Most drivers are surprised to learn they have a mandatory court date for speeding, even though it is a 100+ speeding ticket. Unless they’ve been through it before and know to hire Bigger & Harman to handle their Fresno County Traffic Court appearance, it’s only the first surprise. The most significant surprises await like a B-rated horror story.
Fresno County is one of the hot spots for 100+ speeding tickets, though they are primarily people from out-of-town headed to SF or Sacramento from LAX in a rental. But many locals get caught up in “the need for speed,” too.
You left late for an important appointment, so you think you can make up the time on the road, so you start out doing 80 or 85, just to keep up with traffic. The next thing you know, you get stuck behind someone doing 90 and pull out to pass — CHP pulls you over for doing 102 mph in a 70 mph zone.
Download Our E-Book to Learn the Consequences of a 100+ Speeding Ticket
We’ve represented so many California drivers with 100+ speeding tickets that we were shocked to learn they had no idea of the consequences of the charge against them, so we wrote a book. Order our 4 Unknown Consequences of Driving Over 100 MPH and then give us a call if you still have questions or you have a pending case.
We’ll tell you upfront that the fine if convicted is $900 to $2,500, but that’s just the start. The DMV will assess two negligent operator treatment system (NOTS) points as well, and there is no opportunity to hide it from your insurance company with traffic violator’s school (TVS), even if it is your first ticket. Speeding 100+ is a major infraction, and only minor infractions can be held confidential by attending TVS.
Your insurance provider will often increase your premium by 200 or 300% if convicted. If you have a note on your vehicle, you could pay $163 to $326 more per month. That could amount to $27,384 more in insurance premiums during the seven years the record of conviction will stay on your motor vehicle driving record (MVR).
Pretty ugly consequences, right? But that’s not all. The traffic court judge has the discretion, according to CA Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 22348, Speed Laws, to automatically suspend your driving privileges for 30 days, even a first offense. Imagine not being able to drive for one month in Fresno County.
But don’t lope hope yet. We have been defending Fresno County and other Central Valley drivers with 100+ speeding tickets in traffic court for more than a decade and have a solid reputation of trust with most of those we defended. When we accept your case, you won’t need to worry about losing time and money sitting in court waiting for your case to come up. That’s what we do.
Ferris J. from Redwood City, CA, and most of the other 150 Yelp reviews show that. Here’s part of what he had to say, “Mark Bigger is the most fantastic attorney I have worked with, and I have worked with a few (family, traffic, you name it). Everything you are reading about him on yelp is 100% accurate. I was speeding from SF to LA (100+ MPH) in March 2020 during COVID19 season when a cop cited me.”Read more.
Of course, there are no guarantees. All we can do is our best to provide you with the best options to resolve your ticket, and in court present the evidence to establish “reasonable doubt.” The final decision is with the traffic court judge.
Bigger & Harman Can Help You with a 100+ Speeding Ticket in Fresno County
When you get a 100+ speeding ticket on I-5 or SR-99 in Fresno County, call Bigger & Harman (661) 349-9300. Se habla Español (661) 349-9755.
We are traffic attorneys who use a flat fee to defend these tickets so that you will “know before you go” to court how much our payment is; that will never be a surprise.
References:22348, Speed Laws