At the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry, we understand how important a clean driving record is, especially to a commercial driver. If you have recently received a ticket, we recommend speaking with a knowledgeable Moreno Valley traffic lawyer.

Our seasoned criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Scott D. Henry have collectively handled thousands of traffic cases with a proven track record of obtaining reduced and dismissed charges for our clients. We could advocate effectively to help you avoid or minimize the penalties and keep you behind the wheel.

Types of Issued Traffic Tickets

Traffic citations in Riverside County carry strict consequences that typically include expensive fines and points on your DMV driving record. For more serious infractions, your car may be impounded for up to 30 days, and your driving privileges may be suspended or revoked. Some common violations of the California Vehicle Code include:

  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
  • Speeding
  • Evading a police officer
  • Traffic signal violations
  • Carpool and HOV violations
  • Street racing
  • Use of a cell phone while operating a vehicle
  • Reckless driving
  • Hit and run

Our attorneys in Moreno Valley could advise someone on what steps they should take depending on the type of traffic violation they have received.

Traffic Fines

Traffic tickets range from about $100 for minor infractions to thousands of dollars for more serious violations. The most common traffic tickets for speeding, vary depending on how fast you were allegedly going over the posted speed limit.

If you were allegedly going 15 miles or less over the speed limit, you would receive a base fine of $238. If you were traveling 16-25 miles over the speed limit, your base fine would increase to $367. If you were believed to have been traveling 26 mph or more over the posted speed limit, your base fine would be $490. In addition to the base fine, there are court, county, and state assessments added that would increase your total fine by around $250 to $300. 

How Our Traffic Attorneys Could Help

Traffic citations can carry harsh consequences. Fortunately, our experienced traffic attorneys in Moreno Valley could advocate skillfully on your behalf to save you both time, money, and frustration. We could provide you with superior legal representation by:

  • Explaining your legal rights and options
  • Appear in court on your behalf
  • Keeping you informed during the entire process
  • Fight relentlessly to have your traffic ticket dismissed or reduced

Consult with a Moreno Valley Traffic Attorney

If you received a ticket, it is important to remember that you have options. You do not have to just pay the ticket and accept the consequences. Let our Moreno Valley traffic lawyers fight skillfully to have your violation reduced or dismissed, which could help you minimize or avoid harsh penalties. Contact our offices today for a free consultation. During your consultation, our experienced defense attorneys could review the specifics of your citation and go over the available options to get you the best possible resolution, given the circumstances.

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