Did you know that in a traffic court, when the officer who caught you fails to show up during the trial, you will win the case? This may happen if the officer is on vacation, sick, has a hectic schedule or for other reasons. However, this is very unlikely to happen.

Hope and pray that this happen, because this is the best option for you if you are not eligible for traffic school and paying the ticket is the only option.

Here are some of the things that you might want to remember if you get involved in a traffic violation case:

  • You can challenge the subjective conclusion of the officer who caught you. In a state with many tickets, which are most of the states in America, it is relatively easy to challenge the opinion of the officer who caught you doing the traffic violation. However, you must make sure you do it in a very respectful manner. An officer’s view could be obstructed when he or she called the violation or there’s another witness who can testify against the better judgment of the officer.
  • You can also challenge the objective observation of the officer. Even though the judge always favours the officer, there are certain instances that could help you win the case. You can convince the judge otherwise if you have a witness, a diagram, photographs and other evidences that would prove otherwise.
  • You can also prove that what you did was just an honest mistake of fact. You just have to prove that you did an honest, reasonable and legitimate error.
  • You can also prove that what you did was legally justifiable, like your car suddenly made loud noises that may pose danger or you suddenly had chest pains.
  • You can also prove that what you did was necessary to prevent any harm from happening to you, your passengers or others.

It is always best to study the laws involved in your case. You can also consult and hire an attorney to make sure you win your traffic case.

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