Driving is a privilege, not a right, and when that privilege is abused a traffic ticket is often issued.
When a driver receives a traffic ticket, they are given a certain amount of time to either fight the ticket in traffic court, or to pay the required fee.
However, if the proper avenues have not been utilized and someone fails to pay the traffic ticket, they will face serious consequences.
You should never make the mistake of thinking that a traffic ticket is just a harmless warning that may simply be ignored. You must take the steps required by your local government and take care of your traffic tickets according to the rules set in place.
It is very important to carefully read your ticket as soon as it is issued. Your ticket has detailed information that refers to your infraction, including steps that you must take to resolve the ticket. Should you intend to fight the ticket in court, you will need to bring the actual ticket with you.
Failing to pay a traffic ticket can result in having your license suspended or revoked, so a ticket should never be ignored.
If you’ve decided not to pay the ticket because you are challenging the nature of the ticket, then you should hire an attorney who will represent your case in court.