Common Questions About Red Light Camera Tickets

March 10th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Traffic Offenses

In 2019, Texas lawmakers passed a bill that barred cities from using red light cameras to issue tickets to drivers in the state. Some cities, however, have been permitted to continue using their cameras, but only until their existing contracts have expired. This exception to the law that banned red light cameras in Texas has […]

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What to Do If You’ve Received a Traffic Citation in Texas

June 15th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Traffic Offenses

No one likes to see the red and blue flashing lights in their rear-view mirror. Getting a traffic ticket is never fun, but there are several options to take care of one if you manage to be one of the unlucky recipients. In Texas, the fine you receive for your ticket will depend on the […]

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Dealing With Traffic Violations Arising From Improper Equipment

December 8th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in DWI, Traffic Offenses

Many traffic violations in the Houston area are the result of improper equipment rather than reckless driving. A police officer has the right to stop and ticket you if your car does not comply with all requirements of the Texas Transportation Code. And while you may dismiss a “broken taillight” or similar infraction as no […]

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What Constitutes a Legal Stop in Houston?

August 28th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Misdemeanor Crimes

One of the most common traffic violations we see in the Houston area is failing to legally stop at a stop sign or stoplight. According to Section 544.010 of the Texas Transportation Code, a legal stop requires the driver to “stop before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection.” If there is […]

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