Have you ever been cruising down the interstate, humming along to one of your favorites on the radio, and enjoying a beautiful day when you look in the rearview mirror and see flashes of blue and red? You quickly look down at your speedometer. 11 m.p.h. over the speed limit. Your heart sinks. You pull […]
Washington, Polk County, Iowa. On February 26, 2021 a magistrate judge found our client not guilty following a bench trial for unsafe passing of a snow plow on a two-lane highway. We established that the snow plow does not yield at a stop sign, but rather slowly pulls out onto the highway at 10 mph. […]
Don’t Let Those Traffic Tickets Pile Up: How the DOT Can Pull Your Driver’s License for Multiple Moving Violations
Imagine this scenario: you get a traffic ticket for a failure to correctly use a traffic signal. You might have failed to signal within the required distance, you might not have. You could dispute the ticket, but you decide that it’s not worth it to take the time off from work, go to trial, and […]
Polk County, Iowa- Prosecutors filed several commercial vehicle violations against GRL Law’s client totaling several thousand dollars in potential fines. After attorney Grant Gangestad filed a motion to dismiss based upon defects in the prosecution, several of the tickets were dismissed with costs assessed to the state. The client was able to save several thousand […]
Polk County, Iowa- A GRL Law client who was in a traffic accident was charged with crossing the center line of a 2 lane highway. After successful argument, the State agreed to dismiss the traffic ticket. The young driver’s graduated driver’s license was spared and no SR-22 insurance requirement was imposed.