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July Fourth Traffic Ticket Awareness

Posted by Jeremy S. Letnick | Jul 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

State Police and Local Enforcement to Increase Patrol – July Fourth Traffic Tickets

NBC29 reports that on July 4th weekend, Virginia will increase its efforts to reduce traffic related accidents, injuries, and fatalities.  Known as Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Effort), Virginia State police will join local law enforcement to guard the roads.  Virginia highways are always busy on July 4th weekend and people should take care to be patient and leave early to give themselves extra travel time.  You can bet that there will be many July Fourth Traffic Tickets in 2016.

In 2015, it is reported that Virginia troopers arrested 96 drunk drivers and cited 8,978 speeders and 2,266 reckless drivers.  It can be easy to find an open lane and attempt to gain some ground on travel time.  However, it is clear that police officers and troopers are not simply issuing warnings.  Rather, they are out patrolling our highways to ensure traffic safety.

Hire a Lawyer for your July Fourth Traffic Ticket

If you are cited with a speeding ticket or reckless driving, call us at the Letnick Law Firm, PLC for your free consultation to discuss your options.  Many tickets are moving violations that can increase insurance rates and cause a reduction in DMV points on your driving record.  On the other hand, reckless driving is a Class 1 Misdemeanor and a loss of license is an additional punishment that is an issue.  Of course, high-speed reckless driving tickets can result in jail time if not properly handled.

Drive safely.  Have a safe 4th of July.  And be polite to law enforcement.  Being cordial can be the first step towards handing a favorable outcome for a traffic ticket.

About the Author

Jeremy S. Letnick

Jeremy Letnick is in the courtroom daily. Raised by both an attorney and a Fairfax County Police Officer, Mr. Letnick has been exposed to the intricate workings of both sides of the legal system his entire life.  His focus is criminal law and traffic law.  As result, he has the distinction of regularly appearing in the courts of Northern Virginia and consistently appears in front of the Judges and routinely works with the Prosecutors and Police Officers.  He has handled thousands of cases ranging from simple speeding tickets to robbery and manslaughter charges.  Mr. Letnick's ultimate goal is to make the client's court experience as stress-free as possible while pursuing the client's objectives.  Mr. Letnick is a second-degree black belt and takes the respectful position that everyone should stand up for themselves in Court and in life. George Mason University, B.A. 2004Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, J.D. 2008Certificate of Merit “Book Award”:Trial SkillsAlternative Dispute ResolutionForensic ScienceFairfax Bar AssociationPrince William Bar Association


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