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Bucks County Rolling Stop Ticket
Everyone who drives has been in the situation where they approach a stop sign, slow down, and see that there are no other cars approaching the intersection. While it is always our intention in this situation to stop the car and make sure we follow the law, we often end up just slowing down enough to roll through the stop sign and keep going. This may seem harmless. You may feel as if you are being safe by slowing down. But, in the eyes of the Law, your actions are the same as someone who drives right though a stop sign at full speed.
Every day, law enforcement cracks down on individuals who engage in “rolling stops.” A Rolling Stop is an instance where a vehicle driver slows down, but does not come to a complete stop at a stop sign. Police officers treat Rolling Stops the same way they treat any other stop sign violation. If they see you slowing down but failing to come to a complete stop, they will pull you over, and you will be issued a citation.
In Pennsylvania, a Rolling Stop violation carries three points, and can seriously impact your driver’s license and insurance premiums. That is why, if you are issued a citation due to a rolling stop, you should call an experienced Traffic Court Attorney right away.
Why Do I Need A Lawyer?
Here at The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our highly skilled lawyers have successfully represented drivers who were pulled over after Rolling Stops throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. From the district court and traffic court level to the Common Pleas appeal level, our experienced team of lawyers has effectively assisted our clients in obtaining a reduction of points or an outright dismissal of the charges. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., it’s our job to make sure one mistake doesn’t ruin your life. Call today for a free consultation.
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