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Jan 24, 1:37pm - #89689 
Straight BullshIt

I got a speeding ticket for going 55 ina 45 mph zone. When in reality, it is a 55 mph zone so I really got a ticket for going 55 mph in a 55 mph zone. This is some straight bull shit.

Below is a diagram of when the officer spotted me going 55 in a 55.

I also got a fix-it ticket for my modified exhaust. I have a loud ass skunk2 exhaust. I gotta figure out a way to get off of this shit.

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Jan 24, 1:40pm - #89690 
that does suck, but all uve got to do is take a cuple pics of the area, and the speed limit sign, and bring it into the coart


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Jan 24, 1:43pm - #89691 
that sucks...so was it a 45 zone before the 55 sign or what...or just striaght 55 zone...u get what im saying

if so proablly just take p ics and bring it to court and be set


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Jan 24, 1:47pm - #89692 
that sucks...cops suck


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Jan 24, 3:52pm - #89693 
i always knew it as from wher you can see the speedlimit thats when it changes


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Jan 24, 4:03pm - #89694 
cops are pigs which are bacon which are grease balls

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Jan 24, 4:26pm - #89695 
That sucks bro, fight that shit..


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Jan 24, 4:53pm - #89696 
Steven you gotta slow down man 55mph is dangerous dude Lolllzzz.


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Jan 24, 4:55pm - #89697 
"looks fast"

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Jan 24, 5:03pm - #89698 
Originally Posted by Steven
"looks fast"
But isn't:rotf:


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Jan 24, 5:10pm - #89699 
they also gave ticket for your exhaust..that sucks...do you have custom work to your exhaust or just put it on??...its that loud??? or the cop was looking to give a ticket

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Jan 24, 5:11pm - #89700 
damn that sucks frown


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Jan 24, 5:50pm - #89701 
cops suck

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Jan 24, 6:22pm - #89702 
well i have an unmodified skunk2 cat back exhaust. the skunk2 exhaust just has canister and no muffler or no resonator. on my mid-pipe, i have no resonator just the cat. so on my whole exhaust system, i just have a cat and 1 canister.

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Jan 24, 6:36pm - #89703 
do you still have you're stock exhaust ... or will it not fit because of modifications to your exhaust system?

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Jan 24, 10:21pm - #89704 
I think as long as you see the sign. You don't do 55 up to a stop sign and hit the brakes as you pass the stop sign.

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Jan 24, 10:25pm - #89705 
if you can read the sign, then the limit is what is posted on the sign.

check with a lawyer about your state, in MD if you can make out the sign, that is the limit. thumbsup


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Jan 24, 10:27pm - #89706 
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Jan 24, 10:35pm - #89707 
Don't get it mixed up. It's just a matter of the officer thinking that the area was a 45 mph zone. That particular stretch of road is about 2-3 miles long and the whole thing is a 55 mph zone. Throughout the whole ordeal, the officer and I were in the 55 mph zone.

I don't know of any 45 mph zone within atleast 5 miles of the site of where I was ticketed.

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Jan 24, 10:37pm - #89708 
Originally Posted by Steven
Don't get it mixed up. It's just a matter of the officer thinking that the area was a 45 mph zone. That particular stretch of road is about 2-3 miles long and the whole thing is a 55 mph zone. Throughout the whole ordeal, the officer and I were in the 55 mph zone.

I don't know of any 45 mph zone within atleast 5 miles of the site of where I was ticketed.


then, simply take the ticket to court, and show that the area you were pulled over in is a 55 mph zone, and the ticket says 55.

Just a cop looking to make a quick $70. Pigs. thumbsdown


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Jan 24, 10:47pm - #89709 
That's exactly what I was planning on doing. My court date is on March 1st.

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Jan 24, 10:49pm - #89710 
Originally Posted by Steven
That's exactly what I was planning on doing. My court date is on March 1st.


Also, if your exhaust is legal, make sure you show that.

Don't let them hassle you, my guess is the cop was hoping you'd just send the money in and not care, since 10 over isn't that bad a ticket.

Lame. thumbsdown


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Jan 24, 10:56pm - #89711 
Yea,the judge will throw it out when he hears about me going 55 mph in what the cop thought was a 45 zone but really a 55 zone.

I'm free1!

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Jan 24, 10:59pm - #89712 
Originally Posted by Steven
Yea,the judge will throw it out when he hears about me going 55 mph in what the cop thought was a 45 zone but really a 55 zone.

I'm free1!


watch him order the road speed changed, and your ticket will stand spineyes


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Jan 24, 11:01pm - #89713 
Na, I don't think he's aware of his mistake.

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Jan 25, 12:03am - #89714 
Originally Posted by Steven
That's exactly what I was planning on doing. My court date is on March 1st.


Good luck, I'm sure you'll win on the speeding ticket.

The exhaust.. well, good luck!


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Jan 25, 3:20am - #89715 
get a lawyer and sue the city and get the smokey bear fired.

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Jan 25, 1:38pm - #89716 
yea good luck..just snap some pics


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Jan 25, 1:59pm - #89717 
well, the speeding ticket will be an easy win it appers.

best of luck with the exhaust though..hopefully the judge will throw out the whole ticket because of the cop's ignorance.

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Jan 25, 2:03pm - #89718 
cops sucks!you win this easily!

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Jan 25, 2:04pm - #89719 
Thanks for the support guys!

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Jan 25, 2:39pm - #89720 
Originally Posted by Steven
Thanks for the support guys!


no prob bro. most cops are great citizens and deserve the respect they get...but a few bad apples spoil the whole bunch.

it's just bad for the great cops that are out there that they have to deal with the negative effects caused by a few.

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Jan 28, 10:31pm - #89721 
yeah go to coart for that shit i heard that cops can lose if they give you a gay ticket for going over 5 mph then the sign but i dont know if i was you i would take pix of the signs around the area and try to fight it good luck

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