Wife was in labor and we were rushing to the hospital. I didn't realize my registration was out (100% my fault). I got pulled over and the officer realized the situation and helped us get on our way fast. Told us ticket would be in the mail. 2 months go bye and nothing. Now 5 months later I... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
Make an appointment with the Court for an appearance for Arraignment and to recall the warrant. Go to your DMV to bring your registration current and if they won't because there is ahold on the registration, ask for documentation for the court to show you went there. Take the hospital... Read more »
I am 18 years old this is the first time I have been pulled over I was nice to the cop he did not ask any questions after I handed him my information he just came back with a ticket explained it and left. If i plead not guilty would the judge reduce my speed so I would not receive points on my... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
Go to the website for the County Court in which you were issued the ticket. See what the bail is. You probably have at least 1 point on your record and your insurance can go up by $80 per month. Google search for a traffic ticket attorney in your area to assist you to get the fine reduced and the... Read more »
Was pulled over pulling out of gas station officer performed field sobriety test and I passed. Then asked to search vehicle and I said no then spoke to another officer after he removed his recording device and sat on car. Then told me that he was calling a canine unit out to which I responded that... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Based on your description, it appears that the officer may have exceeded the lawful limits of his authority during the traffic stop. The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures, and law enforcement officers generally need a warrant or... Read more »
So I was pulled over a month ago for speeding. Officer had me doing 15 over. I was on the clock for my job in a company vehicle so she just took down my information and said she’d send the citation in the mail. Fast forward to this past Monday and I finally received something in the mail from the... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2022
You need to get a lawyer to assist. The notice of suspension was because you did not enter a plea on the ticket. It was likely sent to the address on your license. If you have not already, you should contact the court and plead not guilty and then your license would not be suspended. A lawyer can... Read more »
I was never pulled over for speeding, therefore never served anything for any alleged speeding(which I never did, since didn't feel comfortable driving back there to begin with, much less speed). What recourse do I have to fight this charge of$130 for sometime that I didn't do?
answered on Oct 21, 2022
You need to determine if the speeding ticket is in your name or the company's name. Police can mail a ticket but they usually do pull the driver over first. If it is not in your name and it was not you who was the driver then this would be a civil law case and not a traffic law, so you should... Read more »
I was issued citation for not coming to a complete stop at stop sign. At the time, my vehicle was not inspected. I am making inspection appointment on Monday
Police officer never looked at my inspection. I feel as if I came to a complete stop but was guilty of an expired vehicle... Read more »
answered on Jul 25, 2022
You should plead not guilty. Bring proof that you had the vehicle inspected to the hearing, and the officer may withdraw that citation. The officer may also be willing to change the stop sign citation to a section that does not add points to your license. Consider reaching out to a traffic attorney... Read more »
He pulled up to my driveway as i was closing the garage door and I opened the door after he honked. This is a psp trooper in pa.
answered on Jul 21, 2022
No. An officer can mail a citation without ever making contact with a driver if the driver can be ID'd by the trooper, such as if the officer can see the driver and has had prior run ins with him/her. The question in your case is what the trooper is relying on for his identification of you as... Read more »
I was in bed asleep at that time of the violation and the vehicle I don’t drive. It’s a spare for the family. No one in my family was ever pulled over on this date and time or any other time. Is this legal?
answered on Jul 21, 2022
Certainly sounds like a mistake was made, which happens from time to time. You should plead not guilty, which means a hearing will be scheduled that you will have to appear for. It should be as simple as the officer realizing he/she made a mistake when you see him/her at the hearing. You can also... Read more »
answered on Jul 20, 2022
Yes. I'm not sure what citation you received, but this happens often with suspended license citations. If the officer can ID the driver and knows from past dealings that the driver's license is suspended, a citation can be issued/mailed without being pulled over. If you have received a... Read more »
The officer told me no points would be added to my license and because it was only 5mph over the limit, my insurance should not be affected. Is that accurate?
