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Slow Down for the Summer Travels

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During the summer season, it is much more common to find yourself driving to a holiday destination. Use some helpful hints if you find yourself on the road this summer to avoid a ticket.
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| Categories: Traffic, Speeding | Tags: | View Count: (91)
If you are cited in Massachusetts, you need to make the decision to appeal within 20 days of receiving the citation. How do you decide what the best decision is?
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| Categories: Traffic, Insurance Surcharge, Speeding, Suspensions, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: | View Count: (10)
Fighting a Junior Operator (JOL) Citation in Massachusetts can be a necessary evil. If you pay the ticket, the junior operator will receive a lengthy suspension, a hefty fee, driver retraining, and will have to retake the license exam. But appealing the ticket is not a guarantee that those penalties will be avoided. It is important for a Junior Operator to put their best foot forward to try to keep the consequences at bay.
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| Categories: Traffic, Speeding, Suspensions, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: speeding ticket, traffic lawyer, JOL, Junior Operator | View Count: (1757)
Speeding tickets typically have a box checked for lidar, clocked, radar or estimated. It is important to know how your speed was calculated in order to fight it.
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| Categories: Traffic, CDL, Speeding, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: | View Count: (758)
Before paying or resolving a traffic citation, it is a great idea to consult with local counsel to determine the impact of a ticket on your driving history.   In the course of my practice this week, I have spoken to two different individuals in the same predicament.  Both were driving through Virginia earlier this year and given a citation for speeding 81/70 mph zone.  Under Virginia Law, speeding is considered CRIMINAL RECKLESS DRIVING if the speed is more than 20 miles over the posted limit...
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| Categories: Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: | View Count: (459)
How to determine whether you should appeal an out of state traffic ticket.
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| Categories: Traffic, Insurance Surcharge, Speeding | Tags: traffic, insurance, ticket, appeal | View Count: (1)
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Massachusetts "No Fix" Statute

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M.G.L. 90C Section 2 states in relevant part: "A failure to give a copy of the citation to the violator at the time and place of the violation shall constitute a defense in any court proceeding for such violation, except where the violator could not have been stopped..."
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| Categories: Traffic, Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: speeding, appeal, ticket, no fix statute, citation | View Count: (515)
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Be Careful of License Suspensions

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In Massachusetts, almost all moving violations are characterized as "surchargeable events." With a moving violation, if it is surchargeable, your insurance company has the right to surcharge your insurance. What that amounts to is an increase of approximately 10% of your premium per year for 3 to 6 years.
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| Categories: General, Traffic, Insurance Surcharge, CDL, Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: license suspension, insurance, surcharge, ticket | View Count: (394)
A common question that arises with Massachusetts tickets is whether it is too late to fight the ticket.  Here is a breakdown of when you still have an opportunity to do so, and when it is too late.
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| Categories: Traffic, CDL, Speeding, Suspensions, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: ticket, speeding, traffic, appeal | View Count: (1)
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Don’t Ignore That Ticket!

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A speeding ticket received between Thanksgiving and New Years can be one more thing added to your long list of holiday obligations.
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| Categories: Speeding | Tags: speeding ticket, fight speeding ticket, ticket lawyer | View Count: (1002)
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