How will a Virginia traffic violation affect my Pennsylvania license?

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How will a Virginia traffic violation affect my Pennsylvania license?

I was pulled over in VA on I-81 S for going 81 in a 65. The officer wrote me a ticket for

Asked on July 9, 2019 under General Practice, Pennsylvania

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

The points should transfer, or at least, you should be assessed the number of points in PA that you would get for failuere to obey a highway sign. All states are members of a "compact" or agreement under which they share driving violation in formation and honor each other's tickets.
Given that you are already being given a very minor infraction to plead to, paying and accepting whatever points PA may assign is probably the best choice: you are unlikely to do better than that by appearing.


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