Learn about your state's speeding laws
What If I Can’t Afford to Pay My Traffic Ticket?
Traffic tickets can be really expensive. Read about some options you might have if you can't afford to pay your traffic ticket fine.
How Getting a Speeding Ticket Affects Your DMV Driving Record
A speeding ticket will typically lead to the DMV assessing traffic violation points to your driving record. Accumulating too many points can lead to license suspension and increased insurance rates.
Different Types of Speeding Laws
All 50 states regulate how fast motorists can drive on state roadways. Speeding laws vary by jurisdiction, and many states have several types of speed limits. However, in general, excessive-speed laws fall into one of three categories: “absolute” (also called “maximum”) “prima facie” (also
In many states, speed cameras are used to ticket drivers, though there are normally certain restrictions to their use. But there are also states where the use of these automated cameras to catch traffic violators is prohibited altogether.
Is Driving Over 100 MPH a Felony Offense?
Speeding tickets and auto accidents are something everyone strives to avoid. However, if you have had the misfortune of either, you are aware of the repercussions. Driving over 100 MPH is actually more common than most would believe.
Speeding Ticket Issues for Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Holders
Many truckers wonder if a CDL speeding ticket will threaten their commercial driver’s license (CDL) and thus their livelihood. In other words, can getting one or more speeding tickets mean that your CDL will be revoked?
Can I Get Jail Time for a Speeding Ticket?
Generally, a speeding violation is an infraction. So, unless your case involves certain aggravating factors, no jail time will result
Fighting a Speeding Ticket When the Cop Used Radar
Even if a cop clocks you going over the speed limit with radar or LIDAR, you may still have ways of fighting the ticket in court.
Tickets for Impeding Traffic and Driving Too Slowly
Speeding tickets are more common, but you can also be ticketed for driving too slowly or obstructing the flow of traffic.
Move Over Laws: Making Way for First Responders
“Move-over” laws generally specify what motorists must do when approaching or being approached by first responders dealing with an emergency. Drivers who don't follow these rules can be ticketed.