moving violation

Definition of moving violation

  1. :  the act of breaking a law while driving

Word by Word Definitions

moving
  1. :  marked by or capable of movement

    :  of or relating to a change of residence

    :  used for transferring furnishings from one residence to another

violationplay
  1. :  the act of violating :  the state of being violated: such as

    :  infringement, transgression

    :  an infringement of the rules in sports that is less serious than a foul and usually involves technicalities of play


Law Dictionary

moving violation

noun

Legal Definition of moving violation

  1. :  a violation (as speeding or drunk driving) of motor vehicle or traffic laws that is made while the vehicle is moving


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