Many people don't believe that traffic tickets have adverse effects, but even seemingly minor traffic infractions can have significant consequences.
Paying a traffic citation constitutes a guilty plea. You have the right to contest the violation and it may be to your advantage to do so.
Multiple traffic infractions could result in suspension of your driver's license. It is also possible for traffic violations to lead to increased automobile insurance rates.
If you or a loved one have received a traffic citation, contact the Norris Law Group at 318-771-7000 today.
Some of the most common traffic violations include:
If your appearance is required in court for a traffic ticket and you fail to appear, you could be assessed additional fees; have a warrant issued for your arrest; and your driver's license could be suspended. Louisiana will suspend the driver's licenses of motorists with multiple traffic violations. Fines are the most common penalty associated with a traffic citation, but certain offenses may carry additional penalties.
When a person is convicted of careless operation that causes the death of a human being, the offender can be ordered to serve up to:
If you received a traffic citation in Shreveport, Bossier City, or a surrounding area in Louisiana, consult The Norris Law Group to discuss the long-term consequences for your driving record. Call 318-771-7000 or contact us online to schedule a confidential consultation.