When a driver is charged with a traffic violation, there are several potential consequences. Hefty fines, increased insurance premiums, marks on their DMV driving record, and even a license suspension can all result from a traffic citation. If you were pulled over and issued a ticket, we urge you to contact our Corona traffic lawyers. At the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry, our criminal defense attorneys have the experience and skill to fight and have your citation dismissed or reduced, helping you avoid most, if not all, of the associated penalties.

How a Traffic Attorney Can Help

After receiving a ticket, many motorists pay it and accept the consequences. However, having a skilled traffic defense attorney in Corona on your side could help prevent or significantly reduce any penalties. At the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry, our attorneys could assist by advising you of your legal rights and explaining your options, representing you in court, and negotiating skillfully to have your traffic violation dismissed or reduced.

Our highly regarded lawyers could appear in traffic court on your behalf, saving you time, money, and stress. Additionally, our legal team has first-hand knowledge of how traffic infractions are handled. Our experience and relationships with local judges allow us to negotiate effectively to have traffic citations reduced or dismissed.

Types of Traffic Violations

Commonly charged traffic offenses include driving under the influence, speeding, street racing, reckless driving, using a cell phone while driving, red light and carpool violations, and driving on a suspended license. The penalties for traffic violations vary considerably and are based on the nature and seriousness of the alleged offense. A lawyer in Corona could help someone facing a motor vehicle violation and explain their legal options based on their specific offense.

Carpool Lane Violations

In California, bumper-to-bumper traffic is nothing out of the ordinary. The frustration of fighting traffic or the need to reach a destination often causes drivers to enter the carpool or HOV lane unlawfully. The carpool lane is designated for vehicles carrying two or more occupants. It was created to encourage drivers to carpool to relieve traffic congestion. Vehicles that can legally use the carpool lane include motorcycles, mass transit vehicles, paratransit vehicles, vehicles that meet specific emissions standards and are displaying CAV decals. First-time carpool lane offenders may receive a minimum fine of $481 but may not receive any points on their DMV record.

Contact a Corona Traffic Attorney

If you have recently received a ticket, we urge you to contact our Corona traffic lawyers at the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry immediately. Often, tickets are issued when the case is not strong. Our skilled legal team could carefully review the specifics of why a ticket was issued and any applicable laws to build an effective defense strategy. Driving privileges are essential, especially to drivers in this state. We could represent you in traffic court and fight tirelessly to have the citation reduced or dismissed, minimizing any penalties.

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