traffic court

noun
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of traffic court

: a minor court for disposition of petty prosecutions for violations of statutes, ordinances, and local regulations governing the use of highways and motor vehicles

Examples of traffic court in a Sentence

  1. She has to be in traffic court this morning.

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First Known Use of traffic court

1919

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TRAFFIC COURT Defined for English Language Learners

traffic court

Definition of traffic court for English Language Learners

  • : a court of law where drivers who have broken traffic laws are punished


Law Dictionary

traffic court

noun

legal Definition of traffic court

: a local court having limited jurisdiction over violation of statutes, ordinances, and regulations governing the use of roads and motor vehicles

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