Got a careless driving instead of a speeding, unsure of how to proceed?
4 attorney answers
More information is needed. If you are a probationary driver you cannot get a 0 point downgrade. If you have a full license you can. But the cop may have written on the ticket he already gave you a big break. If not you can get a 0 point ticket for the asking. Lane Miller is the prosecutor in Old Bridge. He normally offers "unsafe driving" 4-97.2 as the 0 point downgrade. But that is $439 and you were in a safe corridor. An attorney may be able to get you a less expensive 0 pointer, maybe, but you need to figure if the savings are negated by the attorney fee.
You were facing 4 points and the officer cut you a break issuing the 2 point careless. Agree with Scott that a lawyer could reduce further. Whether it is worth the cost is a business decision you will have to make.
You certainly have a few options. Maybe a little different to explain fully in this forum. You may want to consult with an attorney to discuss this further. Most attorneys even offer free consultations. Best of luck
Depends on how long you have had your license but I would suggest hiring a good lawyer.
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