker , he ran my name and an old warrant came up spent

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Do not put your name or email on this public website. Hire a traffic court attorney to help you with the attachment and tickets.

Q: i was locked up for a few months , i come home to a bunch of tickets , its very obvious that someone was driving my

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Zev Goldstein's answer
Hi,

Yes you can, we have had such cases. If you need assistance please contact us.

Zev

Q: DUI Suspended License

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair's answer
It's hard to answer your question because you really aren't asking a question. If you were arrested for DUI then you should consult a lawyer as quickly as possible since you have rights that will "expire" within 10 days of your arrest. Despite the fact that your license is expired you can reinstate at any time (unless you are suspended, in which case you have to clear up the suspension before getting your license). It seems likely the stop for swerving was the grounds for the initial contact...

Q: how many point for one drive license in the state Maryland

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Mark Oakley's answer
Not sure what you are asking, but if you accumulate 8 points in any 2 year period, the MVA can suspend your MD license. 12 points will result in revocation of your license.

Q: Wreck no driver license. Given paper todo ddc. There was no complaint number on ticket.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arizona on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Zachary Divelbiss' answer
There should be some type of case number on your ticket, usually at the very top. If not, you will need to contact the court where the ticket was issued. The court information should also be on the ticket. The court will be able to give you the case number if you well them your name and date of birth. Then you can complete DDS.

Q: Can you still park within 30ft of a bus stop on the weekend when the bus doesn’t run at all?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
I recommend that you call a skilled MD traffic lawyer who will be able to guide you in the right direction.

Q: If you get a traffic violation on provisional and plan for trial do you restart 18 months from date of ticket or trial?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
You will want to contact a skilled MD traffic lawyer. Many of these lawyers will offer a consultation over the phone to explain what they may be able to do for you.

Q: Received ticket less then 12 months after receiving PBJ. What should I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
Contact a skilled MD traffic attorney and hopefully they can guide you in the right direction.

Q: What do I do if I got a fix it ticket on a rental?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Massachusetts on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
You will want to contact an attorney in MA who can advise you as to whether or not they can help once you explain to them the details of your case.

Q: Do I need a lawyer for a seatbelt violation in a window tint violation or can I just make payments on the fine

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
You will want to call around for a NC lawyer as every attorney is different on how they take payments. Some do partial payments and some don't.

Q: I have not got a ticket from this but I have a light bar on the back of my car. Is this illegal to put on?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
Contact a NC lawyer with more details and they can advise you on this.

Q: Is it okay if I check waze while I'm driving?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
Every state has different laws on what you can and cannot do. Checking Waze often falls into a gray area where you can be careless by taking your attention off the road so check with a NC lawyer who can advise you and probably get more specific information about your case.

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