Category: Motor Vehicle Violations

What are the Differences Between a Traffic Ticket, Summons, and Arrest?

Anyone who is a driver knows that no matter how careful you are, you may end up getting a traffic violation at some point in your lifetime. If this happens, you should know that there are different ways to be served, and there are different options that you have. There are three different ways that […]

Possession of Alcohol By a Minor Laws and Penalties

In 2014, a national survey showed that almost 18% of Connecticut’s 12-17 year olds consumed alcohol during the previous month. This was the highest rate in the entire country, according to this national survey. If you have teenagers, or children who are coming up on their teenage years, make sure you and your children understand […]

Failure to Grant Right of Way When Emerging From an Alley, Driveway, or Building

The failure to yield the right of way when emerging from an alley, driveway, or building is a motor vehicle infraction in the state of Connecticut. If you have received a ticket for this infraction, you might be wondering what happens next. It is a good idea to educate yourself on the law surrounding this […]

Failure to Yield When Emerging From Driveway or Private Road

Failing to yield when emerging from a driveway or private road is considered a motor vehicle violation in the state of Connecticut. If you have gotten a ticket for this violation, you might need help figuring out what happens next. On this page, I will discuss the infraction in greater detail. I will also talk […]

Failure to Grant Right of Way at Intersection

Failure to grant the right of way at an intersection in Connecticut is a violation that carries three DMV points. In order to avoid these points on your license and other penalties, learn more about this motor vehicle infraction with the information on this page. If you have already received a ticket for this violation, […]

Failure to Drive a Reasonable Distance Apart

Failing to drive a reasonable distance apart, or the intent to harass, is a violation of Connecticut traffic laws. This violation is somewhat more severe than other motor vehicle violations because there is an intent element, rather than simple negligence or an accident in the violation. If you have been charged with failure to drive […]

Failure to Keep Right When Meeting Opposing Traffic

Failure to keep right when meeting opposing traffic is a motor vehicle violation in the state of Connecticut. Some motor vehicle infractions, such as speeding and reckless driving, are common. Most people know about these types of infractions. But, you might not be familiar with failure to keep right when meeting opposing traffic. If you […]

Driving While Impaired Motor Vehicle Violation

Many people do not know this, but driving while impaired is actually only a traffic violation, as opposed to driving while intoxicated, which is a criminal conviction. A person can receive a ticket for driving while impaired, without actually receiving a DUI charge and being arrested. How is this possible? On this page, I will […]