Traffic Ticket Blog

  • Texas Crosswalk Laws: Pedestrian Right-of-Way

    Posted By Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC || 25-Mar-2014

    Pedestrians in Texas have the right-of-way when crossing the street at a crosswalk – under certain circumstances. Texas Code Sec. 552.003 states that a driver of any vehicle must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians: Who are crossing the roadway in a crosswalk if there is no traffic signal at the crosswalk When the pedestrian is walking on the half of the roadway where the vehicle is ...
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  • Can I Avoid Traffic School?

    Posted By Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC || 21-Mar-2014

    Traffic school is a relatively simple way in which an individual can avoid having points added to his or her driving record after receiving a ticket for speeding, reckless driving or any other traffic violation. Points on an individual's driving record will usually drive up his or her insurance rates, and they could lead to a license suspension. Contrary to popular belief, traffic school is ...
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  • Safe Driving Tips

    Posted By Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC || 14-Mar-2014

    As a driver, you have a legal responsibility to not only adhere to the rules of the road but to exercise caution so that you can avoid causing an accident or committing a serious traffic offense. Over the years I have represented many people in traffic ticket cases involving careless driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, speeding, texting and driving, and driving with a suspended or expired ...
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  • How to Fight a Speeding Ticket

    Posted By Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC || 7-Mar-2014

    If you have been ticketed for speeding, you may be wondering how to find a traffic ticket attorney in San Antonio who can help you prepare a solid traffic ticket defense. I am a former prosecutor with the Bexar County District Attorney's office, who has since devoted my career and practice to defending individuals against all types of traffic tickets. I understand the potential impact a ...
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  • New Traffic Laws for 2013 - Part III

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 13-Oct-2013

    New Traffic Laws for 2013 – Part III It has been one month since the new traffic laws have taken effect. Have you been following the law? Here at the Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC, we are dedicated to informing you about what you need to know to stay up to speed with the ongoing changes to the Texas traffic laws. This update covers new laws concerning Texas Department of ...
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  • New Traffic Laws for 2013 - Part II

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 13-Oct-2013

    New Traffic Laws for 2013 – Part II It has been one month since the new traffic laws have taken effect. Have you been following the law? Here at the Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC, we are dedicated to informing you about what you need to know to stay up to speed with the ongoing changes to the Texas traffic laws. Included in this update is another school-related traffic law designed ...
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  • New Traffic Ticket Laws - Part I

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 7-Oct-2013

    √New Traffic Laws for 2013 – Part I It has been one month since the new traffic laws have taken effect. Have you been following the law? Here at the Law Office of J. Blake Etheridge, PLLC, we are dedicated to informing you about what you need to know to stay up to speed with the ongoing changes to the Texas traffic laws. The new laws are designed to protect emergency vehicles, provide ...
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  • Laredo CDL Attorney

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 15-Jun-2012

    Laredo CDL Attorney Are you a CDL holder with tickets in the Laredo Municipal Court? Do not just pay those tickets off because they will be convictions on your record. There is an alternative. You can hire a Laredo CDL attorney to represent you. I have represented CDL holders in the Laredo Municipal Court with great success. Two weeks ago, a CDL holder came to me with over $4000 in tickets in ...
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  • CDL Disqualifications in Texas

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 2-Jun-2012

    Commercial Driver License Disqualifications Serious Traffic Violations A commercial driver license (CDL) holder who receives two serious traffic violations in a period of three years is subject to disqualification of commercial driving privileges for a period of sixty days. A person who receives three serious traffic violations in a period of three years is subject to disqualification of ...
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  • Why hire an attorney - cont

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 2-Jun-2012

    Why hire an attorney - cont Do you have a old traffic tickets with warrants in San Antonio? If you go in without an attorney the clerks will be happy to simply take your money to make the tickets go away. What they will not tell you is that by paying for the ticket, you are taking a conviction for that violation. Many of these convictions can result in points on your license and different ...
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  • CDL Traffic Ticket

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 1-Apr-2012

    CDL Traffic Tickets Are you a CDL (commercial driver's license) holder? Have you received a traffic ticket? If so then STOP right now and finish this article before you do anything else. As a CDL holder, you know that the CDL license is your life blood so be sure to read this article before you do something that could take away your CDL license. Do you know the difference between deferred ...
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  • Why hire an attorney for your traffic ticket?

    Posted By San Antonio Traffic Ticket Attorney || 24-Mar-2012

    WHY HIRE AN ATTORNEY FOR A SPEEDING TICKET It happens every day. It is not just you. You are driving to work with the music playing, starbucks in hand with your mind on a million things. Suddenly you see the flashing lights behind you. It may be San Antonio Police, Bexar County sheriff, or a Justice of the Peace Constable. Either way your day is thrown off. For whatever reason you a being pulled ...
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  • Welcome to our Traffic Ticket Blog

    Posted By Traffic Ticket Attorney || 24-Feb-2012

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog. You can subscribe to our RSS feed by clicking here.
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