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Speeding ticket - school zone.

Austin, TX |

Hi I got a speeding ticket the other morning at 7:18 am for speeding in a school zone 30 in a 20. He said he clocked me at 33, but could mark it down to 20. There was supposed a sign with flashing lights but I didn't see it. (It may be there, i'll have to go check).

My ticket's confusing. It asks me to pay a fine, but also mentions registering for a driver course. Am I supposed to do both?

Is there any way to keep this from going on my record? Without paying a lot of money?
Thanks.

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Call a local ticket attorney. In Dallas most full time ticket lawyers charge less than $100 per ticket. In fact, I've seen ads for $55 and $65 representation. Ask if they can keep this off your record.

Each ticket court is different and you need a lawyer who knows how to get the best result.

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If you pay the fine, you can not request the driving safety course. I would encourage you to get the help of an attorney. It is important to know whether the school zone was indicated by flashing signals or by a sign. One of the questions I would ask about the attorneys that charge less than $70.00 to represent you is what services would you not be getting that other attorneys provide. Cities hope you just request the driving safety course to ease their workload.

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You need to contact a ticket attorney in Austin to handle your ticket. This person should be able to keep the ticket off your driving record.

Fees to the attorney should be less than $100. You might have to pay $ to the city but it still could stay off your record.

Click on site below for more Texas traffic ticket information.

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