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Fight Johnston County Speeding Tickets

While receiving a traffic ticket may seem minor, it can have consequences, including fines, points on your driving record, increased insurance premiums or license suspension. When facing a traffic ticket citation, you should seek the assistance of attorneys to navigate the legal process and mitigate the potential consequences.

At Cotten Law Firm, PLLC, we aggressively fight for the rights of our clients in Archer Lodge, Benson, Clayton, Four Oaks, Kenly, Micro, Pine Level, Princeton, Selma, Smithfield and Wilson’s Mills in North Carolina at reasonable rates. We have more than 3,000 reviews on Google Business Profile, asserting our attorney’s nickname “the last of a dying breed” for his extensive traffic ticket defense.

What Are The Penalties For Speeding In Johnston County?

In Johnston County, speeding penalties and fines are based on how much over the posted speed limit the driver was traveling and whether any aggravating factors are present, such as speeding in a school zone. Penalties include:

  • Driving 1-5 mph: $5 fine and court costs and fees
  • Driving 6-10 mph: $10 fine and court costs and fees
  • Driving 11-15 mph: $30 fine and court costs and fees
  • Driving 16 mph or more above the speed limit: $50 fine and court costs and fees
  • Driving in a construction or school zone: $250 fine, court costs and fee
  • Reckless driving: Up to 60 days in jail and/or $1000

In addition, you also have to pay the court costs, which are $188.

Should I Just Pay My Johnston County Speeding Ticket?

Paying the speeding ticket in Johnston County results in the citation being reported to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This option has long-term implications, like court costs, fees and points added to your driving record. It will also raise your insurance.

You have the right to contest the speeding ticket in court. This act allows you to negotiate a reduced fine, avoid points on your driving record or have the ticket dismissed.

We Make Traffic Tickets Easy: Call Us

If you have a traffic ticket citation in Johnston County, contact Cotten Law Firm, PLLC, through 984-600-3090 today or reach out online and explore your options.