Going 108 in a 55 but on my citation it ONLY says speeding. It doesn't say anything about reckless driving. Got it under statute 55-8-152 in TN code. Could I get community service? What're all the possibilities of punishment?
What are you complaining about? Depending on the Citation, either pay it (which is a Conviction with MVR points) or go to Court. You might get the speed reduced or some type of Diversion. Have money there to pay it. Be respectful.
Complain to your State Representative. The State has already outlawed the ticket cameras constituting a criminal charge as no personal service or arrest. Such tickets cannot add points to your MVR. But you can be sued for a civil debt.
I paid a child restraint ticket this morning and was charged $175.00 1st offense. I looked up the cost for TCA 55-9-602 and it stated that the fine was $50.00. I went back in and ask the clerk why it was so high she really never came up with a understandable answer. I told her I wanted to keep my... Read more »
I realized the other day that my traffic ticket has the wrong license plate number on it. I had given an old registration and he acknowledged it but said that I had the new blue plate so obviously I had up-to-date plates. I believe the license on the ticket is my old one but I'm not 100% as... Read more »
Ok so the court charged my husband $25 fine for no license and court cost and fees were $238 total for that charge then on top of it $2.00 plus court cost and fees again that equaled $216 for a stop sign violation too! which made it a total of $454 is that legal to charge court cost twice for the... Read more »
Those charges sound normal, Statewide. You might call the Court Clerk and inquire politely about each cost, but i doubt it will do any good. It sounds like your Husband did not go to Court. The disobedience of a traffic signal violation will add some points to his MVR also. He needs to get his...Read more »
Charges can be filed against you at any point within the statute of limitations. However, due to the highly-science-dependent nature of DUI prosecution, if you were not administered field sobriety tests at the scene, nor were you administered blood draws, which were sent to TBI, it is unlikely the...Read more »
So I got a ticket in Germantown Tn. It was for speeding and expires tags. I went to court and was given option to take take the defensive driver course. Went to next court date provided them certificate for the course completion and with my tags up to date. Yet they still charged me court cost on... Read more »
Apparently Judge ordered it Dismissed With Costs. You are lucky, as no points are added to your MVR. If you want, you could ask the Judge to plea guilty, then also pay a Fine. Trial is not a good option on speed violations.
Also, the cop pulled me over for doing 81 in a 55 but my car can't go over 75 and i told him that and have proof because of a few issues but it's still drivable obviously. Still gave me a ticket and his date is compley off its still for 2020, but it's 2022
Was driving home cop followed me for almost a mile I pulled in my drive way and after I was already in my house the cop knocked on my door requested my driver license and now I have a ticket for an expired tag
I was driving in a 5 lane road and the bus was stopped on the oncoming traffic side 4 lanes over. I was looking in my mirror at a guy on my tail. I looked back down to see the bus and hit my brakes. The guy behind me came even closer so I let off and eased forward past the bus with the guy behind... Read more »
It is up to the LEO whether to arrest you or summon you to Court. Here a Citation was issued, but he is requiring you to be booked. You must show up for the process or an Arrest Warrant for a Class A Misdemeanor will probably be issued.
I have a clean record and I was tailgated, boxed in and brake checked by a semi without a load.
With my kids in the car fussing I was extremely uncomfortable and anxious. When this truck finally merged to move on I saw a trooper on the shoulder, no car in front of him and lights on.... Read more »
Probably not as General Sessions is not a Court of Record and amendments to the charging instrument can be made easily. Go to Court with your TNDL, Registration and Insurance. Hope for some type of diversion.
I received a speeding ticket on the Natchez Trace in TN...a federal violation. 36 CFR 4.21 (c) for 72 in a 50. I have been asked to pay a fine of $150 and don’t have to appear in court. (Box B). I have a clean driving record. My question is: if I pay the fine, am I admitting guilt and will this... Read more »
I want to know if a person can be cited for causing damage to my vehicle that is parked in a parking spot and I’m not in it. If they hit it and leave without a note or contact information, can they be charged with a hit and run? What if officers don’t want to spend the time investigating and... Read more »
Have you identified the License Plate, or the Driver, that hit you? Some places have video surveillance. Any witnesses? Once you identify either the Driver or the Owner, then report it to LEO's and make claims against their Liability Coverages. You might try the Financial...Read more »
They gave me a court date and no other information was on the ticket. It had no price I would had to pay just a court date for a few months out. It has me worried that I might get my license suspended.
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