Work Zone Violations
Handling Work Zone Violations in Charleston, WV
Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, Represents Work Zone Violation Matters
Speeding or violating the rules of the road in a work zone can leave drivers with large fines and a misdemeanor. Whether it is a flagger holding a sign, or not adhering to posted speed limit signs, drivers run the risk of injuring themselves, workmen, or other drivers. If you receive a work zone violation or related traffic violation in Charleston, WV, call Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, at (304) 345-2728 for a free consultation. We will work with you to provide a strong defense, and fight to clear your name or seek the fairest result.
Understand the Penalties of a Work Zone Violation
Speeding or driving recklessly through a work zone increases the risk of injury to both workers and drivers. When approaching a work zone, it is best to take notice of any changes to speed limits, roadways, and adhere to newly placed signs or flaggers. For example, it is a general work zone rule to turn headlights on to make your vehicle more visible. According to chapter 17c of the West Virginia Code, work zone violations can include up to $200 in fines, along with up to 20 days in jail if the speed exceeds 15 miles above the posted speed limit.
Contact Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, After a Violation in Charleston, WV
Those accused of work zone violations in Charleston, WV, can trust Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, for a strong criminal defense. Disputing any traffic violation may seem simple enough, but it is best to consult an experienced defense lawyer to protect your rights and fight for the fairest result for you. Work zone violations can lead to injury and other driving charges, like reckless driving, and can leave those convicted with a stained record and possible jail time. Contact Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, after a work zone violation in Charleston, WV, or the surrounding areas of Kanawha County.