For most people, receiving a traffic ticket is a nuisance, but will not generally result in long term consequences. However, if a person has been deemed to be a habitual traffic offender, they could face serious consequences, including a revocation of their driver’s license. At the Nunez Law Firm, PLLC, we are here to help if you need a Phoenix habitual traffic offender attorney. We will conduct a full investigation into the incident and work to ensure that you remain legal on the roadway.
If you are in danger of being labeled as a habitual traffic offender, let an attorney at the Nunez Law Firm, PLLC help you through this today.
A habitual traffic offender is one who regularly commits traffic offenses. Many states across the country have actual habitual traffic offender laws on the books. However, there is no such statute in Arizona. Nonetheless, those who regularly receive serious traffic offense convictions can face significant consequences in Arizona.
Arizona operates under a point system, which means that every traffic violation a person gets is awarded a certain number of points. If a person accumulates eight or more points on their record in a 12 month period, their license will be suspended for one year, or the offender will be required to attend Traffic Survival School.
Each moving violation is assigned a point value – typically, more serious offenses are given higher numbers of points. The following list includes common offenses and their associated points:
In order to avoid a one-year license suspension after accumulating eight or more points, a person will need to attend Traffic Survival School (TSS). This TSS requirement is also in place if a person has been convicted of:
A Phoenix habitual traffic offender defense lawyer will have a thorough understanding of the procedures and processes in place for these cases. They have resources that you likely do not have, and can:
A habitual traffic offender can face significant consequences, including a suspended license as well as potential criminal charges. If you or somebody you care about has been designated as a habitual traffic offender, you need to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. At the Nunez Law Firm, PLLC, we want to work with you to ensure you remain legal on the roadway. Let our Phoenix habitual traffic offender attorney get to work on your case as soon as possible. Contact us to schedule a free case review.