Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Update! #356527 Dec 22, 12:27pm Dec 22, 12:27pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
Update!
So yesterday I went to court for my careless driving ticket related to my car accident. My scheduled time was set for 8:40 in the morning, about 2.5 hrs away from my home. I set off at 5AM. Drove all the way up to Hot Sulpher Springs. Talked to the DA, he said that it had been agreed that I would go from a Class I Misdemeanor(up to $1000 fine or yr of jail time) to a Class II Misdemeanor($10-$300 fine or 3months jail time). I was nervous approaching the stand, who's not? Anyways, I got no jail time, but a $50 fine slapped on me. In addition to the roughly $80 additional fines, it came to $130. The worst part was the FOUR points assesed to my license. Ouch, very ouch.


Enzo Ferrari " You may be a Ferrari owner; but, you may not necessarly be a Ferrari Driver."
Re: Update! [Re: jyboygenius] #356528 Dec 22, 12:28pm Dec 22, 12:28pm
Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,408
Englewood, CO
CelicaRacer05
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica GT
CelicaRacer05
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,408
Englewood, CO
haha if it was either or, id take jail, its cheaper

Re: Update! [Re: CelicaRacer05] #356529 Dec 22, 12:32pm Dec 22, 12:32pm
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,337
Pittsburgh, PA
celicadragon
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
celicadragon
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,337
Pittsburgh, PA
can you say high insurance?


respect the gt-s
Re: Update! [Re: celicadragon] #356530 Dec 22, 12:33pm Dec 22, 12:33pm
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
R
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
R
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
it was better than jail time

Re: Update! [Re: RicePowered] #356531 Dec 22, 12:46pm Dec 22, 12:46pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
The fine was extremely lenient. I told her that I was a student..yadda yada yada. It could haev been way worse if it were in court in Denver, those fuckers are poor.

As for my insurance, since I'm on a plan with the parents, I do have a high rate, but we're goign to continue to pay for it. Reason behind taht is because if I were to get dropped, I might not be able to pick up insurnace.

BTW, I have TWO points left on my license.


Enzo Ferrari " You may be a Ferrari owner; but, you may not necessarly be a Ferrari Driver."
Re: Update! [Re: CelicaRacer05] #356532 Dec 22, 12:47pm Dec 22, 12:47pm
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,096
818, CA
Eman
Black Sheep
2000 Toyota Celica GT
Eman
Black Sheep
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,096
818, CA
Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
haha if it was either or, id take jail, its cheaper


dunno about that...im happy with how extremely tight my spincter is.


Ima TuRD fa life
Re: Update! [Re: CelicaRacer05] #356533 Dec 22, 12:48pm Dec 22, 12:48pm
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,096
818, CA
Eman
Black Sheep
2000 Toyota Celica GT
Eman
Black Sheep
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,096
818, CA
Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
haha if it was either or, id take jail, its cheaper


dunno bout that...im happy with how extremely tight my spincter is, i dont want ot change that grin


Ima TuRD fa life
Re: Update! [Re: Eman] #356534 Dec 22, 1:53pm Dec 22, 1:53pm
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
2003 blue Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
damn, 4 points is heavy... eek

Re: Update! [Re: ragingpaseo] #356535 Dec 22, 3:01pm Dec 22, 3:01pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
Well, it's the minimum sentence you can get for Careless driving. When's the nexet time they wipe the slate clean? 21?


Enzo Ferrari " You may be a Ferrari owner; but, you may not necessarly be a Ferrari Driver."
Re: Update! [Re: jyboygenius] #356536 Dec 22, 3:16pm Dec 22, 3:16pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Tempe, AZ
E
ExNihilo
Cold Warrior
2004 Toyota Celica GTS
ExNihilo
E
Cold Warrior
2004 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Tempe, AZ
Originally Posted by jyboygenius

The fine was extremely lenient. I told her that I was a student..yadda yada yada. It could haev been way worse if it were in court in Denver, those fuckers are poor.

As for my insurance, since I'm on a plan with the parents, I do have a high rate, but we're goign to continue to pay for it. Reason behind taht is because if I were to get dropped, I might not be able to pick up insurnace.

BTW, I have TWO points left on my license.


You did OK, probably the best you could have. I know you'll watch it and be careful. Happy to hear its behind you. cheers

I think its on your record for 3 years, but you get your points back after just one (well, that's how it works in AZ, anyway).


300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
Re: Update! [Re: ExNihilo] #356537 Dec 22, 4:12pm Dec 22, 4:12pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica
jyboygenius OP
2001 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 621
Colorado, USA
Hmmm...so you're saying in one year from yesterday, these four points will be history? I have a feeling if it works in AZ, CO would have something similar. So insurance will kick my ass for three yrs, but i'll revert to fewer points in one year...I should read into this.


Enzo Ferrari " You may be a Ferrari owner; but, you may not necessarly be a Ferrari Driver."
Re: Update! [Re: jyboygenius] #356538 Dec 22, 4:30pm Dec 22, 4:30pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 203
Virginia Beach, VA
corruptor
Member
05 Mitsubishi EVO VIII
corruptor
Member
05 Mitsubishi EVO VIII

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 203
Virginia Beach, VA
Speaking as a guy that's had more than a dozen speeding tickets in his life...the points should be on for 3 years. If they put you on probation, it'll just be 1-2 years. I got off probabation last year. Cool thing was that I was doing a 6 month deployment for a good part of the time. And depending on the ins company, they go back 3-5 years. Now, the trick is to not tell them about it. I'm with StateFarm. They haven't checked my driving record since I joined with them 7+ years ago. They can't afford to check EVERYONE'S record each year. That's $20 per person. That would be millions of dollars. I think they run peoples' that get DUIs, and catch the other tickets that way.

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
spoiled1102gts
spoiled1102gts
2000 Toyota Celica
Baton Rouge, La

Posts: 54
Joined: August 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Resurrecting a 2000 GT automatic.
by cosmo64. 10/19/2017 1:19 PM
APR strut bar brace for 2000 GTS
by TweakMaster. 10/15/2017 8:02 PM
Help with vacuum hose
by Chaos. 10/15/2017 6:07 PM
My 2000 GTS
by TweakMaster. 10/14/2017 6:29 PM
Replaced bad MAF. Now getting p0300/p1300 CEL codes. HELP!
by Bblee1989. 10/14/2017 4:34 PM
What kind of rim is this?
by mariahjordan. 10/10/2017 8:05 PM
Changed Headlight but so Dimm
by smsih. 10/10/2017 2:55 PM
Anyone know this remote unlock key? trying to ID it!
by kieronboz. 10/04/2017 2:36 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20171020)