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?
This is the closest thing I could find to vehicle transfer.
Hi, this is the closest thing I could find to vehicle transfer. I have a 24-foot 2014 camping trailer that we bought in Albuquerque on a spur of the moment trip (because we were having trouble with another one). Anyway, we bought the thing in New Mexico and the tag is from New Mexico. We've kept that up and also had to, I think, also do something here (in Tennessee) that shows we own it or live here. I put the trailer up on Craigslist, recently, with some great photos, and a guy who doesn't live here wants to buy it. He's sending the money through Paypal and wants his agent (who lives in neighboring Arkansas) to pick it up after we verify payment. I'm not sure how that works. On trailers and cars I've sold in the past, I always give a new owner a bill of sale like my full name and address and the county I live in, his name and adress and the VIN, and item description with a make and model, etc. The prospective owner has given me his agent's name and general address. The prospective owner has been very nice and efficient, but I worry about turning over an item to someone I don't know on behalf of someone else. (1) What is required of me just to transfer the vehicle to the agent, and; (2) are there any additional things I could do that don't involve a lot of time and money to make sure that once it's gone, I'm not liable for whatever the agent does with it?
I am a California resident working in GA until October (4
Hi.I am a California resident working in GA until October (4 months total)I can not become a Georgia resident because it will effect my union classification.I want to buy a used car (2015) while I'm in GA and register it in CA. Temp tags in GA last for 30 days but I will be here much longer.The sticking point seems to be smoging the used car since I can't take it to CA until October. It is a 2015 with less then 30,000 milesCan I use CADMV statement of fact section G or Reg 5103 to register my car for the FIRST time (and have plates mailed to me in GA)? I know I can use those forms to *renew* a registration while the vehicle is out of state but I can not find any info on how to do this for a first time in CA registration from a dealership.
On June 14, 2017 I was driving In Shadow Hills gated
On June 14, 2017 I was driving In Shadow Hills gated community. The letter I received states:dated June 16, 2017. Further states: RE Citation #11489 - Failure to stop at a posted stop sign."Tom Whom it may concern,In an ongoing effort to make Sun City Shadow Hills one of the safety communities to live in,Traffic speed and controlled stops are are monitored within the community.On the date/time of the enclosed citation, your company was in violation of the Associations governing documents.Enclosed please find citation # 11498, issued to your company.Please forward payment for the citation within fifteen (15) days of the date of this letter to cure this violation. If payment is not received within fifteen (15) days of the date of this letter to cure this violation. If payment is not receivd within this timeframe, you may loose the privilege of entering the community until the ciation is paid. If the amount is of concern, please contact me to make payment arrangements.We would like to take this opportunity to remind you to follow the posted speed limits and to stop at all posted stop signes throughout community.Sincerely, ***** ***** of the Covenants Committee,Signed AndreaEnclosed i a handwritten the handwritten "Citation."The citation is dated June 14, 1917. It states the "moving violation" - is for failure to stop at posted stop sign.The fine is for $200.00A security guard stopped me with a bright white light, and flashing yellow lights. At the time of the stop, when the security guard took my name and address. He wrote the information on a small white pad of paper. He did not fill out the citation at the time of the stop. However when I received this notice a copy of the citation was included. At the top of this " Sun City Shadow Hill is the word printed "Citation" The citation does not include the location of this violation.My questions are:1. Is a security guard able to stop a car on while driving on the property using a white and yellow lights?2. Isn't the security guard, making the stop, suppose to give me a copy of the citation at the time of the stop?3. Is the security guard allowed to write citations for an alleged moving traffic violation?4. Doesn't the security guard have to give me a copy of the citation at the time of the violation?5. Doesn't the citation have to identify where the violation occurs?6. Didn't I need to sign the citation at the time of the stop. On the back of the citation it has a place for my signature. However that signature line states, "By dating and signing in the space designated under this Step 3 you acknowledge and agree to all of the following: I hereby acknowledge and admit that I violated the Association's Rules as indicated on the front side of the Citation and hereby formally waiver my right to notice and an opportunity to hear as provided for in California code provided for in the California Civil Code sec: 1363." There are directions how to contest citation.At time of the stop the security guard informed me that our conversation was being recorded. There was no mention of my right to not be recorded. I asked him by what authority does he have to write moving traffic violation. He told me by the authority from the Home Owners Association.I do have a dash camera in the car. It was on at the time of being pulled over. The dash camera shows me stopping at each stop sign.
I had an accident on may 31. I was following the traffic on
HiI had an accident on may 31. I was following the traffic on the middle lane. The other driver was behind me at the right lane. He drove suddenly very fast and aggressively, attempted to merge to the middle lane in front of me. He hit my car.I called 911 and had police come. This driver lied to the policemen saying that I was trying to switch to his lane. But the policeman examined our car impact and tend to believe my statement. The police report stated the fact that he drove aggressively and attempt to cross in front of me.I then contacted my insurance company. Geico. And geico helped me to claim through the other driver's insurance company, progressive. However, when progressive called me about one week later, progressive told me they couldn't reach the other driver and insurer.After three weeks, the other driver got back to his insurance company, saying he was injured (body injured) during the accident. Which is unbelieable! I had picture and I believe the policemen also saw he was definitely no injury at all.No ambulance was called after the accident.This driver is completely lying about everything.He now hired a lawyer trying to sue me or geico.I'm feeling terrible noWWhat should I do next?
A cop hid himself in darkness Friday night around 10:20pm
A cop hid himself in darkness Friday night around 10:20pm and it was cloudy, wet, rainy (as he also cited)no light. After I drove about a mile away after a STOP sign, he caught me asking me why? I said I made the stopat the sign but he said I didn't make a full stop. Is it OK that I go to court to protect myself?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: CAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I got a citationJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I made the stop but he said not long enough in dark rainy cloudy night
What is non payable offense? Parking ticket, Nj, Yes,
What is non payable offense? Parking ticketJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NjJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing
I received a ticket for being on the phone I wasnt actually,
Hi i received a ticket for being on the phone I wasnt actually, i was receiving a call and picked up the phone to cancel the call and the officer pulled me overJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: it says on the ticket, but I just looked it up online after 8 weeks when they finally posted it, it says i can .forfeit bail/or pay fine/fees of $162 or pay traffic schoolJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: would this be on my driving record this is my first offence for mobile one
The police report post my accident listed I blacked out-
The police report post my accident listed I blacked out- which I did not and now I'm at risk of having my license revoked. What do I doJA: License regulations vary from place to place, so can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IowaJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: There was a court date but the police report wasn't readyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No Thanks