How can a traffic violation affect me?

Driving requires a great deal of attention to the road. While driving, people should always remain aware of their surroundings on the world. They should not be worried about their cell phones while driving or other factors in the car that could contribute to an accident. If they are unaware of their surroundings while they are on the road due to a distraction, they can become involved in accidents that can cause serious harm to them and other drivers, including passengers.

Traffic violations are enforced to cause individuals to face consequences for their actions that break the laws of the road. If you have been found guilty of committing many traffic offenses, you may face the possibility of increased fines and face even harsher consequences for a repeated offense. By continuing to violate traffic laws, you can face increasing fines and other increasing penalties. When individuals are charged with driving with a suspended license, they may face harsher penalties since they are not legally allowed to drive during that period of time. If your license was suspended due to a driving while intoxicated charge and you were charged with driving with a suspended license, your consequences may increase due to the seriousness of a charge. Your license suspension may even be extended. If you get enough points on your license, you may have it suspended.

By ignoring the laws of the road, you can face consequences for these actions due to your wrongdoing. Traffic violations are not crimes, but they are taken seriously by officials to prevent them from happening again and causing disasters on the road. They can hurt someone by leading to a serious accident causing debilitating injuries. This can cause devastating effects to a family. By failing to adhere to traffic laws, you are still breaking the laws of the road and you should be held accountable for this. A police officer may issue you a ticket for your actions, which gives you the option to pay for your fine or appear in court fighting it. You will have to change your behavior or your driving privileges may be revoked in the future if you continue to exhibit this kind of behavior on the road.

Kevin T. Conway has over 30 years of experience as a Spring Valley criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need a Rockland County criminal lawyer, contact our Spring Valley office for a free consultation.