answered on Jul 18, 2022
It is not a misdemeanor, and not something that would appear on a criminal background check. It's true that no points will be added to your license if you have a Pennsylvania license. If your license is from another state, that may change. The insurance issue is a little more complicated. Your... Read more »
I was pulled over on the 10th for an expired tag, I also don't have a license and was charged with driving on a DUI suspension and recieved the citation in the mail with instructions on how to plea and my options. On the Friday the 15th I received the citation in the mail, I wasn't given... Read more »
answered on Jul 17, 2022
If you received a citation for driving under suspension, DUI-related, the court will automatically schedule a hearing because there is mandatory prison time associated with that section. You really should consult with an attorney in your area prior to your hearing date.
answered on Jun 26, 2022
If you have a Pennsylvania license, a conviction for 3111(a) will not give you any points. If you have a license from another state, including a CDL from another state, that answer may change and you should consult an attorney.
She couldn't find her registration card but the sticker on the license plate said it was good until 11-22 and we have the registration card now and it says the same thing what should we do
answered on Jun 21, 2022
She should plead not guilty. A hearing will be scheduled, and if she brings proof of current registration, the trooper may be willing to withdraw the citation. At worst, a violation for expired registration carries only a fine - there are no points or license suspension. That differs however from... Read more »
I’m not sure if this is something I’ve experienced but I was always made to sign something when getting a ticket. (I got one 2 years ago in NJ) Not sure if I will actually be getting a citation or if it was a scare tactic?
answered on Jun 16, 2022
An officer is permitted to mail you a citation in Pennsylvania. If you do receive one, feel free to reach out to a traffic or criminal defense attorney for a free consultation. There is some odd interactions between the PA and NJ vehicle code when it comes to points transferring from PA to NJ.
I was just pulled over by the police. I asked the officer to tell me what was the reason for the stop, however, he insisted I give him my ID before he'd tell me what was the reason for the stop. Come to find out, my registration expired ten days ago. As I explained to the officer, it was... Read more »
answered on Jun 11, 2022
Based on what you've written, I don't think you did anything wrong. Most officers, at least those I've interacted with, will run license plates randomly or really whenever they are driving behind someone. A lot of police cars are also now equipped with automatic license plate... Read more »
I live in PA (Chester county). I was pulled by a police and got a ticket for expired registration and inspection. (My registration was expired 4 months ago and I forgot to renew, my inspection is also expired for this year). I have a clean record. I will get them renewed asap. Shall I just plea... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2022
You can simply plead guilty and pay the fine - you won't be assessed any points or suspension. However, given you have a clean record, you should plead not guilty and bring proof of inspection and registration to the court. Most officers will withdraw the citations if you prove you've had... Read more »
answered on Jun 3, 2022
You are facing a license suspension hearing and 5 points at that speed. Plead not guilty on all citations by mail and get a lawyer to help you. Many times we can negotiate the speed down to save your license and save some points. Bring proof you fixed the paperwork to court and alot of times those... Read more »
A car hit my car at the front passenger side as I was making a left turn at Route 663 at 3:40am. The road was blind on my right and a car was speeding down. Instead of him having a collision towards me, he swerved to the right and fell on a ditch and hit a tree. His car was wrecked but he was fine... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2022
You should absolutely plead not guilty. At the very least, it may be possible to have the citation amended to a section that will not add points to your license. Consult a traffic attorney in your area for more information.
I got a ticket and the fine amounts are listed, but there’s no total amount
The court suspend my driving privilege because i do not pay the fine i go explain the situation because of the suspention i can not drive to work so i can not pay the fines and keep like this for 7 years so i finaly do not own nothing more becuase i ask them whiy i have more fines if i do not get... Read more »
answered on Feb 13, 2023
Consult with experienced traffic ticket attorneys. They (or you) may be able to appear before the judge for a reduction and payment plan.
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