The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) first conducted a study on the driving age public's attitudes and behaviors about speeding and unsafe (or aggressive) driving in 1997. NHTSA conducted a second survey on this topic in 2002 to collect updated data on the nature and scope of the speeding and aggressive driving problems.
A traffic ticket might seem little more than a nuisance to you. Why pay a ticket anyway? What’s the worst that could happen? Well, there are consequences to your actions and many of them are quite serious in nature. That one hundred dollar ticket could easily turn into a monster if you decide to ignore it.
Traffic laws differ slightly from state to state, but throughout the United States, most traffic offenses are considered to be infractions. Infractions refer to non-criminal offenses that may result in fines and other penalties, but that will not result in jail time or a criminal record. In some cases,
More than 700,000 traffic citations are issued in Indiana every year. Currently, every warning and citation is hand written and the citation forms vary from county to county. The Electronic Citation and Warning Systeme (CWS) will let officers electronically record citation information in the field, eliminating the need for redundant manual data entry, drastically reducing administrative work, and increasing the safety of Hoosier roadways by quickly identifying dangerous drivers and reducing the time needed for a traffic stop.
If you have received a traffic ticket, there is always the temptation to simply ignore it and throw it away. Traffic tickets are costly, and in many cases are arbitrarily issued by officers – for example, if you were travelling above the speed limit to stay with the flow of traffic, you might have
Receiving a traffic ticket is never a fun or enjoyable procedure. The temptation is always present to simply throw the ticket away, rather than paying it – especially if you were pulled over incorrectly or for reasons that are not valid. However, there are a number of potential problems that can
If you have recently received a speeding ticket in an area you consider to be a "speed trap," you should educate yourself on the particular speed trap laws in your particular jurisdiction, and find out if your speed trap could be considered illegal. You may be able to get your speeding ticket dismissed,
Traffic ticket points are a system to quantify the severity of traffic violations. With nearly 212 million licensed drivers on the United States roads according to 2008 figures derived from statistics on the U.S.
Nobody likes to get a speeding ticket, and it can be even more frustrating when the ticket doesn’t seem exactly fair. Sure, you were speeding, but maybe it wasn’t clear what the speed limit was in the area, or maybe the speed limit changed really suddenly and you didn’t have time to slow down.