Traffic Tickets

Traffic tickets can be serious. If you’re convicted, you may get a large fine or points against your driver’s licence (called driver penalty points). These points can increase your cost of driving. This script discusses two ways you can be charged with a traffic offence.

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traffic ticket, violation ticket, traffic offence, appearance notice, summons, court appearance, penalties, disputing a ticket, trial, reduce the fine, give time to pay the ticket
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