Arkansas Noise Ordinance

Violating An Arkansas Noise Ordinance


Can you be ticketed just for playing loud music in your home or vehicle in Arkansas? Many communities have noise ordinances and designated “quiet hours,” which means if you come home at 2am, stereo blasting and bass bumping, you might find yourself ending your night with a ticket. In fact, if it’s within these quiet hours, you could feasibly receive a citation just for running your lawnmower or driving a loud vehicle. Continue reading

Click It or Ticket – Traffic Laws & Tickets

Click It or Ticket Traffic Laws & Enforcement

Traffic tickets have a way of ruining your day. Rolling through stop signs, rushing to catch the yellow light, turning without a turn signal – all of these actions create additional risk of accidents with other cars or pedestrians. And even if you obey all of the rules of the road, you would be hard pressed to go a single day – or even a single drive – without seeing someone break a traffic law.

No matter how careful you are when you drive there will be times when other cars on the road simply aren’t where they should be. Maybe the driver was texting, or maybe a bee stung them in the cheek. Continue reading

‘Tis the Season to Drive Safe

[originally posted December 15, 2013]

While Bing Crosby and children everywhere still dream of having a white Christmas, after last week’s hazardous road conditions Arkansas drivers may not be so keen on the idea. Icy roads, increased holiday traffic, and two of the heaviest drinking holidays of the year – Christmas and New Year’s Eve – come together to make this one of the most difficult times to drive.

That being said, we here at Roberds Law Firm wanted to offer a few tips for winter driving. This is not an exhaustive list and we encourage you to look through the additional resources for more information.

‘Tis the season of wintery roads,
Where the ice spins you twice as you haul Christmas loads.
It’s a gamble to drive, but you’ve places to go.
So use care and don’t dare skip these things you should know: Continue reading