Get A Speeding Ticket That Could Cause You To Lose Your License? What To Do

Posted on: 3 May 2017


Does your life currently involve driving tally for work, being involved in car pools with other parents for your children, and needing a driver's license to function? If you have recently gotten a speeding ticket and you think it will push you over the limit that you are allowed to have, you want to get a lawyer.

A lawyer that regularly fights speeding tickets will be the most help. Here are some things you'll want to consider, and ways that a lawyer can help you try to change the outcome so you can avoid a suspended license.

Plea or Negotiation

Your lawyer may try to work a plea deal or a negotiation with the prosecution or judge, to see if they can reduce the speeding find, to lower the amount of points that you are sentenced with. This may be the first things that the lawyer does, so you can find out fast if you are going to have an easy or difficult case.

Marked Area

Was there a marking to show the speed limit in the area where you were driving? Depending on the way that you got to the point where the lawyer pulled you over, you may not have passed a sign that indicated what the speed was, and your lawyer can show this and that you weren't informed and that is why you were speeding. You will have to

Faulty Practices

If the lawyer can prove that the cop pulled you over for an illegal reason, or that they did something that wasn't by the book, you may be able to have the speeding ticket reduced or eliminated. The lawyer will have to go through the details of your case, and the police report, to see what they can find.

If you know that this will be the speeding ticket that forces you to lose your license, or to have the licenses suspended, you want to meet with a lawyer before you appear in court to fight the ticket, and you want to know what the lawyer thinks they can do to complete your case. If they aren't able to get the ticket thrown out, it will be important to have a lawyer that can fight so you can have restricted license that allows you to drive to work, so you aren't missing out on your wages and your career. 

For more information, talk to a lawyer.