Tag: serious violation

GRL Saves License After Driver Cited for 30 mph Over

The traffic ticket defense attorneys at GRL Law save yet another driver’s license from suspension.  A conviction for driving more than 24 mph over the posted speed limit carries a hefty fine.  It also constitutes a “serious violation” for DOT purposes.  The Iowa DOT typically suspends a license for 90 days for a conviction of 30 mph over.  And requires expensive SR22 insurance for two years.  Speeding is a moving violation, too, so a conviction can also be used to separately suspend driving privileges for young drivers with a restricted license. In this case, we were able to negotiate a […]

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GRL Overturns License Suspension for Driver Traveling 100 MPH

The traffic ticket defense lawyers at GRL Law field calls regularly from drivers cited for excessive speed.  More often than not, it’s only after they receive a suspension notice from the Iowa DOT. That’s right.  The consequences of pleading guilty are more than just the fine, surcharge and court costs.  The DOT can suspend the privileges of anyone convicted for speeding more than 24 miles over the posted limit or what is referred to as a “serious violation.” The minimum suspension for a serious violation is 60 days (25 mph over) while the maximum is one year (49 mph or […]

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