Most of us have either had a speeding ticket or have that friend who has never had a speeding ticket and makes sure that everyone around them knows it. Maybe you are that friend (no judgment from us). Either way, the common speeding ticket that most think of is civil in nature. These generally come with a fine around $200 and sometimes can be extinguished with the attendance of defensive driving school (DDS). This will depend on if/when you have attended driving DDS in the past.
Aside from the common civil speeding traffic ticket are criminal speeding charges. As expressly noted in the title of the charge, this level of speeding is a criminal charge. Specifically, criminal speeding in Arizona is a class 3 misdemeanor. As is the case with all criminal charges in Arizona, this criminal charge will stain your reputation for the rest of your life under current law.
Rosenstein Law Group is here to help. If you have been charged with criminal speeding, to fight an Arizona speeding ticket and avoid the penalties associated with it, contact our attorneys. Rosenstein Law Group has found thousands of traffic tickets and related violations. An Arizona speeding ticket lawyer from our law office is skilled and experienced with Arizona traffic laws and can help clients statewide. So protect your rights today and call the Arizona criminal traffic attorneys of Rosenstein Law Group at (480) 248-7666.
So, what warrants the jump from a civil to criminal speeding charge in Arizona? Essentially, if you are accused by law enforcement of doing any one of the three following, you will likely be charged for criminal speeding:
Oftentimes, depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident, our office has mitigated criminal speeding charges to a less serious offense. Remember, the point penalties and fines or fees associated with an offense related to the crime you are convicted of are not necessarily the crime you are charged with. Suppose you are charged with criminal speeding in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler. Mesa or any other city throughout the state of Arizona, be sure to give us a call.
Schedule a free consultation so that we can look at your case to help you decide the best path forward at (480) 248-7666.