Traffic Offence Penalties and Defence

Traffic Offence Penalties and Defence

If you have been charged with a traffic offence, what will happen? Much depends on how serious the charge is.  A good criminal lawyer will tell you that minimum penalties for various offences have been pre-set and the court must apply these at the very least. They can also give a higher penalty if they think it is deserved, but not one that is lower than the minimum.

If your traffic offence is a serious one the best thing to do is contact a criminal lawyer and ask his or her advice.  If you are not sure how serious it is you can find out by going online to a traffic authority website, but it is better to consult a lawyer because there could be extenuating circumstances that may reduce the penalty in your case. Each case is different and will be judged accordingly.

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