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I got a ticket in PA York county for DISREGARD TRAFFIC LANE

hello I got a ticket in PA York county for DISREGARD TRAFFIC LANE (SINGLE)JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: how serious is this ticket?JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm a truck driver I was in the two lane street and tried to merge to the left lane the car behind me didn't allow me to finish my merge and she hit the trailer with her right front bumper and mirror nothing else was damaged no damage on my trailer

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Can I win at traffic court for a "failure to maintain

Can I win at traffic court for a "failure to maintain control" when there was only a slight paint exchange between my bumper and his?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WVJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No.but DMV revoked my license because i didn't appear. I didn't get the notice until about 2 hours AFTER the date I was to be at DMV.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The cop made me blow too. Even though it was 9am! (I blew a 0.00 of course)

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Lucy, Esq.

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Man went to had a couple of drinks. Was feeling sick, stuck

Man went to Hooters had a couple of drinks. Was feeling sick, stuck head out window to vomit. While doing so veered to left hit van on its side. Police Officer #1 arrived questioned young man who said had two drinks. Man was handcuffed and placed in police unit. A while later Police Officer #2 arrived discussed case with P/O #1. Does not appear he interviewed defendant. On video you can hear Officers boy say they were not certified to conduct field sobriety tests. They had truck tolled away. No Miranda warnings were given. Defendant transported to jail. Later blood test result showed a .25 alcohol level. Question: under these facts do I stand a good chance to have case dismissed on a motion to suppress based on fact neither Officer was certified to perform a FST?

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I was involved im a hit and run in december i got the tag

I was involved im a hit and run in december i got the tag number filed a report and was talking with the insurance co. Today they call and say they arent gonna fix my truck cause the damage to their car doesnt match up to my truckJA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Arkansas mine is 2003JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes the time it happeedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not as of now

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I have a traffic law question? My stepson was found at fault

I have a traffic law question?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: VirginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: My stepson was found at fault in a collision incident during a snow storm. He is 19, has had his license less than a year and also has a speeding ticket on his record. There were no injuries in the accidentJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That is it

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Lucy, Esq.

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Do you handle dealership fraud? this is an interesting

Hello ! Do you handle dealership fraud?JA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: this is an interesting question i have. CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I bought the car "as is" no warranty from a dealership. Ford Focus 2015 for $22,000. The car only had 2,000 miles on it. They did disclose "frame damage". The dealer told me its only because it was in a small fender bender nothing to worry. FAST forward 6 months later I hear a creaking in the car. Take it to an mechanic, and they tell me to stop driving the car ASAP. They bring the car over to a collision auto specialist. They estimated the car to be at a "total loss", and that the car could have even killed me due to the brakes not even being fixed correctly. They never disclosed the fact the car was not drivable and in such dangerous condition. Here's another interesting thing the car DOES have a warranty, but under ford since it doesn't have over 35,000 miles on it.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want to know if i have a case or not because i did buy the car "as is".

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I have a question about a citation I received in Hollister,

Hi there;I have a question about a citation I received in Hollister, California. I was driving east in the middle of our very busy town and came to a four way stop. At the four way stop there was a police officer at the four way stop headed north at the stop signs and also another passenger vehicle headed south at the stop signs. I sat and waited for either one of them to proceed through the intersection and neither of them proceeded. I waved the passenger car to go ahead and they just stayed at the stop sign looking at me. I looked again at the police car and just wondered if maybe the passenger car didn't want to go ahead of the police car proceeding through the intersection. I finally proceeded about 20 feet into the center of the intersection. As I go to the center of the intersection out of my right peripheral vision I saw some movement and turned my head to the right to see an ambulance just stopping by my rear passenger side door. Reflexively I jammed on the brakes because that was the first moment I was seeing this ambulance. It was traveling in the wrong lane and was right next to the police car that was headed north. I thought for a second and decided the best course of action was to continue through the intersection as opposed to trying to back up to get out of the ambulance's way because that would be the quickest way out of their way. As soon as I started back to finish getting through the intersection the policeman put on his siren to pull me over, which I did immediately. The officer cited me with 21806 (CA)1 Failure to yield for an emergency vehicle. He said he had the leeway to cite or not cite but opted for citing me. I told him I didn't see the ambulance until right when I was in the center of the intersection but that didn't seem to affect him at all. I got the ticket and sat there for a bit to calm down. I turned around and went back to the place where I had been sitting at the four way stop to try to figure out how I wouldn't have seen the ambulance and realized that immediately to my right on the same street that the police man was sitting there was a very large RV vehicle sitting blocking my view from any ability to see down that street. The only way I would have been able to see the ambulance is if it had been parallel to the police car because the RV obscured my ability to see down the road at all. I wasn't at all expecting a car to be traveling the wrong way in the lane next to the police car. I had heard a siren in the distance but there is a very dense traffic pattern where I was with many intersections in the down town area very close together. When the ambulance got close I didn't hear any siren or see any lights. I have challenged the ticket I got and am going to court tomorrow morning. I was wondering if you have any pointers to assist me in representing myself in court in the morning other than the RV was blocking my view and that I didn't see the ambulance until it was right next to my passenger door. The police officer said that the ambulance had to slam on it's brakes to stop. If it was traveling quickly it's my thinking that it must have been some distance from my car in order to have had enough time to actually stop. Definitely more than the roughly 20 feet of visibility I had of that traffic lane. I was cited as going 10 mph so going 20 feet probably took me about 1 second to go about 20 feet. I was able to come to an immediate stop when I saw the vehicle out of my peripheral vision to my right with what looked like a pending collision.If you have any pointers that might help it would be appreciated.Thank you,Customer

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I live in California. A few months ago, someone ran a car in

I live in California. A few months ago, someone ran a car in front of my house. The driver damaged property belong to 4 people including me. Their insurance covers only 5k, but the total of all our claims is far more. The driver's insurance company sent all of us a pro-rated settlement as required by law, but there's a caveat. Their insurance company demanded that all of us claimants must sign a release together or none of us get the money, in addition to releasing the driver of all other claims. I've never seen such a release before. If all of us were related in some ways, I could understand the the release requirement, but we are all individual claimants, so why are we required to sign the release together?

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I got into a car accident. The other party is at fault. The

I got into a car accident. The other party is at fault. The cops came and then they were busy and told us to wait and he will be back. 2 hours later, another cop came out but the driver is gone. The new cop told me he can't file a accident report because the other driver is gone and gave me a dmv form and says its a "incident form". The other driver says he can't give me insurance info because the car was a dealership car. He gave me the card to the dealership and asked me to call in for the insurance info. He don't have my insurance either. What should I do?

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