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Rules of the Road
Traffic Violations and Tickets
Statutes of Limitations
Pennsylvania

Is there a statute of limitations on traffic violations?

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May 17, 2010 5:53PM

Normally there is not one for tickets. As laws vary from place to place, you would have to check with the issuing authority in the city, county or state to resolve this citation. Statute of Limitations is to prevent someone being accused of something years after it happened when witnesses are not available and memories are not fresh. A ticket eliminates this issue. Once a ticket has been issued, there is no requirement that there be any sort of time frame associated with resolving it.