My fiance just got his very first speeding ticket for driving 22 over the speeding limit. Will he accumulate any points on his license??
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Ok, 22 over will get him 4 points on his license unless they are willing to amend it down to 14 over, then it is 2 points. He may also be eligible for traffic school which would remove 3 points for the 3 hour class. He can have his license suspended if he reaches 12 points in 3 years so he should look into the traffic school option..
Ok thanks. He does not have to appear in court unless he wants to plead not guilty. His best bet may be to go to court and speak with a judge.
That is likely his best bet if he has a clean record otherwise. The judge may agree to amend it down right there..
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Last question, if the speed limit is not posted, can he fight the ticket in court? There is no speed limit posted for a long stretch on the road we were on, so it is imposible for anyone to know the speed limit, unless they are familiar with that road, which we are not.
Well that would be a mitigating circumstance if he entered the road at some point and no speed limit signs were posted from the point he got on the road to the point where he was stopped. But if he passed even one sign, that argument probably wouldn't fly..But sure, he can bring that up to the judge to see if the judge might agree. If he has a clear driving record otherwise, a judge might be lenient and either reduce the ticket or even let him off with a warning..
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