Most Common Traffic Violations in Texas

August 10th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Misdemeanor Crimes, Traffic Offenses, Understanding Texas Law

Operating a motor vehicle is a privilege that comes with a lot of responsibility. Motor vehicles are large machines that have the potential to cause serious damage when they are unsafely operated, and the state is aggressive about finding drivers committing traffic violations that endanger public safety. At the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & […]

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Point System for Texas Traffic Violations

April 10th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Traffic Offenses

Texas, like most states, uses a point system to denote when a driver has committed a traffic violation. These points are connected to each driver’s record, where they will remain for the next three years. The accumulation of points has a number of consequences for drivers, including increased insurance rates, so if you were recently […]

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Is Touching the “Fog Line” a Traffic Violation in Texas?

February 7th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Traffic Offenses

Houston-area police are always on the lookout for potential traffic violations that may justify stopping a driver. But sometimes the police interpret the traffic laws of Texas in an overly aggressive manner. So just because an officer insists there was a violation does not make it legally correct. Court Rejects Drug Arrest Based on Incorrect […]

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