Crangle Law Firm Fights Too Fast for Conditions Traffic Ticket in South Carolina

What is Too Fast for Conditions in South Carolina?

SC Code 56-5-1520 states:

A person shall not drive a vehicle on a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing. Speed must be so controlled to avoid colliding with a person, vehicle, or other conveyance on or entering the highway in compliance with legal requirements and the duty of a person to use care

The basics accusation is that you were driving too fast. It’s that simple.

How many Points is Too Fast for Conditions?

The points vary; if you were traveling 10 MPH or under the speed limit it is a 2 point offense. If you were traveling 11 MPH or over it is a 4-point offense.

What are the Consequences of of a Traffic Ticket?

You will be fined up to $180, and cited with up to 4 points. Your insurance rates will increase because you were convicted of a moving violation.

Crangle Law Firm Fights Traffic Tickets

If you’re cited with a ticket, Contact Crangle Law Firm. We negotiate with officers and speak with witnesses. If the other driver was driving erratically, we challenge the ticket. If your insurance company has paid the ticket, we negotiate for dismissal of the charges.