York County, PA Traffic Offense Attorney

Traffic Ticket Law Firm Serving York & Lancaster County, PA

Traffic Offenses

In Pennsylvania, the consequences for traffic tickets can be much more severe than a small fine. Accruing many tickets can result in devastating consequences, such as having your license revoked or suspended. This is an especially dangerous threat for those who depend on driving to maintain their livelihood. If you have been cited for any sort of traffic infraction, it is important to retain the services of an attorney that can fight to reduce the penalties or even dismiss the ticket. Ilkhanoff & Silverstein has over 40 years of experience guiding clients through each step of the process and fighting on their behalf. Contact our firm today.

Common Traffic Offenses

Traffic offenses are quite common and sometimes, even the best drivers get them. When a driver is exhibiting carelessness, recklessness, or general negligence, they are at risk for punishment by law. Some of the very common traffic offenses that occur every day in Pennsylvania include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Speeding
  • Failure to stop at a stop sign
  • Failure to yield
  • Illegal turns and U-turns
  • Texting or using a cell phone while driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Some of the penalties that are associated with the above traffic infractions may include the following:

  • Large fines
  • Community service
  • Points on your license that increase insurance premiums
  • Jail time
  • Suspension of your license

If you have been issued a citation for a traffic offense in Pennsylvania, contact the attorneys at Ilkhanoff & Silverstein to discuss your situation and let us help.

How Many Points Will I Get For My PA Traffic Violation?

Vehicle Code Violation Description Points Assigned
1512 Violation of restriction on drivers’ license 2
1571 Violation concerning license 3
3102 Failure to obey authorized persons directing traffic 2
3111.1 Obedience to traffic control devices warning of hazardous conditions 2
3112(a)(3)(i) or (iii) Failure to stop for a red light 3
3114(a)(1) Failure to stop for a flashing red light 3
3302 Failure to yield half of the roadway to an oncoming vehicle 3
3303 Improper passing, overtaken driver to maintain speed; passing driver to pull in at a safe distance 3
3304 Improper passing on the right 3
3305 Improper passing on the left, clear distance ahead 3
3306 (a)(1) Improper passing on a hill 4
3306(a)(2) Improper passing at a railroad crossing or intersection 3
3306(a)(3) Improper passing at a bridge or tunnel 3
3307 Improper passing in a no-passing zone 3
3310 Following too closely 3
3321 Failure to yield to driver on the right at intersection 3
3322 Failure to yield to oncoming driver when making a left turn 3
3323(b) Failure to stop at a stop sign 3
3323(c) Failure to yield at a yield sign 3
3324 Failure to yield when entering or crossing roadway between intersections 3
3332 Illegal U-turns or improper turning around 3
3341(a) Failure to obey signal indicating approach of train 2
3341(b) Failure to comply with crossing gate or barrier 4 points + 30 day suspension
3342(b) or (e) Failure to stop at railroad crossings 4
3344 Failure to stop when entering from an alley, driveway, or building 3
3345(a) Failure to stop for a school bus with flashing red lights 5 points + 60 day suspension
3361 Driving too fast for conditions 2 points + possible 15 day suspension
3362 Speeding 6-10 mph over the speed limit 2
3362 Speeding 11-15 mph over the speed limit 3
3362 Speeding 16-25 mph over the speed limit 4
3362 Speeding 26-30 mph over the speed limit 5
3362 Speeding 31 mph or more over the speed limit 5
3365(b) Exceeding special speed limit in a school zone 3
3365(c) Exceeding special speed limit for trucks on downgrades 3
3542(a) Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk 2
3547(a) Failure to yield to pedestrian on sidewalk when entering from a driveway or alley 3
3549(a) Failure to yield to blind pedestrians 3
3702 Improper backing 3
3714(a) Careless driving 3
3745 Leaving the scene of an accident where property damage only occurred 4

 

Why Choose Our Firm?

The attorney team at Ilkhanoff & Silverstein is ethical, hard-working, and dedicated to serving the needs of their community. Mr. Ilkhanoff has been a Superlawyer for young lawyers in the area of general litigation, and also serves as Assistant Treasurer of the York County Bar Association. Ms. Silverstein serves as a Director on the Board for the York County Bar Association, and chairs the Special Needs Committee for the Southern Branch YMCA.

Between them, they possess over 40 years of experience in practicing law, and this is borne out in the high-quality criminal defense services they provide to their clients. If you have been charged with a traffic offense, you need the help of a practiced York criminal defense attorney. Contact our offices today and we will do our utmost to see your traffic charges possibly reduced or dismissed.

The Importance of Hiring an Attorney

In the face of serious traffic offense charges, such as drunk driving, it is very important that you have an attorney who can assert your rights throughout the duration of your court proceedings. Facing your charges alone might constitute a risk, and you do not want to take chances with your driving privileges, or your freedom. With legal help, you will have a strong chance of seeing your charges dropped, and avoiding any substantial penalties. Contact Ilkhanoff & Silverstein if you have been charged with a traffic offense and are intent on fighting the charges in court.

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