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Traffic tickets are criminal matters in Texas. When you get a ticket, there are five things to know that can help you get a better resolution to your case.

Before you do handle your own ticket, understand what you are dealing with.

If you receive a traffic citation, you may be able to clear that citation from your record by taking defensive driving. However, not every driver is eligible to take a defensive driving course.

If you have unpaid tickets or fail to appear in court to handle your traffic tickets, you may have a warrant out for your arrest.

If a police officer gives you a traffic citation, you have an obligation to make an appearance in court within the time limit listed on the citation. If you do not go to court, you could be charged with Failure to Appear.

When a driver gets a speeding ticket in Texas, there are several options available to handle the ticket. One of the more useful options for handing a Texas traffic citation is something called “deferred adjudication.”

To encourage safe driving habits, Texas uses a point system to track driver behavior and to punish unsafe drivers who receive multiple traffic tickets. What is the points system?