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Did You Receive A Red Light Camera Ticket? We Can Fight It For Your In Court!

Red light camera tickets have caused motorists more frustration than tickets issued for just about every other moving violation. Years ago, most recipients would just pay the associated fines to make the tickets go away. But today, more and more people consider red light tickets to be unfair and even unconstitutional.

They’re going to court to fight them. And importantly, they’re seeing success.

If you’ve received a red light ticket because a camera supposedly caught you violating the law, don’t simply pay the fine. You can fight the ticket and keep your driving record clean.

Notice Of Violation Vs. A Moving Violation Ticket

The first item you’ll receive in the mail is a Notice of Violation. It generally arrives within 30 days of the alleged offense. The Notice of Violation isn’t a ticket. Your driving record isn’t affected by it. Moreover, if you pay the corresponding fine (typically $158), your insurance rates are unlikely to increase.

If you refuse to pay the fine, the state of Florida will issue a formal moving violation ticket regarding the alleged offense. It will impose a larger fine (typically $277) and you’ll be given 60 days to pay it.

What To Do When You Receive A Red Light Ticket

What you do at that point ultimately determines the ticket’s impact on your driving record and insurance rates. Most people capitulate. They give in and pay the fines. The problem with doing so is that it guarantees the offense will show up on their driving records. When their auto insurers check their records, they’re likely to increase their rates.

A better course of action is to contest the ticket. Hire a law firm with experience in fighting red light camera tickets and go to court. Your attorney may be able to get the citation dismissed. A dismissal would not only help to keep your driving record clean, but also prevent your auto insurance rates from climbing as the result of a conviction.

Skubiak & Rivas, longtime Florida traffic defense attorneys, have more than 40 years of combined experience handling thousands of cases for their clients. If you’ve received a Notice of Violation or a red light ticket in the mail, contact us today. Call 407-894-4449 for a free, private consultation.

Traffic Attorney Albert Pucylowski is Interviewed on News13 about Fighting Red Light Camera Ticket and The Potential Costs

More red light cameras will be going up around Central Florida and if you get caught running one, you could pay big time — up to $400.

If you could put a price on safety, it would be around $400, the price for trying to fight a red light ticket and losing. Sgt. Kim Montes, with the Florida Highway Patrol, said the price doesn’t matter because the cameras serve a purpose of reminding drivers to obey the law.

“Since these cameras have gone in, we’ve actually seen a reduction in crashes at intersections,” said Montes.

There is measure sitting on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk which increases the price you could pay if you run a red light and are caught. Right now the cost is $150. But if the governor signs the bill, you can still pay the $150 or you can fight it.” Source News13

What’s going to have to be done is a ballot initiative. We have to get a committee put together and people have to do a Constitutional Amendment to the Florida Constitution outlawing the use of cameras and traffic detection systems“, States Albert Pucylowski

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