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With charges of careless driving and failure to yield,
With charges of careless driving and failure to yield, resulting in an accident and death, will it automatically go to court or is there a set fine which can be paid - similar to speeding?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NebraskaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I am not the defendant. It was my mother that was killed and the driver has been charged. We are looking at a civil suit, but trying to figure out, in the mean time, what will happen with the driver.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Traffic Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: Teenage girl
I got a speeding ticket 1 year ago, it was reckless driving
I got a speeding ticket 1 year ago, it was reckless driving Because I was going 47/25. I went to court and sat for over 4 hours, the Judge never called my name and the officer and I were the only ones left in the court room. After a few minutes she pulls up my file and I go and plead guilty with a reason, as this was my first speeding ticket, and the circumstance was that it was late at night and this road was the smallest, most isolated road I had ever been on so I wasn't paying attention to the speed limit, I was just trying to get home because I didn't have much gas left in my car and I didn't want to stranded on that isolated road. I could tell the judge was tired, so she just said "your record isn't as good as you make it seem" and said she couldn't do anything about the ticket. However, what I told her was that I had never gotten a speeding ticket which was true, I wanted to ask if there should have been some kind of dismissal for my case, because I don't believe it's fair for me to wait all day in court and my name wasn't even on her list, then I have to get her at the end of the day when she just wants to go home. She was lenient on a teenager that had a dui but wouldn't let me get out of a reckless driving, which ruined my driving record. Also the officer agreed with everything I said, is there anything I can do, I really want to get that reckless driving off my record
My 19 year old daughter was in a car accident In my car.
My 19 year old daughter was in a car accident In my car. She is an insured driver on that car. Her 17 year old friend was driving with a learners permit and uninsured (he was not supposed to be driving my car). He was ticketed for fault though I don't believe that was accurate. The other car took a left hand turn from the right hand lane. And hit them on the passenger side near the front tire. The other car was damaged on the front divers side. I was not there and only have photos of my car. What are my options for fighting this. And will insurance cover the damage?
Customer: This is ***** ***** in Arizona. I have the same
Customer: hi This is ***** ***** in Arizona. I have the same questions this page. What is fine for allowing a minor to drive a vehicle? Not me. Someone I saw today JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Well, it was an 11 year-old that I saw coming out of a driver's side. the parent was in the passenger side. JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Traffic Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: i can wait a little bit JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
I was involved in a traffic accident and given a summons based
I was involved in a traffic accident and given a summons based on a witness. The police claimed it was my fault because of my age (over 60) not the fact that I have never had a moving violation in 45 years of driving. The other driver, a teenager who only had a license for a short time. I appeared in court and the city attorney threw out the witness statement saying it should have never come into play after discovery the witness was inside a building, did not see it, just heard the crash and was 500' from the incident. The witness claimed that it was observed so quickly the cars were still in motion. That I hit the other driver. I was stopped at the light and when it turned green I proceeded out and saw the other driver coming and was not stopping. I put on my brakes and the other driver who had two other lanes to avoid a collision veered towards me. I was in theory in the right hand turn lane and had not entered into the traffic lane. The other car took the whole front end off my car and ended to the right of me and hit the curb. The witness claimed I hit the other driver as it approached the intersection. After many conversations, I discovered that if I had hit the other car, the car would have been pushed away from me, not traveled in the direction it did. The other driver hit me so hard that the car spun and I was facing west. I was in the process of going south east. The other car landed north west, not south west of the intersection. My insurance has gone up a lot. The police took the witness statement and the teenagers word and that was it. My car was new the other car was old and damaged. I took a large loss on my car and I discovered the other driver received a larger sum than the value. I addressed the outcome of the court decision to the adjuster and he claimed it was closed and I was lucky they had not brought a lawsuit against me. So what do you do, put up and shut up or fight for the truth. And...if you fight for the truth, how do you do it.
My teenage daughter recently got her driver's license, so
My teenage daughter recently got her driver's license, so has a clean record. She and a friend were driving in a large parking lot, and her friend put her head out the window and took pictures -- not the driver, the passenger. She was driving at speedover 25 /under 35, but the lot was over a mile long and empty at 7PM. No skidding or fast turns. A bystander filmed them with his telephone and called the police on them. The police contacted us about this – took the plate and came to our home. They verifiedher license and left. They say they are “investigating” What will happen? What should we do? When will we know?
My husband was driving with a suspended license one week ago.
My husband was driving with a suspended license one week ago. He was not pulled over for it. His ex wife found out and is now threatening to have his custody removed because of it. Can she report it and can he still be convicted of it?
I live in New Jersey, over 15 years ago I had New YorkView more traffic law questions
Hi, I live in New Jersey, over 15 years ago I had New York State driver license under false name. About 2 months ago NYS discover that and informed New Jersey. NJ send me a notice. About 3 weeks ago NYS cleared my name, no charges , but now NJ took action and charging me with misstatement on application to secure NJ driver license and they want to suspend my DL for 2 years. I don't understand why since I did nothing wrong in NJ. I am a truck driver, I have a wife and two teenage kids, I just don't know what to do, is there any way out of this? PLEASE HELP