According to a Missouri Ticket Lawyer survey, Andrew County saw 35 speeding tickets issued through the Fine Collection Center (FCC) in October 2012. This was the 68th most out of 115 Missouri counties and 58th per capita. Many of the speeding tickets issued in Andrew County were for speeds of 11-15 mph and 16-19 mph over the posted limit. These speeding tickets carry a 3 point penalty against a Missouri driver’s license (this penalty could be applied to out-of-state licenses as well.) While most of tickets are issued in Andrew County on Interstates I-29 and I-229 near Savannah and St. Joseph, FCC speeding tickets can be issued on any state or federal highway like US-71 and US-169. You can access the FCC’s website here.
If you have been pulled over and ticketed in Andrew County with an FCC ticket, you will have 30 days to either plead guilty by paying the fine or to plead not guilty. If you plead guilty, a conviction will show up on your driving record and your ability to drive will be put into jeopardy as 3 points will be added to your license. Your insurance company will also probably see the conviction and raise your rates. If you choose to plead not guilty, you will be assigned a court date and will need to appear in front of a judge at Andrew County Courthouse in Savannah, Missouri.
Missouri Ticket Lawyer has had success keeping our client’s driving record clean of speeding tickets. In most cases, we have been able to resolve cases without our clients ever having to appear in court or even visit our office. If you have been issued a speeding ticket in Andrew County, you should with a traffic law attorney in order to learn about your options before simply pleading guilty. Call our office at (573) 864-2225 or fill out this form to receive a free consultation from Missouri Ticket Lawyer!