As a lawyer who's sole focus is defending speeding and traffic tickets, I am aware of ticketing trends. One of the most noticeable has been a huge uptick in speeding and traffic tickets that I have seen recently in Bellevue, WA. While I handle tickets throughout the Seattle and Tacoma area, the number of Bellevue tickets recently has been disproportional. I looked at my prior … [Read more...] about Huge Uptick in Bellevue Tickets
I have been asked a number of time by prospective clients why should I hire the Law Offices of Dan Samas to fight my ticket in a situation where the ticket amount is less than the cost of attorney representation. Here are the facts based in a study published in 2020 by Forbes Forbes Article How Much Will My Insurance Go Up. The list shows 20 violations that will increase … [Read more...] about Why it makes economic sense to hire the Law Offices of Dan Samas
Tailgating isn’t only annoying, it’s also fineable at a total of $139 in Washington State. Not to mention, Sammamish police officers have begun using new technology to crack down on drivers not obeying the law. The device in question is a LIDAR unit, a laser detection system. These devices have been around for ages, but now some come equipped with a “following too close mode.” … [Read more...] about New Device Used by City of Sammamish Police to Track Following Distance
Article written by Attorney Ryan Pauley with input by Speeding and Traffic Ticket Attorney Dan Samas. Ryan's practice www.pauleylawgroup.com focuses on plaintiff's personal injury, virtual general counsel services, and litigation. This last Memorial Day my family and I made a trip out to Donnelly, Idaho to spend time with our family. As I’m sure you probably guessed by the … [Read more...] about Have you ever wondered: Is it Speeding if I’m Speeding up to Go the Speed Limit?
In case you haven't heard yet, Washington State recently imposed greater fines for those illegally traveling in a carpool lane. HOV tickets have risen to $186 and those traveling with a dummy in their car will receive an additional $200 fine. Repeat offenders will face even higher fines. Is that worth the time saved by traveling solo in an HOV lane? Be safe and drive smart, … [Read more...] about New HOV Lane Fines