Have you received a ticket for speeding, careless driving, failure to signal, or any other traffic violation? If so, it may be worth it to fight that ticket, especially if you are a truck driver.
Most citations carry with them points that will be added to your driving record, even if you aren’t licensed in Pennsylvania. In the case of more serious and/or repeat offenses, you may also be facing a license suspension for anywhere from ten (10) days to twelve (12) months and increased insurance premiums. If you were operating a commercial vehicle at the time of the offense, the penalties are much more severe.
The Driver’s License Compact (“DLC”) is an agreement between states, which means that even if you aren’t licensed in Pennsylvania any ticket you receive here may still impact your driving privileges at home. The DLC is a compact among 46 member states to maximize law enforcement efforts nationwide. The major provisions of the DLC, include:
The attorneys at Martson Law Offices understand that your driving privilege is essential to your livelihood and is a symbol of your freedom. We will fight or negotiate traffic tickets to get charges – and points – reduced or eliminated.
Our attorneys have defended clients faced with a wide range of crimes, including but not limited to:
Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or a felony, we will stand up for your rights and provide the high-quality representation you deserve.
Martson Law Offices has been serving clients in Central Pennsylvania for more than six decades. Our attorneys have the experience and knowledge you’d find at a big-city law firm, but we also have deep roots in the community and understands the legal issues facing our clients locally.Make an Appointment
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