Georgia Traffic Laws
Traffic Ticket Information Guide

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Georgia Traffic Laws


Georgia has 118,199 miles of public roads. If you received a traffic ticket anywhere in Georgia, you have come to the right website. A full list of your options for satisfying your traffic citation is on the back of the citation. You have thirty days from the date of the citation to take action on your traffic ticket. You can pay it, fight it, or elect traffic school. Georgia State law allows drivers to take one defensive driving course every five years for a points reduction on their driving record.

Do not pay your traffic ticket before considering the following. By paying your traffic ticket you are admitting guilt. Points will be assessed against your driver's license. That could result in a sharp increase in your auto insurance premiums. If you receive too many points, your license will be suspended or revoked. Because these secondary costs are so high you should take some time to review your options.

  • Click on Georgia Code to find a link to the Offical Code of Georgia Annotated so that you can read the specific section of the that you were cited for violating on your traffic ticket infraction. If the officer wrote the wrong statute number on your ticket, an experienced Georgia traffic ticket attorney may be able to get your ticket dismissed in Court.
  • Click on Georgia Point System to find out how many points you would get on your driver's license if you pay your traffic ticket, or are found guilty at trial.
  • Click on Georgia Courts to find the address, phone number, and web address of the Municipal Court that has juridiction over the area where you received your ticket, and additional information specific to that Municipal Court.
  • Click on Georgia DDS (Division of Driver Services) for a link to the online services offered by the Georgia DDS. Also, find the address, phone number, and hours of operations of DDS Customer Service Center locations sorted by county or city, or by their location on an interactive map.
  • Click on Contact Attorney to learn about the benefits of hiring a traffic ticket attorney. You can fill out a form to have of traffic ticket attorney that practices in the county where you received your ticket contact you. This is great reference for truck drivers or tourists that received a ticket while driving through the state. This is one of the few sites that can put you in contact with an attorney that can help you in any one of Georgia's 159 counties.

This website was created by a traffic ticket attorney to put everything that you need to know about how to handle your Georgia traffic ticket at your fingertips. However, this guide is not a substitute for a consultation with a Georgia traffic ticket attorney. We hope that this website helps you in making your decision. Good luck resolving your traffic ticket!