What information would you need to argue in traffic court on the charge of failure to reduce speed and use due care in an accident in Nevada you were the last car in a 3 car rear ender?
You would need to show that someone else was driving, or that
they were holding you hostage with a gun to your head and made you
crash, or that something else suddenly and unforeseeably caused
your car to be going too fast for the conditions or caused your
brakes to not work, or caused you to be following too closely for
safety, or caused your foot to be unable to find the brake pedal,
or that it was more dangerous to try to slow down or stop than just
to go ahead and hit whatever happens to get in the way.
Once a ticket has been issued, there is no statute of limitations. The violation has occurred, the violator has been notified and now it is just a matter of taking care of the penalty. Nevada traffic tickets have a statute of limitations of one (1) year. In other words, the officer or trooper that stops you has one year to write the ticket for whatever violation you were stopped for. After the ticket has been…