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I have a probationary driver's license and if I have reckless driving ticket as a first offense what will be the punishment?

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I was driving my friend's car and I accidentally turned into an oncoming traffic lane but I than immediallty parked in a lot, but I also believe the traffic camera got a picture of it .. What should I do?

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Traffic cameras are equipped to catch drivers running red lights. I doubt they're much use for anything else. My advice to you is to not discuss this incident with anyone, and that includes here or any other Internet forum or message board. If you get a summons, see an attorney. It's unlikely they can prove anything.


You would have to wait and see if you receive a ticket. If you do, do not admit to anything and consult a lawyer. Do not go to Court without a lawyer.

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No news is good news - wait to see if you even receive a citation - if so contact a local traffic ticket attorney

This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.


A 5 point ticket would cause problems with MVC. However I doubt the camera will generate such a ticket. Even so there is no witness.


In the unlikely event you were charged with reckless driving you would most likely get a suspension and/or surcharge from the MVC.

But like counsel state above - highly unlikely that the State can make their case. Good luck.

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