Speeding Ticket

Is A Speeding Ticket Really A Big Deal?

Throughout the U.S., speeding is one of the most common traffic violations. Speeding tickets can have a significant impact on your finances. Not only are you liable for the fine, but your insurance rates will also increase. Additionally, your driver’s license may also be suspended if you receive a speeding ticket. While many people would rather “just pay the ticket” and face the consequences, paying the fine is not the only option. You have the right to fight the ticket.

Racine and Kenosha Speeding Ticket Attorney

To mitigate the consequences of receiving a speeding ticket, you need an experienced Wisconsin Speeding Ticket Attorney who is familiar with the laws related to speeding tickets and other traffic violations in Wisconsin. The legal staff at Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., will help you resolve the case with the least possible financial impact.

Wisconsin Speed Limits

Chapter 346.57 of the Wisconsin statute lists the vehicle speed restrictions. In addition to fixed and posted speed limits, drivers in Wisconsin at all times must drive at a speed that is reasonable and prudent given the conditions of the road. Additionally, drivers in Wisconsin must slow down under certain circumstances, including (when):

  • Crossing an intersection
  • Crossing a railway grade crossing
  • Approaching and going around a curve
  • Driving on a narrow or winding road
  • Passing school children
  • Construction workers are present
  • Pedestrians are present
  • Special hazards exist
  • Certain weather or road conditions require it

The number of rules related to speeding restriction makes it easy inadvertently to exceed a speed limit. If you do, a police officer may issue you a ticket.

Consequences for Your Driving Record

If you receive a speeding ticket, in some cases, you can simply make it go away by paying the fine listed on the back of the ticket. However, you will have to plead guilty to the offense of speeding. The consequence may be that points will be added to your driving record. These may cause your insurance rates to increase and may even result in your driver’s license being suspended.

We Will Challenge Your Speeding Violation

If you receive a speeding ticket, do not simply throw it into your glove compartment or write a check for the fine. You may have options beyond pleading guilty or no contest and paying the fine. At Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., we have years of experience successfully defending clients in Wisconsin traffic courts who have received speeding tickets, as well as other types of traffic violations.

Contact an Experienced Racine Speeding Violation Attorney

From our offices in Racine, our defense lawyer team defends the rights of drivers who are charged with state driving offenses throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties in southeastern Wisconsin. At Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., we have years of experience in successfully defending clients in Wisconsin traffic courts. Contact the firm to arrange an initial consultation with an experienced speeding violation attorney right away.

Why Choose Cafferty

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Free Consultation

From our offices in Racine Wisconsin, the criminal defense lawyers at Cafferty & Scheidegger defend the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. If you or a loved one is charged with a crime, contact us today to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine federal criminal defense attorney right away. For urgent matters, you are welcome to text us 24 hours a day at ‪(262) 833-7670‬.

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We Defend You

The attorneys at Cafferty & Scheidegger have excellent knowledge of the state and federal court system throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. They are aggressive trial lawyers that are recognized for integrity and hard work. Our law firm’s strength lies in our exceptional pre-trial investigation and case preparation. We come to the prosecutor’s office prepared with the facts and ready to help you get the best possible outcome for your charges. Our priority is always to keep you out of jail and avoid a conviction on your record, whenever possible.

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Proven Experience

The dedication of the team at Cafferty & Scheidegger to client service and their record of success has earned them listings as Wisconsin Super Lawyer® from 2008 through 2020. In addition, their reputation for high standards has earned them an AV Distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Cafferty & Scheidegger is backed by more than 28 years of trial skills and courtroom experience.

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