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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?

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Our passenger side mirror is cracked. My wife is scheduled

Our passenger side mirror is cracked. My wife is scheduled to take a driving test next week in Ohio. Would the BMV allow her to take the driving test with a cracked right view mirror?

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I got in an accident, left the scene and came back within 5

I got in an accident, left the scene and came back within 5 minutes, i was ticketed for following to close and leaving the scene, what could happen when i go to my court date?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NVJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I had one beer, passed the Breathalyzer and Sobriety test.

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I was given a careless driving ticket, my fine is $195, can

I was given a careless driving ticket, my fine is $195, can I go pay the fine and be done with it?JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Ar, also no other vehicles/individuals were includedJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: I called and asked how much my fine was and she said $195 to pay but didn't mention courtJA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: She looked it up and told me the exact price to pay so I know she looked at the reportJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm just asking for advice I can't afford to hire anyone at this very moment

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I got a US district court violation for doing in a 45, i am

hi i got a US district court violation for doing 69 in a 45, i am charged with 36cfr 4.21(c) there is no information or spot for info, for the radar he used or anything. i dont really care about paying a fine i just dont want the misdemeanor on my record. is there a wqay for me to get out of this?

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Do we want a lawyer from the state of residence, or the

Do we want a lawyer from the state of residence, or the state in which the accident occurred (MVA)?

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One year ago my daughter and grandson were in an accident.

One year ago my daughter and grandson were in an accident. He was driving on a permit, made a left turn on a flashing green and was hit by a truck coming from the other direction. The truck hit them so hard there car was turned completely facing the other direction. He made no attempt to slow down, no skid marks, could have gone into the lane on his left but did not. My grandson was taken to a local hospital, minor injuries, got ticket for failing to yield. My daughter had to be cut out of her car, police blocked intersection so a helicopter could land to pick her up. She was flown to Cape Girardeau, Mo. and from there to St. Louis Barnes. Among other injuries her pelvis was badly broken, had surgery later that morning. After two weeks was transferred by ambulance to Herrin, Il. for rehab. She came home two weeks later in a wheelchair. She still walks with a limp, her leg is one inch shorter than the other, and she is in constant pain. The truck driver was not injured and very small damage to his truck, did not go to hospital for treatment nor did his passengers. Now my grandson , now eighteen, received notification that he is to pay $16,995.00 to the Secretary of State or his license will be suspended as of November 11,2016. My daughters car was smashed, so totaled, she can't work, and they live in housing. My grandson is an A student with several offers from colleges for next fall, but now has this hanging over him. Is there anything at all that we can do ?JA: License regulations vary from place to place, so can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: What do you mean by anything?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The only other thing was his permit had expired two days before the accident, but the police officers said nothing about that, and no ticket was issued for that.

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I bought a Lambretta with the following setup: 6Kw max power

Hi, I bought a Lambretta with the following setup: 6Kw max power 0.054 power/weight ratio 150.1cc The DVLA statesfor the A1 licence: Light motorcycle up to 11 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.1 kW per kg) and 125 cc I have a EU driving licence since 1999 (passed the Swiss driving test 1983) What are my options, do I really need an A2 licence or is there a loophole?

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Yesterday afternoon, I had a minor accident while backing a

good afternoon. yesterday afternoon, I had a minor accident while backing a vehicle. after checking on-coming traffic to the side and coming from behind me, I backed struck a vehicle that had been travelling toward me and that had crossed the double yellow line and made a lefthand turn behind me.JA: What state was the citation in? And have you consulted a local attorney?Customer: i was not cited, but an officer was called out because the other party would not exchange info with me. no report was made by the officer either. this occurred in CaliforniaJA: Do you need to appear in court?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i think that's it

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