Disregard Traffic Control Device (DTCD) Ticket Lawyer
Lewisville Traffic Ticket Attorney
Traffic Tickets Are Misdemeanors
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Traffic tickets are Class C misdemeanor criminal cases, and you have constitutional rights. The attorneys of Jack Byno‘s law firm protect and exercise these rights. Knowledge of the law, the procedures of a certain court, and relationships with court clerks, prosecutors, judges and peace officers help us get the results you need.
Jack Byno, traffic ticket attorney has two decades of experience representing clients in a wide variety of traffic ticket cases involving moving and non-moving violations in Lewisville, as well as, all of the cities of the Greater Dallas – Fort Worth Area. Our practice includes representing clients with disregard traffic control device charges in Collin County, Dallas County, Denton County, Ellis County, Henderson County, Hill County, Hunt County, Johnson County, Kaufman County, Navarro County, Parker County, Rockwall County, Tarrant County, and Wise County.
If you receive a traffic citation for disregarding a traffic control device (DTCD), running a red light or running a stop sign do not hesitate in calling the Law Offices of Jack Byno for assistance. We understand these statutes and will use our best efforts in representing you in Court.
The Texas Traffic Code Sec. 544.007. TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNALS IN GENERAL
(a) A traffic-control signal displaying different colored lights or colored lighted arrows successively or in combination may display only green, yellow, or red and applies to operators of vehicles as provided by this section.
(b) An operator of a vehicle facing a circular green signal may proceed straight or turn right or left unless a sign prohibits the turn. The operator shall yield the right-of-way to other vehicles and to pedestrians lawfully in the intersection or an adjacent crosswalk when the signal is exhibited.
(c) An operator of a vehicle facing a green arrow signal, displayed alone or with another signal, may cautiously enter the intersection to move in the direction permitted by the arrow or other indication shown simultaneously. The operator shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian lawfully in an adjacent crosswalk and other traffic lawfully using the intersection.
(d) An operator of a vehicle facing only a steady red signal shall stop at a clearly marked stop line. In the absence of a stop line, the operator shall stop before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection. A vehicle that is not turning shall remain standing until an indication to proceed is shown. After stopping, standing until the intersection may be entered safely, and yielding right-of-way to pedestrians lawfully in an adjacent crosswalk and other traffic lawfully using the intersection, the operator may:
(1) turn right; or
(2) turn left, if the intersecting streets are both one-way streets and a left turn is permissible.
(e) An operator of a vehicle facing a steady yellow signal is warned by that signal that:
(1) movement authorized by a green signal is being terminated; or
(2) a red signal is to be given.
(f) The Texas Transportation Commission, a municipal authority, or the commissioners court of a county may prohibit within the entity’s jurisdiction a turn by an operator of a vehicle facing a steady red signal by posting notice at the intersection that the turn is prohibited.
(g) This section applies to an official traffic-control signal placed and maintained at a place other than an intersection, except for a provision that by its nature cannot apply. A required stop shall be made at a sign or marking on the pavement indicating where the stop shall be made. In the absence of such a sign or marking, the stop shall be made at the signal.
(h) The obligations imposed by this section apply to an operator of a streetcar in the same manner they apply to the operator of a vehicle.
(i) An operator of a vehicle facing a traffic-control signal that does not display an indication in any of the signal heads shall stop as provided by Section 544.010 as if the intersection had a stop sign.
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Do not just pay your fine. Paying a traffic ticket without taking defensive driving or getting deferred adjudication may result in a conviction and may be subject to state surcharges for three years. Contact me today for a consultation with a DCTD ticket defense lawyer.