Did you know that…
A person who drives a vehicle on a highway at a speed that is either more than 15 miles per hour more than the speed limit established by law for the highway where the offense occurred or over 80 miles per hour is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Reckless Driving is also a Class 2 misdemeanor.
If you are charged with speeding in excess of 25 mph over the posted speed limit you are ineligible for an Improper Equipment and/or a prayer for judgement continued.
A person who drives a motor vehicle in a highway work zone at a speed greater than the speed limit set and posted under this section shall be required to pay a penalty of $250 in addition to the court costs and fine.
If you accumulate 12 points on your license within a 3 year period, your license will be suspended.
Your license will be revoked for 30 days if you are convicted of driving more than 15 miles per hour over the speed limit if you are driving at a speed higher than 55 mph. It will be taken for 60 days if you are convicted of a second charge of speeding over 55 mph and more than 15 mph above the speed limit within 1 year or if you are charged with speeding plus reckless driving on the same occasion.
By hiring an attorney, you may be able to reduce points against your driving record, minimize the impact on your insurance premiums, and avoid missing work or school to appear in court.