What is careless driving?

Careless driving generally is a lesser criminal charge than reckless driving and involves a driver who fails to exercize due care while on the road. Motorists may be cited for careless driving for reading while behind the wheel or otherwise failing to pay attention to the road.

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What is a hit and run?

A hit and run accident occurs when one party to a traffic accident leaves the scene before police arrive. The penalty can be anything from a fine to jail time.

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What if I received a DUI in one state and then moved to another without taking care of it?

If you received a DUI in the state you formerly lived in and did not take steps to take care of the violation, there is very likely a warrant for your arrest in your former state based on a ‘failure to appear in court’ violation (known as FTA). Even though you are now living in another state, the state that you got the DUI in will still require that you take necessary steps as ordered by their state’s court. In fact, if you are pulled over in another state, you’ll likely be arrested and, perhaps, extradited to your former state.

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Cited for Driving with No Insurance? It’s Serious, But Don’t Panic. Here’s What You Can Do

If you were cited for driving with no insurance, you may be facing fines or worse. However, if you can produce evidence that you were insured at the time of your citation but just failed to have proof of the insurance with you, you may be able to have the charge dismissed or reduced to a lesser charge. In some states, even proving that you bought insurance after the citation will help your case.

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