No one is perfect, and sometimes we make mistakes out on the road. Traffic violations, though normally not as bad as other offenses, come with hefty consequences. A traffic ticket usually results in a fine, but can also result in license suspension and higher monthly insurance rates. If you have tickets you haven’t paid, warrants will be issued for your arrest. At Becnel Law, we can help.
Jurisdictions typically classify traffic offenses into three categories: misdemeanors, felonies and infractions. Each classification denotes the seriousness of the traffic crime.
A misdemeanor traffic violation, in some jurisdictions, may include excessive speeding. Driving under the influence, or DUI, can be categorized as a felony depending on a driver’s past DUI convictions or harm caused. A traffic infraction such as failing to stop at a stop sign is another type of traffic violation.