Let's face it, at some point or other, there just doesn't seem to be enough time to get from point A to B. There is no instance where going above the speed limit is legal or merited but it does happen. Whether you are conscious of it or not, when you are driving at a speed that is higher than the posted speed, you are guilty of speeding. In many places now, it is possible to get a speeding ticket even if you are only going 5 miles over the posted speed limit.
Getting a speeding ticket can be very upsetting. If you were already in a hurry, stopping for the ticket takes up more time and can cause emotional stress which is further compounded by the fact that you are going to be even later. When you receive a speeding ticket for driving at a speed that is significantly faster than the posted speed limit, you are required to appear in court.
Undoubtedly you will notice many people in traffic court when you arrive. The judge, officers and court clerks will deal with many different cases throughout the day. For you, these other cases are not your concern or issue your case is. Make sure that you pay attention to your case in the following ways:
There are many reasons that you should fight a speeding ticket. Perhaps the most important reason is if you feel you received the ticket falsely or in error. This may be the most important reason but it is also the hardest to prove. For certain, you should not go to traffic court with the notion that you will be able to deceive or bribe the court. Reasons to fight a ticket include:
Have you or someone you know been pulled over for a Traffic Violation? If so, contact one of our traffic violation lawyers in you area today!