Columbus Traffic Attorneys
Many people are unaware of the consequences of violating Ohio traffic laws. The results of being cited for traffic violations include penalties and fines, higher auto insurance premiums, suspension of your driver’s license, and in some cases, even jail time or the forfeiture of your vehicle. Even “minor” offenses can lead to some of these consequences. Hiring an experienced attorney familiar with Ohio traffic laws can assist in minimizing the consequences resulting from conviction of traffic violations, including reducing or eliminating fines or jail time and helping you to keep your driver’s license.
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In Ohio, a driver can receive a traffic ticket for the following violations:
- driving under the influence (DUI)
- reckless driving
- driving under suspenstion (DUS)
- FRA suspension
- driving with an invalid operator’s license (NoOps)
- hit-and-run accidents
- disobeying traffic control devices
- failure to control
- assured clear distance ahead (ACDA)
- failure to comply
- changing lanes without safety signals
- seatbelt violations
- mechanical violations
- illegal u-turns
Ohio Law and Traffic Violations
Every time a driver receives a traffic ticket, points are subtracted from their Ohio driver’s license. When too many points are subtracted within a short period of time, serious consequences can result. If a person loses 12 or more points in a 2 year time frame, their license is usually suspended for a period of 6 months. In addition, they are held responsible to pay fines, attend traffic school, and face paying high- risk car insurance rates. An experienced Ohio traffic ticket attorney will have full knowledge in Ohio’s point system and can assist you reduce or eliminate the points subtracted from your license.
Having an experienced Ohio traffic ticket attorney on your side can mean the difference between facing penalties and having them reduced or eliminated. We can assure you that your rights will be protected and we will obtain the best possible outcome for your case.
Have you or someone you know been pulled over for a traffic violation? If so, Contact Us today!