Texas Moving Violations

Moving Violations Attorney in Fort Worth

If you have been accused of committing moving violations in Fort Worth and need an attorney, give us a call!

The following traffic offenses are considered moving violations, which will result in points under the Texas Driver Responsibility Program for convictions occurring after September 1, 2003:

  • Aggravated assault with motor vehicle
  • Backed up on shoulder (or roadway) of controlled access highway
  • Bus driver failed to activate warning signal/equipment
  • Bus failed to stop at RR crossing
  • Bus shifting gears while crossing RR tracks
  • Changed lane when unsafe
  • Coasting
  • Coasting (truck, truck tractor or bus, specify) with clutch disengaged
  • Consume alcohol while driving
  • Criminal negligent homicide with motor vehicle--1st or 2nd degree
  • Crossed RR with heavy equipment without notice
  • Crossed RR with heavy equipment without stop (or safety)
  • Crossing fire hose without permission
  • Crossing physical barrier
  • Cut across driveway to make turn
  • Cut corner left turn
  • Cut in after passing
  • Did not use designated lane or direction
  • Disregard solid green turn signal arrow
  • Disregarded flashing red signal (at stop sign, etc.)
  • Disregarded flashing yellow signal
  • Disregarded lane control signal
  • Disregarded no lane change sign
  • Disregarded no passing zone
  • Disregarded police officer
  • Disregarded RR crossing gate or flagman
  • Disregarded signal at RR crossing
  • Disregarded traffic control device
  • Disregarded turn marks at intersection
  • Disregarded warning sign at construction
  • Drive into block where fire engine stopped
  • Driving under influence (DUI)--minor
  • Drove center lane (not passing, not turning left)
  • Drove on (or across) streetcar tracks where prohibited
  • Drove on sidewalk
  • Drove on wrong side--RR crossing
  • Drove on wrong side of approaching bridge
  • Drove on wrong side of divided highway
  • Drove on wrong side of road
  • Drove on wrong side road approaching intersection
  • Drove on wrong side road approaching RR grade crossing
  • Drove on wrong side road awaiting access to ferry
  • Drove onto (or from) controlled access highway where prohibited
  • Drove through safety zone
  • Drove to left of rotary traffic island
  • Drove without lights--when required
  • Drove wrong way in designated lane
  • Drove wrong way on one-way roadway
  • Endorsement violation CDL
  • Fail to control speed
  • Fail to dim headlights--following
  • Fail to dim headlights--meeting
  • Fail to drive in single lane
  • Fail to give hand signals when required
  • Fail to give one-half of roadway
  • Fail to keep to right on mountain road
  • Fail to pass left safely
  • Fail to pass met vehicle to right
  • Fail to pass to right safely
  • Fail to signal for stop
  • Fail to signal required distance before turning
  • Fail to signal turn
  • Fail to signal with turn indicator
  • Fail to sound horn--mountain road
  • Fail to stop--designated point--at stop sign
  • Fail to stop--designated point--at yield sign
  • Fail to stop at marked RR crossing
  • Fail to stop at proper place (at traffic light)
  • Fail to stop at proper place (flashing red signal)
  • Fail to stop at proper place (not at intersection)
  • Fail to stop for approaching train
  • Fail to stop for approaching train--hazardous proximity
  • Fail to stop for school bus (or remain stopped, specify)
  • Fail to stop for streetcar--or stop at wrong location
  • Fail to stop--emerging from alley, driveway or bldg.
  • Fail to use due care for pedestrian
  • Fail to use proper headlight beam
  • Fail to yield at stop intersection
  • Fail to yield at yield intersection
  • Fail to yield for blind or incapacitated person
  • Fail to yield right of way
  • Fail to yield right of way from private road
  • Fail to yield row at open intersection (specify type)
  • Fail to yield row leaving (private drive, alley, building)
  • Fail to yield row on green arrow signal
  • Fail to yield row on green signal
  • Fail to yield row on left at obstruction
  • Fail to yield row to emergency vehicle
  • Fail to yield row to pedestrian at signal intersection
  • Fail to yield row to pedestrian in crosswalk
  • Fail to yield row to pedestrian in crosswalk--no signal
  • Fail to yield row to pedestrian on sidewalk
  • Fail to yield row to pedestrian turning right or left at intersection
  • Fail to yield row to pedestrian--green arrow signal
  • Fail to yield row--changing lanes
  • Fail to yield row--turning left (at intersection, alley, private road or driveway)
  • Fail to yield row--turning right on red signal
  • Fail to yield to vehicle in intersection
  • Fail to yield to vehicle leaving highway
  • Failed to give way when overtaken
  • Failed to signal lane change
  • Fleeing from police officer
  • Following ambulance
  • Following fire apparatus
  • Following too closely
  • Following too closely--caravan
  • Following too closely--truck
  • Head lamps glaring not adjusted
  • Heavy equipment disregarded signal of train
  • Illegal backing
  • Illegal pass on right
  • Illegally passed streetcar
  • Impeding traffic
  • Improper turn
  • Improper turn or stop hand signal
  • Improper use of auxiliary driving lamps
  • Improper use of auxiliary passing lamps
  • Improper use of lighting--hwy. equip.
  • Improper use of spot lamps
  • Improper use of turn indicator
  • Increased speed while being overtaken
  • Interfere with streetcar
  • Involuntary manslaughter with motor vehicle
  • Leaving scene of accident
  • Leaving scene of accident--vehicle damage
  • Made U-turn on curve or hill
  • Murder--with motor vehicle
  • Negligent collision
  • Obstructed view through windshield
  • Obstructing traffic
  • Open Container DRIVER
  • Operate vehicle more than one passenger-minor
  • Operate vehicle where prohibited
  • Operate vehicle with child in open bed
  • Passed streetcar on left without reducing speed or without caution
  • Passed vehicle stopped for pedestrian
  • Passed--insufficient clearance
  • Passengers/load obstruct driver's view or control
  • Passing authorized emergency vehicle
  • Permitted/operated unsafe vehicle
  • Person(s) riding in trailer or semi-trailer
  • Prohibited motor vehicle on controlled-access highway
  • Racing--drag racing--acceleration contest, etc.
  • Ran red light
  • Ran stop sign
  • Reckless driving
  • Restriction violation--CDL
  • Slower vehicle failed to keep to right
  • Speed under minimum
  • Speeding > 10% above posted speed limit
  • Speeding--15 miles or over (CDL)
  • Speeding--school zone
  • Too many riders on motorcycle
  • Turned across dividing section
  • Turned left from wrong lane
  • Turned right from wrong lane
  • Turned right too wide
  • Turned so as to impede or interfere with streetcar
  • Turned when unsafe
  • Unauthorized use of siren, bell or whistle
  • Unsafe speed (too fast for conditions)
  • Unsafe start from parked, stopped or standing position
  • Use of school bus signal for wrong purpose
  • Vehicle hauling explosives (or flammable materials) failed to stop at RR crossing
  • Vehicle hauling explosives failed to reduce speed at RR crossing
  • Vehicle without required equipment or in unsafe condition
  • Violate DL restriction
  • Violate DL restriction on occupational license
  • Violate operating hours-minor
  • Violated out of service order
  • Wrong side road--not passing
  • Wrong side, 4 or more lane, two-way roadway

