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f* insane ticket #82790 Jan 14, 5:39pm Jan 14, 5:39pm
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f* insane ticket
So, about a week after I got my car, I mistakenly turn right on a red...almost into a cop. Yeh, it was my fault. But I mean, $327? Plus security and traffic school fee...*sigh* Sometimes, I just hate the fucking system. My first offense since I started...even my friend was speeding in a school zone once, and got out with $100. Shit...just had to vent.

Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82791 Jan 14, 5:40pm Jan 14, 5:40pm
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go to court and plea no contest

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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82793 Jan 14, 5:54pm Jan 14, 5:54pm
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Carpool lane is only $271 spineyes

sorry to hear this - bring yourself to court and if the officer doesnt show, you'll be free


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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: isaac] #82794 Jan 14, 5:59pm Jan 14, 5:59pm
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ehh...I mean...I know I was in the wrong, so I'd feel bad taking it to court, even just to wriggle outta paying the money. Just...fuck...look at the amount? I could bought some TRD springs with this angry

Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: isaac] #82795 Jan 14, 5:59pm Jan 14, 5:59pm
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i would definatly go to court...they will probably do something to make it easier on you.

Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: spaztikid] #82796 Jan 14, 6:10pm Jan 14, 6:10pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
i would definatly go to court...they will probably do something to make it easier on you.


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Re: f* insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82797 Jan 14, 6:28pm Jan 14, 6:28pm
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yea good luck in court...hopefully he doesnt show up


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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: beans] #82798 Jan 14, 7:02pm Jan 14, 7:02pm
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Originally Posted by beans
go to court and plea no contest
Pleaing no contest is the same thing as pleading guilty almost. They both share the same outcome...points on your license and an increase in insurance. A lawyer can amend them, but then there's another fee. grin


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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: slidr] #82799 Jan 14, 7:05pm Jan 14, 7:05pm
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I'd take it to court just to contest the amount. Cops don't always write the ticket for the correct amount. On purpose or by mistake...

I got a ticket for parking on my lawn a couple of months back. $75. Long story short I KNEW that was BS and went to the police department to ask them wtf was up. Basically found out that he either screwed up or was being an ass, because the ticket should have been for $25.

Moral of the story is to at least give things a shot before you just give up and pay it.


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Re: f* insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82800 Jan 14, 7:15pm Jan 14, 7:15pm
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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: NorwayGT] #82801 Jan 14, 7:17pm Jan 14, 7:17pm
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that sucks

Re: f* insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82802 Jan 14, 7:28pm Jan 14, 7:28pm
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get a lawyer to clear your record, if not..best luck is to re-schedule your court date real early in the morning or real late in the afternoon...as late as possible...chance are the cop will not show up, but I bet my money on getting lawyer. You save money in the long run smile Best of luck!!


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Re: f* insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82803 Jan 14, 9:12pm Jan 14, 9:12pm
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that sucks man it shouldnt be that much money

Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: isaac] #82804 Jan 14, 9:18pm Jan 14, 9:18pm
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Originally Posted by isaac
Carpool lane is only $271 spineyes

sorry to hear this - bring yourself to court and if the officer doesnt show, you'll be free

hopefully the cop wont be there. but if he is, just say 371 is ridiculous. admit ur guilty but disagree on the $$. its ur first time and you screwed up. by the way did you stop and started rolling on red or just was going non stop on red to the right? if you stopped and rolled and made a mistake, 371 is lot. if you didnt stop at the light and then proceed that might be expensive. good luck

Re: f* insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82805 Jan 14, 9:35pm Jan 14, 9:35pm
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Yea cops are getting harsh now, I haven't got a ticket and don't plan too, but if you get busted by those undercover cops then your screwed. Had an uncle get stopped by one of them, he was trying to avoid another car cause it was turning into a road rage thing and when he spead past the car an undercover stopped him and gave him a ticket a little over $400 thumbsdown


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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: slidr] #82806 Jan 15, 6:27am Jan 15, 6:27am
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Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by beans
go to court and plea no contest
Pleaing no contest is the same thing as pleading guilty almost. They both share the same outcome...points on your license and an increase in insurance. A lawyer can amend them, but then there's another fee. grin


yeah..you come out about the same cost-wise. but when you plead guilty to a lesser charge..less points are added. so even though you pay the same amount, you do better with the insurance premiums.

Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: RevMonster] #82807 Jan 15, 6:43am Jan 15, 6:43am
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
I'd take it to court just to contest the amount. Cops don't always write the ticket for the correct amount. On purpose or by mistake...

I got a ticket for parking on my lawn a couple of months back. $75. Long story short I KNEW that was BS and went to the police department to ask them wtf was up. Basically found out that he either screwed up or was being an ass, because the ticket should have been for $25.

Cops can't give you a ticket for automobile violations pertaining to your vehicle on your own private property.

They got a free $75 out of you! thumbsdown

Moral of the story is to at least give things a shot before you just give up and pay it.


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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: isaac] #82808 Jan 15, 1:35pm Jan 15, 1:35pm
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Originally Posted by isaac
Carpool lane is only $271 spineyes

sorry to hear this - bring yourself to court and if the officer doesnt show, you'll be free


doesnt work like that in Mass. Each town has a cop that "repesents the Town" and a back-up...so There is Always a cop that shows up at court


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Re: f* insane ticket [Re: DJ_NorthStar] #82809 Jan 15, 2:05pm Jan 15, 2:05pm
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WTF? All of a sudden import owners are getting tickets left and right here in CA lately.


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Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: RevMonster] #82810 Jan 15, 4:08pm Jan 15, 4:08pm
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
I'd take it to court just to contest the amount. Cops don't always write the ticket for the correct amount. On purpose or by mistake...

I got a ticket for parking on my lawn a couple of months back. $75. Long story short I KNEW that was BS and went to the police department to ask them wtf was up. Basically found out that he either screwed up or was being an ass, because the ticket should have been for $25.

Moral of the story is to at least give things a shot before you just give up and pay it.


Your not allowed to park on your lawn? I park on mine all the time, i live really close to the high school, and so my friends park at my house 2 cars on the dirt next to my drive way and my car on the front lawn plus 3-4 cars in the drive way...I guess its not a law in my town...How can they prohibit this?

Re: fucking insane ticket [Re: CelicaRacer05] #82811 Jan 15, 4:11pm Jan 15, 4:11pm
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Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05

Originally Posted by RevMonster

I'd take it to court just to contest the amount. Cops don't always write the ticket for the correct amount. On purpose or by mistake...

I got a ticket for parking on my lawn a couple of months back. $75. Long story short I KNEW that was BS and went to the police department to ask them wtf was up. Basically found out that he either screwed up or was being an ass, because the ticket should have been for $25.

Moral of the story is to at least give things a shot before you just give up and pay it.


Your not allowed to park on your lawn? I park on mine all the time, i live really close to the high school, and so my friends park at my house 2 cars on the dirt next to my drive way and my car on the front lawn plus 3-4 cars in the drive way...I guess its not a law in my town...How can they prohibit this?
It's a violation of a property code. If they didn't have this law then hoosiers would be parking all of their old abondoned vehicles on their front lawn. It's mainly to prevent eye sores.

Also, I read in one of my classes that a good way cops target drug houses other than raiding them is to target property offenses and condemn them rather than raiding them over and over again. Also, parking a car in someone's lawn, even if it is your own, might indicate that all available spots are taken in the garage or street or whatever, and that's a good indication that illegal activity might be involved within the house. At least that's what I read.

Anyways, the reason you or your friends havn't been reported yet is because no one has complained, or because some cops just don't care. It is a property offense most likely almost everywhere. All it takes is one of your neighbors to call the cops, or for one of them to just see it and ticket it. But we used to do this all the time when I went to high school cause we weren't seniors and only they could park in the school's lot. The reason that we didn't get ticketed is because the only cops that ever went into the subdivisions by our school were the cops that were stationed at our high school, and they patrolled to stop fights, not write tickets. Also, the neighbors didn't care if someone parked on a lawn, as long as it wasn't theirs. They only called the cops if there was a fight or if there was trash being thrown onto their property.


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