I have a question as to whether I should appeal a moving violation
I have a question as to whether I should appeal a moving violation I received today. I was pulled over on the freeway by the CHP (California) for a speeding ticket. He said I was going 83 even though when I saw him parked my speed was under 80. According to the ticket he used a radar gun. But that is not my main issue or question. I was in the far left lane of a three lane highway. When he approached me and flashed his lights I pulled over to the left breakdown lane vs. the right because there were too many cars and I was really nervous and wanted to stop as soon as possible. As I was stopping he told me to pull over to the right break down lane so I started speeding up but couldn't gain enough speed to merge with traffic as there was an underpas s with some obstructions in the lane. At that point he told me to stop, which I did, and then he came to the drivers side very angry, yelling at me with profanities including f-this, f-that "what part of what I told you to do didn't you understand, etc." He wrote me up for two violations. One was speeding for 83 mph in 65, and the second was for a "Failure to Pull the Right" which he originally wrote as code 22108: "Any signal of intention to turn right or left shall be given continuously during the last 100 feet traveled by the vehicle before turning." He crossed that off and put 21806 which apparently is "Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle which is sounding a siren, the surrounding traffic shall, except as otherwise directed by a traffic officer, the driver of every other vehicle shall yield the right-of-way and shall immediately drive to the right-hand edge or curb of the highway and thereupon shall stop and remain stopped until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed."I want to at a minimum fight the second violation given I tried to move over and the traffic violation codes have nothing to do with what actually happened. I also want to contest that I was driving 83 because it is a $369 fine @ 16+ MPH over 65MPH vs. a $238 fine @ 1-15 over 65MPH. This is a financial hardship ... do you have any recommendations on how to make my best case for this?
I was involced in a rear end collision (I was the person
I was involced in a rear end collision (I was the person that rear-ended another car at low speed) I have insurance but I know that the other person has now got a lawyer and I have found out that they are going to sue me.. obviously for injuries although they said they had none at the time of the accident.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California. I have person injury coverage up to $50,000 but I think they are going to sue me for more than that even though they had no injuries at the time of the accident,JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, but I know their attorneys are questioning AAA about my coverage limits.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Thts about it. it was a low speed rear end collinsion in a school zone under 25 mph with no damage to their vehicle and some damage to my car. No airbags. The person declined any medical help at the accident scene and I even called the police to come to the scene.
Received a ticket for an infraction 23123.5 and wondering if
received a ticket for an infraction 23123.5 and wondering if it is worth fighting.JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: sorry, CA. technically it is the law against texting while driving, which I was not doing (just checking directions with phone in hand) but the law forbids even holding the phone, according to revsion that went into effect in JanJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: nope, just a $170 fine and no point pointsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just would like to know if it is reasonable to fight it
Lucy, I talked to you earlier today regarding an accident
Hi Lucy,I talked to you earlier today regarding an accident with my stepson driving my car. I just spoke to the other parties insurance company and they said liability has not been determined yet. To me it seems obvious. My stepson was driving on one side of the road and the other party was coming the opposite direction on the other side and turned right in front of him to enter a shopping center. Who would be at fault?
3 days ago my stepson got in an accident in my car which I
3 days ago my stepson got in an accident in my car which I reported to my insurance company. They sent me an email stating I was not covered for collision and closed the claim. The other driver was at fault. My question is, do I contact the other driver's insurance company? Do I let them know they should deal with me and not my insurance? Also, it states on the back of the traffic collision information card that reports take 10 working days to process and become available? So, I assume nothing will be done to repair my car for at least this length of time?“Liability car insurance pays for damages to another person resulting from an accident you cause.” How come my insurance company closed the claim already? Do they know already the other party was at fault?
My car is a 2001 Hyundai Does it make sense for a car that
My car is a 2001 Hyundai Does it make sense for a car that old to include "collision" in my car insurance policy? What happens if I have an accident and my car is damaged and it's my fault. If I included a $500 deductible would it be worth having in that case on such an old car?
My friend in California was convicted of drunk driving first
My friend in California was convicted of drunk driving first time and later got cited for an infraction of making a a wrong left turn and driving without a license ( his license was suspended). Should he pay the fine or go to court to contest it?
Can you get a ticket for being on the phone while driving if
Can you get a ticket for being on the phone while driving if the police officer didn't pull you over? He yelled at me from his motorcycle but didn't pull me overJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No
I have a question about failure to appear on a traffic
I have a question about failure to appear on a traffic ticket years ago.JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I am not sure.JA: This sounds important. The lawyer will definitely help you with this. I'm going to connect you with a lawyer who has 8775 happy customers and a 4.6 out of 5 Rating. Anything else we should know before I connect you?Customer: It's about a failure to appear on a traffic ticket from 2003.