The cop slowed and turned his lights on infront of the car that was speeding. I was able to immediately pull over when the cops lights went on and he started his U-turn, so did the car that was speeding. It was a couple car lengths in front of me. I pulled behind parked cars and the other car in... Read more »
If you go to court, the standard of proof is preponderance of the evidence, so if the officer says you were speeding even less than what he wrote the ticket for you will still have a judgment on your record and likely increased insurance rates. You should consider hiring an attorney who can...Read more »
I have a pending DUI charge and IC 9-30-5-3 has recently changed. Prior occurrence has changed from 5 years to 7 years. My first DUI occurred November of 2012 but was not decided until April of 2013. My pending charge occurred on 02/05/2020. So because of this change my charge is somewhere in... Read more »
If your license is an Indiana license, you will be suspended for failure to file proof of insurance, the suspension will be 90 days or more and will have a reinstatement fee. You may qualify for specialized driving privileges.
I was involved in a vehicle incident may of 2019, while working/driving for a company whom I was fully covered by their insurance. The CoC was never sent to the bmv, which resulted in a 90 day suspension on my license. I was never informed of the suspension and was pulled over in December of 2019... Read more »
You should contact a local traffic attorney who can assist you with the suspensions and any pending case. If for some reason its not possible to get you valid quickly, you may qualify for a specialized driving privileges.
First, if you had insurance at the time of the violation, contact your insurance company to send in proof and the suspension will be removed. If you did not have insurance, then your option would be to petition the court for specialized driving privileges, you can do this yourself, but if you do...Read more »
Possibly. If the DWS is a misdemeanor then a new criminal charge could get your bond revoked. If you have an attorney on the drug case you should consult with them about the new situation, it may be possible to get the warrant recalled.
Like I head people who lost there licence can drive mopeds still I tryed looking it up online but im getting mixed results saying you need a licence or a moped license or even just an ID. I currently do not have my licence do to anxiety driving with someone so after i heard about this i thaught... Read more »
I am a single mom and recently divorced and trying to get everything in line and just happened to get pulled over. And I have a full time job at hospital and need to be able to make money to stay on track
How prosecutors handle traffic infractions varies widely from county to county. In some counties, prosecutors will not amend any traffic ticket which leaves you with the choice of either paying the ticket or taking it to trial. In other (most) counties, prosecutors may be willing to amend a...Read more »
The vehicle he was in didn't match the insurance card he had with him. That particular vehicle had been totaled just days before. He was told by the deputy to go home and make sure he has the correct insurance card from now on. He never got any thing else until he got the notice that his... Read more »
If he does not have a myBMV.com account, he needs to create one. It will allow him to look at his record for free and to see what the BMV is saying he needs to do to get valid. It is most likely he needs to contact the insurance company to show there was coverage on the new vehicle due to the...Read more »
Got in an accident in florida on spring break, got a ticket for leaving scene and careless driving. The officer told me there are ticket clinics I won’t have to come back to florida to pay! My ticket has a court date on it. What do I do?
There should be contact information for the court clerk on the ticket. Although clerks cannot give legal advice, they can inform you of procedures. Since this is a Florida issue, direct future inquiries towards Florida attorneys.
Under Indiana law, “IC” stands for Indiana Code, and the following numbers are the Title- Article - Chapter - and section of the code that states a particular law. Title 9 outlines laws and penalties for most driving offenses. However, IC 9-41-5-2(a) does not exist, as the articles under Title...Read more »
The plates expired several months ago. I did not realize this, as my mother kindly paid for my registration while I was at university (the renewal info is mailed to her address, not mine, so I did not realize the plates were not renewed this year). I’m not sure if I can fight this ticket (I know... Read more »
Before paying the ticket, consider calling the prosecutors office to see if they would be willing to work with you. Additionally, most of the ticket costs is the court costs which are $135.50. The prosecutor may be willing to dismiss for compliance.
You should not lose your license for a stop sign ticket, unless there are other convictions on your record that would cause the suspension. Additionally, if you did not have insurance your license will be suspended. If you are an Indiana resident and you admit to the violation it will add 2-4...Read more »
I received a speeding ticket a few days ago in the afternoon. The cop wrote a black ford. But I was driving a black Chevy. I talked to a couple family friends that are cops and they said to fight it. It’s my first time getting pulled over and first time getting a ticket. What would I say to fight... Read more »
The wrong car listed on the ticket will not result in the case being dismissed unless there was a Ford at the same place you were and the officer admits to pulling over the wrong car. If he simply wrote down the wrong make, the scriveners error can be corrected at any time until the case is...Read more »
You should consider speaking with an attorney before going to court. If you go and admit the violation it will add a minimum of 4 points to your record and likely increase your insurance costs considerably for the next three years or so.
I was ticketed in Lebanon (Boone County) for illegally passing a school bus, but the ticketing officer entered the expiration date incorrectly (April of 2020 instead of September). I was able to get a parking ticket dismissed in NYC for a similar error, but I'm unsure of Indiana's... Read more »
The officer is going to have to show the weather conditions justified driving so much slower, that the roads were not clear or the visibility was too bad. The type of vehicle you were driving, may also play a factor. The prosecutor/court will want to know the speed of other vehicles on the road...Read more »
I was pulled over in Indiana and issued a ticket for driving with no valid license. 9-24-1-1. The cop said the system for checking licenses was down and couldn’t find my info so it didn’t come up my license was actually suspended. Best way to handle this?
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