Traffic Ticket Lawyer Bucks County

Traffic Tickets in Bucks County

Receiving a Traffic Ticket is a fairly common violation to obtain in this nation. Traffic tickets vary in different types and carry with them different degrees of charges. Maybe you were speeding, or driving too aggressively, or perhaps the police officer was just having a bad day and decided to take it out on you. Whatever the reason, you have received a Traffic Ticket. Although traffic tickets may seem inconsequential, they actually can become quite burdensome on your driving life if left ignored. Depending on the ticket and your driving history, the effects of a traffic ticket can be significant.

As a means to protect your driving record, please do not disregard the ticket. Many people in Philadelphia, Bucks County and throughout the country simply put the ticket aside or merely pay the fine without forming a second thought about it. This will only further complicate what is likely a very manageable problem. Make the smart decision and retain one of our attorneys to help resolve your traffic matters today.

Is My Traffic Matter Serious?

The penalties that are associated with receiving a traffic ticket are not limited to a simple fine. If you are convicted of a traffic violation you could possibly be facing points on your license, license suspension and higher insurance rates. In order to protect your driving privileges, you should consider hiring one of our experienced and knowledgeable traffic attorneys. As a way to understand how your current traffic matter will affect you, we will need to delve into your traffic history, as well as review your employment parameters.

Have you had other like or dissimilar traffic violations in the past? Were you driving on a suspended license? Was a bench warrant issued due to other past unresolved traffic violations? How significant are the penalties for this violation and does your particular legal circumstance potentially increase these penalties? What is the nature of your employment contract? These are but a few of the questions that we need to answer in order to understand the potential consequences and how to best resolve your traffic charge.

What Are the Standard Penalties for Traffic Violations?

The following list should provide you a basis by which to understand the relative seriousness of your traffic charge.

  • Speeding Tickets: The monetary penalties and points levied upon your license vary based upon the rate of speed at which you have been accused of driving. They can be significant with potentially high fines and significant points.
  • Red Light: Though this ticket is typically relatively inexpensive, it adds THREE POINTS to your license and can negatively impact both your driving status and insurance premiums.
  • Careless Driving: This ticket adds THREE POINTS to your license and can negatively impact both your driving status and insurance premiums.
  • Reckless Driving: This ticket adds FIVE POINTS to your license and carries an automatic 60 DAY SUSPENSION of your license and will negatively impact your insurance premiums.
  • Improper Passing: This ticket adds THREE to FOUR POINTS to your license and can negatively impact both your driving status and insurance premiums.
  • Stop Sign: This ticket adds THREE POINTS to your license and can negatively impact both your driving status and insurance premiums.
  • Failing To Stop For A School Bus: This ticket adds FIVE POINTS to your license and carries an automatic 60 DAY SUSPENSION of your license and will negatively impact your insurance premiums.
  • Exceeding Speed Limit In A School Zone: This ticket adds THREE POINTS to your license and can negatively impact both your driving status and insurance premiums.
  • Racing And Drag Racing: This ticket carries an automatic SIX MONTH SUSPENSION of your license and will negatively impact your insurance premiums.
  • Driving With A Suspended License: This ticket carries an automatic ONE YEAR SUSPENSION of your license and will negatively impact your insurance premiums.
  • Driving Without A License: This ticket carries a potential SIX MONTH SUSPENSION for any second or subsequent offense within a five year period and will negatively impact your insurance premiums once you are licensed and insured.
  • Driving Without Insurance: This ticket carries an automatic THREE MONTH SUSPENSION of your license and will negatively impact your insurance premiums once you become insured.
  • Commercial Driver’s License Infractions: Tickets for any of the above offenses can have far more devastating consequences for a CDL holder. The standards for these professionals is very high and they can lose their driving privileges, and with it their jobs, far easier than the rest of us.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

There are devastating financial and practical consequences that are associated with receiving a traffic violation. Traffic Tickets are rarely as innocuous as they may seem. The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. can help you. Call today to schedule a free consultation with one of our excellent traffic attorneys at our new, conveniently located Bucks county location.

There are devastating financial and practical consequences that are associated with receiving a traffic violation. Traffic tickets are rarely as innocuous as they may seem. The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. can help you. Call today to schedule a free consultation with one of our excellent traffic attorneys at our new, conveniently located Bucks county location.

This content was written on behalf of Greg Prosmushkin.