A moving traffic violation is any violation of driving laws that occurs while a vehicle is in motion, according to USLegal. Moving violations vary considerably by jurisdiction. Common moving violations include drunk driv... More »

Most states set a range for each type of fine, such as for speeding, and they fine more money in more severe cases, notes MarketWatch. Processing surcharges and penalties add to the total fine, depending on the circumsta... More »

Many jurisdictions allow moving violation tickets to be paid online, in person or via postal mail, reports. Payment methods do vary by jurisdiction, and payment instructions are usually found on the back of the t... More »

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A driver cannot get a price lowered for a traffic violation once it is issued, but there are steps that can be taken to reduce violation prices before they occur. There are extenuating factors, which vary by state, that ... More »

A traffic violation could turn into a criminal offense of either a misdemeanor or felony if the circumstances surrounding the violation meet the state law for an upgraded charge, notes Generally, an upgrade ... More »