Traffic Fines and Punishment
- The Traffic Ticket "Points" System
Each state has a point system assigning a point value to each type of traffic offenses. Too many points often results in license suspension. Learn about the types of violations that result in two, three, four, and six points.
- Should I Go to Traffic School?
In many cases, you can avoid stiff fines and increased insurance rates by attending traffic school. Learn about how a ticket can increase your insurance rate and whether traffic school can help you avoid costly fines.
- Deciding if Fighting Traffic Tickets Is a Good Idea
A number of things to consider when deciding whether to fight a traffic ticket. Learn about how paying a ticket will affect your case, the advantages of attending traffic school, common defenses to a traffic ticket, and more.
- State License Points Systems
A collection of links to information on the “points” systems used in various states. Find your state’s point system to learn about the different classes of traffic violations and how points are assigned for each.
- How to Fight Traffic Tickets: 5 Strategies that Work
Five strategies for fighting a traffic ticket. Learn about different traffic ticket defense strategies, from disputing the officer's presentation of evidence to arguing your ticketed driving was somehow justified.
- Traffic Tickets - Getting an Attorney's Help
If you’ve been cited for violating a traffic law and would like to learn about your legal options, it may be in your best interests to consult with an attorney. Learn about how an attorney can help and how to find the right lawyer.