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qwertyytrewq

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speeding ticket
« on: January 10, 2006, 10:01:19 PM »
I have a question...i got a speeding ticket for going 23 miles over the speed limit (65mph). 

i sped up to overtake a car that was driving retardedly...not drunken..but i didn't feel comfortable being behind him...so i wanted to overtake him.  i did..and got clocked.

can i fight this in court?

nubmer 2:  on my ticket..all the information on the ticket is correct...but there is a box that specifies the race of the driver..along with height and sex.

the officer wrote in W....for white i would think.

i am not white...is this grounds for dismissal. 

i think that if they mess up the lic# or name...the ticket becomes invalid.  any input would be helpful.  eventually i think i'm going to have to consult with a lawyer.

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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2006, 10:09:45 PM »
No, it is not grounds for dismissal.

Yes, you can fight it. The best you can hope for is that the officer does not turn up to testify. Then all his evidence (the ticket, recordings) are hearsay, and not admissable.

More than likely, you will get some kind of deferred adjudication, or a lowered fine if you choose to fight it. Depends on the prosecutor.

You can also go and straight up ask the Judge for a lowered fine. I'd ask around about his/her reputation before doing so.

Does your state allow a driving course in place of a fine?

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2006, 10:13:30 PM »
see i'm not sure about that bc it happened in new hampshire...and i live in NY.

i know that if i lose points it will carry over bc of some traffic violation agreement these states have.

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2006, 10:17:06 PM »
You need to call the court in the city/county that it occurred in and ask them what your options are.

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2006, 10:22:09 PM »
thanks...i'll have to call tomorrow!

nice gun ;)

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2006, 10:28:30 PM »
Thanks. :) I love pointing a loaded weapon at things.

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2006, 10:35:25 PM »
mr. heston is calling your name.

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2006, 10:37:40 PM »
Hahaha.

I've never fired a gun. This is the only loaded weapon I've ever held.

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2006, 10:41:48 PM »
I'm 18 with a NJ provisional license. I got a ticket several months ago for going 18 miles over the limit. Then about a month later I got two tickets for a wrong turn and having too many people in the car. Any advice?

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Re: speeding ticket
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2006, 10:42:09 PM »
well thats good...looks nice though.

i just want to also say this about New Hampshire police officers...they aren't nice.  During the process of the ticket distribution process...my battery died and the cop didn't give me a jump...he made me use AAA instead.  he made my sister late for a residency recruiting dinner.

bah.