If the question is "can I be cited", the answer is yes. The question is whether they can prove it in court. If you do receive a citation, make sure you hire an experienced lawyer as you could lose your license if you are cited for going 31mph or more over the limit, plus you will get...Read more »
But I got pulled over for running the red light so that what gave him proable cause to stop me was I ran the red light but now he told me he not giving me the sitation for running the red light only driving without a license so now there no proable cause correct
My wife was pulled over and fined $144 for operating a vehicle with expired registration. This was the only reason for the stop. My understanding is it is a secondary offense and not grounds for a stop. Also on the citation the officer listed her car as a Ford Fusion but it is actually a Ford... Read more »
No. The officer can file it within 30 days and then mail it to you. If it is filed with the court outside of 30 days then you can argue that it is past the statute of limitations. It is a three point moving violation so you should plead not guilty. You should also get a lawyer to help you either...Read more »
I was in a bad accident a few years ago, it was my fault - I slid through a stop sign. I was taken by ambulance and never received a ticket nor was one mailed to me. Someone told me about a way to look up info on court cases and for kicks and giggles I checked my own data and lo and behold I have... Read more »
Contact the court and see if you can plead not guilty as you will be assessed 3 points if you plead guilty and just pay the fine. Hire a lawyer to help you to hopefully get the ticket dismissed because they have to have the hearing within the statute of limitations. Since you are passed that date...Read more »
I was the only person traveling on a two lane road. I looked down on my phone for no more than 2 seconds to look at an alert since no one was around. I looked up and a pickup truck was backing out of his driveway into a two lane road into my lane. I had no reaction time and slammed into the rear... Read more »
The Answer is, it depends. If it is a moving violation and you get points on your license there is a chance that your insurance increase. It may or may not but there is no way to know until it happens. Also, if you get points on your license and if you happen to get another ticket in the next year,...Read more »
With covid, as many times as he wants. If you get a lawyer, the lawyer may be able to contact the officer and the court to try to work it out sooner. Many judges are doing zoom or telephone hearings due to Covid. You did not say how fast they have you going so be sure to look into how many points...Read more »
A little bit more information would be needed to provide you with good advice. That said, the penalty for this citation would be a fine and 4 points on your license. If you have a CDL it would also cause that to be revoked for a period of time. You should plead not guilty and then find a criminal...Read more »
This occurred in PA. While I thought I stopped, it may have been a rolling stop. I am also a resident of MD, does that change anything? I'm worried about points going on my license. This occurred at night, however, the officer told me everything was recorded.
You should absolutely go to court because if you are found guilty, 3 points will be added to your license. You insurance could increase as a result and if you have points on you license already, you could potentially be suspended. Call a lawyer to discuss your case. Many judges allow your lawyer to...Read more »
I have a summary trial coming up on the 29th for driving without a liscense. I wasn't aware that it had been revoked due to covid. I had received a notice before hand but nothing after confirming it was revoked. The citation also has the wrong model car on it. This is my first time dealing... Read more »
You should do what you can ahead of your trial to have your licensing issue resolved. This offense carries only a fine, but a hefty fine of $200 plus court costs. Also, if you've been convicted of this same offense in the last 5 years, your license will be suspended for 6 months. If...Read more »
I received a call from my car insurance that said my car was reported in an accident. There was a claim that i side swiped their car causing very minor scratches, however, i have no idea what they talking about. I dont remember swipping anyone. I am going to contest with my insurance, however,... Read more »
Based on what you've described, if you do receive a citation it will likely be a summary offense and points and on your license as opposed to more serious criminal charges. If you do receive a citation or if the police do contact you, you should reach out to an attorney for a consultation.
I am 100% sure I have crossed the intersection while the traffic light was yellow still I was pulled over today and was given a citation “failed to stop at steady Red signal”. Please guide if could still be fined even after pleading not guilty.
Definitely plead not guilty because it is a three point offense. The law says that you have to be totally through the entire intersection before the light turns red. Since it is a three point offense you may be able to get the officer and Judge to reduce the tickets so it is just a fine and no...Read more »
If you didn't have a CDL, I would have told you that you don't need to worry about points transferring to your PA license. Pennsylvania would take no action on any points you may receive in VA. The only concern I have is whether that offense in VA is considered a "serious traffic...Read more »
You are looking at 5 points on your license, a hearing with Penndot to determine if you will be suspended and almost certainly your insurance rates will be affected or your insurance company can drop you. Plead not guilty and get a lawyer to help you as your chances of things working out will be...Read more »
I received a traffic violation in the mail today that the officer filed the case on 11/25/20 for something I supposedly did on 10/8/20. I was wondering if it was legal for a PA officer to do that if it was over 30 days?
It depends what the violation is for. Normally they have 30 days to file a citation unless it is Driving Under Suspension. If it was filed after 30 days then you can argue that the ticket should be dismissed. An experienced traffic lawyer would be a great help.
I've had experience in the past with this same situation. The citation should be dismissed by the court or withdrawn by the officer. Technically, the officer can re-file the citation against your son once he learns of the mistake, but I have not seen that happen. You should consider talking to...Read more »
Get a lawyer to go to court with you. You are looking at a 5 point offense. If your employer checks your record and sees points it could affect your employment. Many judges will let your lawyer go to court for you, so you may not have to attend the court hearing to get your points reduced....Read more »
You can be mailed a citation so long as the officer files it in court within 30 days of the offense. If you do receive a citation, plead not guilty as you would be looking at a 4 point offense at that speed. Many times we can go to court and get the speed and the points reduced, hopefully to a zero...Read more »
Yes, it could be considered a "fatal error" if it is incorrect in certain situations. You may want to fight it based on this or in the alternative you may want to seek a reduction of the ticket to a zero point offense so that it will not affect your insurance. Either way, an experienced...Read more »
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