Failure to control speed
If one receives a ticket for ''failure to control speed'' due to having had an accident, is there any defense which can be offered; or, if by having had an
accident it indicates speed was not controlled? The
particular incident involved running through a barbed-
wire fence at the end of a road which had no guard-rail or reflectors indicating the road terminated at
1 Answer from Attorneys
Re: Failure to control speed
Clearly one can mount a viable defense on the basis that the wreck was caused by the lack of traffic control devices on this road and that speed was not a factor.
That should win the case if you are correct on your facts and can demonstrate the wreck would have occurred with or without excessive speed.
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