Can Speeding Tickets be Dismissed

Can Speeding Tickets be Dismissed

If you are caught speeding in Washington State, you may be fined and may have demerit points against your driver's license. The amount of your fine or the number of points you receive depends on how fast you were driving over the posted speed limit. As long as your driving speed exceeds the posted limit, it is considered a moving violation. A speeding violation is considered a type of misdemeanor, which can become part of your permanent record. There is a chance that you can reduce your speeding ticket by finding an experienced Washington State traffic ticket attorney.

There is a general list of reasons why a ticket can be dismissed in Washington state court. This list includes (but is not limited to):

  • Insufficient Notice of Violation - IRLJ 2.1 (b)
  • Unsuitable place - IRLJ 2.3
  • Premature Filing of Violations - IRLJ 2.2 (d)
  • Inopportune scheduling - IRLJ 2.6 (a) (1)
  • Inadequate SMD Certification - IRLJ 6.6
  • The police report does not contain infringement elements
  • The evidence is Hearsay - ER 801-802
  • Lack of response from the Prosecutor - IRLJ 3.1 (b)

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