Statutes of Limitations

What states have a statute of limitations on traffic fines?

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09/23/2011

None, as there really is no statute of limitations for a traffic ticket. It does not expire. The statute of limitations is to prevent one from being accused of a crime when the witnesses may no longer be available and defense difficult. In this case, you have already been notified of the violation and have not defended against it in the time allotted. A traffic ticket is a notice of violation. Some jurisdictions will stop trying to collect, or declare on amnesty on tickets on a specific time frame.