I got a traffic infraction for not having my license with me. I did buy the car and had the title signed over to me. q?
The ticket says my name at the top but list the registered owner as the person I bought it from and given the title,
Would that ticket only be made to me and my responsibility? Will the registered owner get the ticket? I'm wondering if they would send any letters out since it is a simple infraction.
They also had no reason to stop me other than just reading my registration. Didn't commit any crimes or traffic violations other than not having my license,
Definitely should've not forgotten my License, it was stupid and a learning lesson for me. I didn't get the car towed or anything the let me drive it back home, and watch me park but still gave me the infraction, which was RCW 46.20.015 - driving without a license
I got a traffic infraction for not having my license with me. I did buy the car and had the title signed over to me.
- gLv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
You were cited for a violation which will only effect your personal driving record, not that of the vehicle or current registered owner.
The seller of the vehicle will in no way be effected.
- Obi Wan KnievelLv 76 months ago
Nope, the seller doesn't get no ticket. Just you.
The charge is driving without having your physical licence card with you. It's one of the smallest charges in the book, not the crime of the century.
Thank you for pointing out multiple times that you had the title signed over to you at the time, even though it completely doesn't matter. And thank you for pretending that cops need some sort of approved reason for initiating a traffic stop on public roads, even though they don't. A cop can stop a vehicle just to make sure all the paperwork is in order, and any judge will accept that reason as valid.
- MayLv 56 months ago
The owner may get a ticket for allowing a unlicensed person to drive his car.
- curmudgeon55Lv 76 months ago
I have been stopped several times without drivers license on me- I simply tell officers drivers license numbers to be checked and always have been let go after couple minutes check time. also don't have to take drunk test since I give prompt correct drivers license number. warning ticket on tail light- replace and stop by station to get signed off, mail to clerk of court. Depends on state law and if you have your drivers licensed memorized
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- River EuphratesLv 76 months ago
You got lucky - they could've cited you for not having the car registered in your name.
Pay the ticket, get it registered, get it insured - and keep all three pieces of documentation with you when you drive.
- Anonymous6 months ago
It's your responsibility dumbass because the LAW says you are supposed to have your license with you whenever you drive. The person you bought the car from bears no responsibility for you breaking the law.
- Anonymous6 months ago
You get the ticket.......
Having the signed title means nothing.
- RonLv 76 months ago
One has nothing to do with the other. You got a ticket for no license. The former owner will get nothing
- EvaLv 76 months ago
You're lucky you didn't also get a ticket for having an unregistered vehicle. Simply having the title isn't enough. You need to go to the DMV and get the registration and plates in your name. The ticket is your responsibility.
- RinkydinkLv 76 months ago
It doesn’t matter who owned the car. You were ticketed for driving WITHOUT a license. The title is not involved.