If you're charged with a traffic offense in Pennsylvania, you should understand the offense that you're facing, you should understand the potential consequences for the offense if you're found guilty or if you were to plead guilty, and you should understand if there's any defenses to the offense. Engaging with an experienced Pennsylvania traffic attorney will be able to help you best understand these different considerations with respect to the matter. They'll be able to help you make the best informed decisions moving forward. When a traffic attorney is representing you, they'll be able to contact the court on your behalf, let the court know that they represent you.
They'll be able to take steps to address the matter potentially, with the police officer or the state trooper who issued the traffic offense in advance the court date, and potentially other parties including the district attorney's office, in an effort to try to get you the best possible outcome, and they could respond to the matter or address the matter accordingly on the given court date. Having an experienced traffic attorney in your corner from as early as possible in the process will help you best understand and navigate the process.