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Another traffic ticket question

Another traffic ticket question
« on: October 04, 2008, 02:55:50 PM »
on BC's app it states:

"Are you currently charged with(note: we are not inquiring about arrests) any violation of law other than minor traffic violations with a fine of less than 100 dollars per violation?"

Does currently mean outstanding traffic tickets? I got one when i was like 17 for 200+ ( i don't remember the amount) and had my liscense suspended for a month ( minors in the vehicle) do i have to disclose this, and if so, do I have to find out from the DMV or somehwere else how much exactly the ticket was for?

Re: Another traffic ticket question
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2008, 03:22:24 PM »
I believe you do.  Really, you might as well, it's not a big deal
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Re: Another traffic ticket question
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2008, 08:05:42 PM »
I'd err on the side of disclosure if I were you. A ticket like that doesn't sound like something any reasonable adcomm would hold against you (especially if you were a minor at the time) if they know up front.

If you just have to write a paragraph to CYA then it's probably worth your time to do so.
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Re: Another traffic ticket question
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2008, 02:08:35 PM »
why would adcomms give a crap if you have some traffic tickets? i have like 5