The following traffic offenses are not considered moving violations under the Texas Driver Responsibility Program:

  • ALR CMV .04 > ADM
  • ALR CMV HZMT .04 > ADM
  • ALR-CMV HZMT REF-ADM
  • ALR-CMV REFUSAL-ADM
  • Driving under influence
  • Driving under influence of drugs
  • Driving while impaired
  • Driving while intoxicated > 0.16
  • Driving while intoxicated with child younger than 15 years old
  • Driving while intoxicated--felony
  • Driving while intoxicated--juvenile
  • Driving while intoxicated--misdemeanor
  • Driving while intoxicated--on beach
  • Driving while intoxicated--probated
  • Driving while intoxicated--under 21
  • Driving while license disqualified--CMV
  • Driving while license suspended under provisions of DL laws
  • Driving while license suspended--SR
  • Excessive acceleration (NO LONGER OFFENSE 9/01/2003)
  • Exhibition of Acceleration (NO LONGER OFFENSE 9/01/2003)
  • Fail to give info/render aid
  • Fail to stop and render aid--felony
  • Fail to stop and render aid--misdemeanor
  • Intoxication assault
  • Intoxication assault motor vehicle
  • Intoxication manslaughter
  • Intoxication manslaughter motor vehicle
  • No commercial driver license (CDL)
  • No double trailer endorsement (CDL)
  • No driver license
  • No hazmat endorsement (CDL)
  • No motorcycle endorsement
  • No passenger vehicle endorsement (CDL)
  • No tank vehicle endorsement (CDL)
  • No school bus endorsement (CDL)
  • Speeding < 10% above posted speed limit

If you need help with moving violations in Fort Worth, contact the defense attorneys at Hawkins & Walker today!