Speeding Ticket Attorneys in Savannah
Enlist the Help of a Lawyer to Fight Your Ticket
Georgia’s speeding laws are seemingly unforgiving. If you were pulled over and ticketed for speeding anywhere in the state, the speeding ticket will be classified as a misdemeanor offense and could carry with it hefty fines.
Our attorneys at The Lerch Law Firm are available to defend Savannah residents facing speeding charges. We want to kick your case into gear and accelerate towards a solution that is cost- and time-effective.
If you were issued a speeding ticket in Savannah, don’t wait to contact our defense attorneys today.
Georgia Speeding Penalties
In Georgia, speeding is a misdemeanor. This means it could lead to a 12-month incarceration and/or $1,000 fine. Speeding is broken down into absolute limits and basic speeding laws. Absolute limits determine the appropriate speed for different areas and roadways such as a school zone or highway. Basic speed laws prohibit driving at speeds faster than what is safe under current road conditions. For example, even if the posted limit is 65 miles per hour, a storm and fog that hinder your ability to drive safely at that speed would present danger, making driving at 65 MPH a violation of the basic speeding law.
Consequences from speeding vary based on the amount of miles over the speed limit you drove and your past driving record.
- State of Georgia Super Speeder: In addition to the penalties given by local courts, the State of Georgia has imposed its own punishments on drivers going well over the speed limit. The state will collect $200 from drivers on any road or highway going above 85 MPH or anyone driving on a two-lane road above 75 MPH.
The judge may also order the driver to attend a defensive driving course, which could serve in addition to other punishments or in place of them.
How Does a Lawyer Help with Speeding Tickets?
Our speeding ticket defense lawyers can help you by:
- Saving you time: For simple speeding tickets, we can usually appear in court on your behalf without necessitating your presence. You can be spared the burden of taking off work or sitting in the court building for hours waiting for your turn.
- Saving you money: We can help by working to resolve your case without points on your license or possibly having the case dismissed. Successful negotiating and dismissal of the ticket can save you from increased insurance costs.
- Defending you: Our attorneys are on your side to fight for your innocence. We will bring up relevant information regarding your responsible driving record or different conditions on the road at the time that you were issued your ticket.
Our attorneys are familiar with speeding cases and how to reach an outcome that protects your driving record, finances, and future.
Call one of our attorneys today to review your speeding case: (912) 417-5008.
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