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Traffic Laws

Most motorists will likely receive a traffic ticket or be stopped by law enforcement for a traffic violation at least once in their lifetimes. Minor traffic violations such as speeding or double parking generally are classified as "infractions" that are not punishable by jail time. Most of the time, fines for traffic tickets can be paid through the mail without the need for legal representation.

Traffic laws exist to protect drivers, pedestrians, and other users or passengers using public roads. Traffic laws establish the rules of the road and regulate behavior when driving. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there were over 38,000 deaths from motor vehicles in 2020 alone. The department also reported that the most recent estimate for the cost of crashes is $340 billion. While nothing can prevent every accident on American roadways, traffic laws exist to reduce these numbers and promote public health and safety when driving.

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  • Complex traffic tickets usually require a lawyer
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