I got a camera ticket in Beverly Hills at an intersection I regularly drive. A month later I got a second one! I suspect they changed the time of the yellow light (I was making a right turn) as two people I know also got tickets here recently. I was having health problems at the time, which became diagnosed as cancer. I started paying my tickets in installments and forgot about traffic school (I also didn't know you could do it easily online, I had been give a phone number only). Now the DMV have sent me a letter calling me a dangerous driver who could "cause crashes and death" on the road. I am far from that. And of course my insurance has gone up $100 month. Is there anything I can do? I know I'm at fault, but wondering if my circumstances could be taken into account? P.S. I am fit and healthy, easily able to drive, my prognosis is excellent.
I don't believe that you can do anything about this. Once the deadlines pass, the conviction becomes final. Further, I think that a judge would question your excuse since the cancer diagnosis and surgeries didn't appear to affect your ability to drive;. You should have been able to figure out Traffic School. And from my own experience, you get a lot more information about Traffic School than just a phone number, although I didn't get my ticket in Beverly Hills. Nevertheless, you should seek out a traffic ticket attorney for a more informed opinion.
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You could go to the traffic court and see the clerk. Take proof of your diagnosis.
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
You should be able to go to traffic school for one of the tickets. Bring proof to Beverly Hills Court and see if the clerk can get it for you- or set up a date to see the judge. The DMV is just warning you because you are approaching too many points in your record.
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