Traffic Law : Law & Legal & Attorney
Whether you've lived in Maine all your life or just moved to the state, a new-car registration requires a visit to the municipal offices in the city or town where you live to pay local excise tax. Depending on the town and type of registration, you may be able to complete the process and get your pl
Replacing a lost or stolen driver's license is a huge drag, adding insult to injury. As if losing it or having it stolen isn't bad enough, you now have to fork out hard-earned cash for a replacement, which of course requires a trip to the ever-charming Department of Motor Vehicles. Follow these step
Expert testimony and reports play a key role in defining issues and important findings for legal proceedings. Traffic reports are among the professional reports used in court, which provide important facts and opinions that are focused on the physical transportation system and the flow of traffic.
According to Section 22 of the Road Traffic Act, if you drive a vehicle, or permit someone else to drive your vehicle, and for some reason the vehicle remains at rest on the road for an extended period of time and causes danger to other drivers, you are automatically guilty of an offense. For exampl
Parking meters are devices used by local governments in cities across the United States to collect revenue and regulate parking. Generally, meters have a limit on the amount of time or funds a driver can pay, and tickets are issued by parking enforcement officers if the meter expires. It is sometime
Returning to your parked car to find a ticket tucked under the windshield wiper is never a pleasant surprise, but even if you haven't avoided it, you can undo the damage. Appealing a parking ticket is an almost surprisingly easy task. All it takes is a little documentation and effort. Oftentimes, th
Federal speeding tickets are issued by agencies like the U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Defense Police, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, U.S. Park Police, U.S. Provost Marshal, Air Force, Marines & Navy Security Forces, U.S. Postal Police, U.S. Customs, U.S. Border Police and V.A. Police. If the speeding tick
If you're charged with a DUI, it may be helpful for you to hire a lawyer. A lot of people immediately dismiss this idea, saying that lawyers are too expensive and they don't have the money to pay for a lawyer on top of whatever is coming with the DUI.
Owning a car and moving to another state will require you to change over your vehicle's registration and license plate to that state's information. If you move to Maryland, you have 60 days to register your vehicle. If you take more than 60 days, you might receive a citation for an out-of-state regi
Hershey Park is a theme park located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The park is loaded with 11 roller coasters, 20 rides for kids and live entertainment daily. Hershey Park also boasts 19 restaurants and a hotel complete with spa. With all Hershey Park has to offer, it seems that the only downside is p
Passing a written test is a requirement for all individuals who want to get their driver's permit or license. If it is the first time you have taken the written test, it is only natural for you to be nervous. However, with a little bit of preparation and focus, you should have no problem passing wit
Many states prohibit or restrict cellular phone usage by drivers.cell phone angle image by Trevor Goodwin from Fotolia.comAs cellular phone usage has increased in the past decade so have problems involving cell-phone usage. While 52 countries around the world--from the United Kingdom to...
Over two million estimated disabled or otherwise handicapped people live in the state of Florida, many of whom use motor vehicles. While they are subject to the same primary rules of the road as non-disabled motorists, when it comes to parking, they are given special privileges if certification of t
Handicap accessibility signhandicap image by Byron Moore from Fotolia.comAll public or commercial establishments are required by law to furnish handicapped accessible parking spaces, and restaurants are no exception. These laws are dictated by the Americans with Disabilities Act, also...
The Department of Motor Vehicles, or DMV, is a state-regulated agency that oversees licensing of drivers in the state. Before you get inside the car with a DMV driving instructor and show him your driving skills, you must pass a written test. The written test length varies with each state but consis
This article discusses who may obtain a police report in California and information about the police officer's primary and secondary opinion as to the cause of the accident in question. The injured people involved in the accident or any other persons having a "proper interest" may obt
A driver's license is an important and liberating document. Having your driver's license reinstated after its suspension can be an important step to raising your quality of life. There are a few simple steps that can be taken to have most driver's licenses reinstated, which include th
Motorcycle Helmet Regulationslatina rider image by Leticia Wilson from Fotolia.comAustralia was the first country in the world to introduce a mandatory motorcycle helmet law, which became effective on January 1, 1961. Since then, countries across the world have adopted similar laws and...