Rhode Island Traffic Violation Lawyer
Consulting with an experienced traffic violation lawyer should be your first step after receiving a traffic violation. Over time to many traffic violations on your record could result in the permanent loss of legal driving privileges. Points against your driver’s license could require you to pay heavy fines, attend traffic school or cause a substantial increase in your insurance premium. In the state of Rhode Island, traffic violations are a serious matter and can strongly impact your driving record.
Types of Traffic Violations
There are two main categories of traffic violations: moving violations and parking violations. Both categories carry legal ramifications and are taken seriously in the eyes of the court. However, the potential harm caused by violations in motion, moving violations have stronger penalties and fines.
§ 31-27-1.1 Driving so as to endanger, resulting in personal injury. – (a) When the serious bodily injury of any person ensues as a proximate result of the operation of any vehicle in reckless disregard of the safety of others, including violations of § 31-27-22, the person so operating the vehicle shall be guilty of “driving so as to endanger, resulting in serious bodily injury”.
Listed below are different types of traffic violations.
- Reckless endangerment
- Failure to use turn signals
- Failure to operate a safe vehicle
- Parking in a handicapped zone w/o authorization
- Overdue parking meters
- Unsafe cell phone use while driving
- Failure to fasten your seat belt
- Failure to use child safety seats while transporting small children
RI Traffic Violation Lawyer
Traffic violations are not concrete. A simple error such as the police officer filled out the ticket incorrectly or failed to give you all of the information required by law could be enough to have your violation thrown out or dismissed. Hiring a traffic violation lawyer experienced in the field of moving and parking traffic violations could strongly impact the case in your favor. If you would like to consult with Attorney Chad Bank regarding your traffic violations call (401) 229-5088 today.