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Illegal U-Turn

Dunellen, NJ, Illegal U-Turn Attorney

Did you know that most Dunellen drivers who receive illegal U-Turn tickets have no idea that what they were doing was illegal? It’s true; many drivers simply miss a sign prohibiting a U-turn and have no idea why they see police lights flashing in their rearview mirror. Whether you or not you knew what you were doing was illegal, fighting an illegal U-turn ticket in Dunellen, NJ, requires the assistance of an experienced attorney. There are two basic scenarios in which a Dunellen driver will get pulled over for this offense: when a driver turns in the opposite direction of traffic with an obstructed view within 500 feet of traffic or (more commonly) when the driver makes a U-turn in an area marked with no U-turn signs.

Carrying fines between $52 and $202, the aspect of this ticket that many Dunellen drivers struggle with the most has to do with the three points a driver will be assessed if convicted.

So what’s the big deal about three points? Take a look for yourself:

  • Increased insurance premiums: Your driving record is like golf — the lower, the better. It is extremely common for a car insurance carrier to increase premiums after any points or other violations are added to a driving record.
  • Dropped insurance: In addition to increased premiums, some drivers find themselves dropped from their insurance altogether as a result of too many traffic tickets.
  • License suspension: Insurance issues are certainly not the only thing you have to worry about when it comes to a point-heavy ticket like an illegal U-turn. It only takes 12 points to get your license suspended in New Jersey so it is easy to see how the three points attached to an illegal U-turn can quickly turn into so much more. If you have existing traffic violations, you will want to fight your illegal U-turn ticket and avoid the annoyance and expense of a Dunellen driver’s’ license suspension.
  • Additional fines and other penalties

Working with the Law Offices of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC, can help you fight the charges against you and avoid all the additional penalties listed above. Keeping a clean traffic record will save you time and money. Get in touch with the Law Offices of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC, today.

Work With A Trusted Attorney

Working with the Law Offices of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC, is your best chance at fighting your Dunellen, NJ, illegal U-turn traffic ticket. More than meets the eye, this type of New Jersey traffic ticket can quickly lead to other undesirable consequences such as car insurance issues and license suspension. At the Law Offices of Thomas Carroll Blauvelt, LLC, I am here to help. I have over 28 years of experience helping people in your situation and will fight to get the charge reduced or dropped entirely. Your first consultation with me is always free so pick up the phone today! Call 877-676-7729. I look forward to speaking with you!

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