Depending on the severity of the violation, you may just get a simple ticket and you just pay to get yourself out of it. However, in a case when your driving privileges might be revoked, a consultation with an experienced traffic attorney could help lessen your consequences so you can keep or regain your license.
In case you decide to fight a ticket in court, a traffic lawyer will help you to deal with all the formalities related to it including representing you when you appear in court. Your attorney can help explain your case and identify any errors made by the traffic officer to help get your ticket dismissed or reduced.
Even if you are planning to personally defend your case, keep in mind that several lawyers provide a free initial consultation. There is nothing to lose, and after talking and inquiring with a lawyer, you will always have a choice to either hire him/her or solve the issue on your own.