What happens if I get a ticket in Virginia

Question: What happens if i get a ticket in Virginia?

 

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) uses a system of points to evaluate drivers. When you are convicted of certain traffic Continue reading

What are some additional benefits of going to a defensive driving class?

What are some basic benefits of going to a defensive driving class?

 

Going to a defensive driving sclass has many benefits, but two of the most popular are listed here.

1. Stop demerit pointsfrom Continue reading

If this is my first ticket, will the judge give me driving school?

Question: If this is my first ticket, will the judge in traffic court give me driving school?

 

Answer: Maybe

There is never any guarantee when you go to court if the judge will or will not Continue reading

Don’t the police give you 5 miles over the speed limit?

Answer:  NO

By law, a police officer can give you a ticket for doing one mile over the speed limit.  If a officer CHOOSES to let you drive by him at about 5 miles over, then that is his choice.  However, he can legally give you a ticket for one mile over.  Remember, its the speed LIMIT, NOT speed average.