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Red Light Tickets

It happens every single day to many drivers: You are driving down the road in a hurry to get to your destination, and the light turns yellow. You’re pretty close to the intersection, so you think you can make it through. Unfortunately, you don’t, and you run the right light. Even if you avoid other cars and not causing an accident, you may not avoid getting caught. You probably want to know how much are red light tickets. Also, what happens if a red light camera catches in you in the act? It’s important to know the answers to these questions. Call our legal team if you have any questions 708-294-2112.

Costs and Fines

Red light violations are considered a blatant disregard of the law and extremely dangerous, which is why the fines can get pricey. The fine totals can vary from location to location, however you can expect to pay $100 to $200 and beyond. The fines can double or triple if you fail to pay them on time. 

What about Red Light Cameras?

Some places around the country have cameras at traffic signals that take a picture of the offender’s car when there is a red-light violation. The camera snaps a photo of the license plate, and a copy of the photo, along with a ticket, is mailed to the driver’s registered address. There is much debate over the legality and legitimacy of this method. People often ask, “Can you ignore a red light camera ticket? If you fail to pay the fine on time, you will likely get calls and mail from collection agencies wanting the money. However, because an officer was not on the scene, and because you did not acknowledge the violation with a signature, you may be able to convince a judge that you never got the ticket.

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Red Light tickets stay on your record?

This again will vary from state to state. However, in most places, you can take comfort that the answer to the question, “Do red light camera tickets go on your record?” is usually no.

If you get a ticket for running a red light, the best thing to do is contact an attorney who specializes in traffic violations. The traffic lawyer will be able to advise you on the best steps to take in your area. 

Every year thousands of red light camera violations are processed by Illinois law enforcement agencies bringing in millions of dollars.

Red light camera tickets have become a hot topic over the years, it is a highly contested issue because people bellive they are unfair and unconstitutional. In many cases, our traffic ticket attorneys can prove our clients are not guilty of red light camera violations using a set of a defense strategies developed to uncover errors in process or other technicalities.

Red light cameras have become very common in Illinois, especially in metropolitan areas.  If a driver enters an intersection after a light turns red, then a photograph is taken and sent to a police department. A police officer will review the footage of the red light violation and issue a ticket and mail it to the individual's home address. These tickets may be expensive and result in negative consequences for your driving record, so it’s wise to contact a red light camera ticket lawyer if you receive one in the mail. Don't hesitate to contact us at 773-609-4108 or contact us online to get more information about our free consultation and services to know your options. 

Red light camera tickets can cost hundreds of dollars. It will be worth your time to call The Odeh Traffic and Speeding ticket lawyer before admitting fault and paying up. Our traffic court lawyers have experience fighting these citations in courtrooms all over the state of Illinois.

Why should you use the Odeh Traffic and Speeding Law Group To Represent You in Traffic Court?

  1. We are a real law firm with former government attorneys who will review your case. We are not an app and not robots. Our legal team will walk you through the entire process and keep you informed throughout the case. 

  2. We will actually go to trial and fight your ticket in court. Many so-called “ticket fighting services” only push paperwork and will end up referring you to our firm when they fail.

  3. Our traffic lawyers have over 30 years of experiece. Traffic ticket attorneys at the Odeh Law Group have developed defense strategies from handling thousands of cases accross the state of Illinois. 

Dispute Your Ticket Right Away

The fines and costs of red light tickets can be up to $500. Offenders who are found guilty can be ordered to attend traffic school, which can be inconvenient. A Illinois traffic ticket lawyer can help you avoid the high penalties including the requirement to go to court. Trusting an expert who has knowledge of the complex criminal court system is easier than attempting to dispute a ticket on your own, especially if it’s your first time doing it.

We Leave No Stone Unturned

Your traffic ticket attorney will adopt an aggressive strategy, to help you increase your chances of a favorable outcome. Fighting a red light ticket involves obtaining a copy of the photo taken by the camera. If the picture doesn’t clearly identify the driver and if an individual refuses to respond to a notice sent in the mail, then there’s a possibility of a dismissal.

Not responding to a notice is especially important. It’s common for the police to ask for clarification about the identity of a driver, especially if a photo is blurry or dim. This information can be used against the accused in court. Keep in mind that you’re under no obligation to answer any questions from the authorities.

Get Your Red Light Ticket Dismissed

It is extremely frustrating to recieve a red light ticket in the mail. Just when you think you’re going to make it through the intersection in time, the light turns red and the camera snaps a photo of your license plate. If you recieved a notice of a red light ticket, do not pay the ticket right away. We may be able to get you out of the ticket with the help of a professional red light ticket lawyer form the Odeh Law Group. 

At the Odeh Traffic and Speeding Ticket Law Group, we do much more than assist you with the paperwork associated with your traffic violation. When you contact us, you get in touch with a real red light camera attorney who will give you individualized assistance. We will become your trusted lawyer for red light or reckless driving ticket in Illinois, your rights and interests are our first priority. Real lawyers are ready to help you get your red light ticket dropped.

Don't Pay Hundreds of Dollars in Fines

Red light violation fines can cost you hundreds of dollars. What if you could pay less or nothing at all? We can save you from draining your wallet. Our attorneys may be able to argue that the photos are not clear enough, the camera wasn’t working properly, you ran the light to avoid an accident, or you weren’t the driver. We can help you develop a solid argument to prove you are innocent and do not deserve to pay the ticket.

Connect with the Best Source of Effective Ticket-Defense Strategiew

As soon as you reach out to us, a lawyer will start reviewing your ticket, including closely examining any photos or videos related to your case. We’ll work to determine the most viable defense for your unique situation. Get a free consultation with a real red light or speeding ticket lawyer today by contacting us online or calling 773-609-4108.