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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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D.O. 11/20/1955. NC State Patrol stated he clocked me doing

D.O.B 11/20/1955.NC State Patrol stated he clocked me doing 50 in 35, never saw him either. Possibly was speeding as I had my mind on other stuff rather than speed. I actually was slowing down within a ¼ mile of 35 MPH speed limit change from either 45 or 50 (not even sure). I was doing under 40 when I heard siren.Received ticket in county I reside (Alamance). North CarolinaFirst speeding ticket ever, received 7/26/2016.Had a squeaky clean record for 45 years of driving over 50 miles per day, until now.What are my best options??

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I was stopped having current tags on my vehicle, but I had

I was stopped for not having current tags on my vehicle, but I had them on me in the car. I showed him the proof. Then he informed me that my driver license was suspended which I had no clue about. But instead he gave me a ticket for no having a valid license on me. VC12500(a). How can I either get the case dismissed or have the fine reduced from my lack of knowledge of not knowing my liscense was suspended?

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I got a traffic violation ticket in NYC, New York, No, Well

HiJA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?Customer: I got a traffic violation ticket in NYCJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Well I was just Googling for answers -- I;ve done Just Answer for things like vet issues with my dog

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I got a careless driving ticket in Pinellas County last

I got a careless driving ticket in Pinellas County last week. I was stopped in the right turn lane and I sneezed which caused my foot to come off the brake, taping the car in front of me at no more than 1 or 2 miles per hour. No damage, no injuries. The guy I hit went nuts and called the FHP and fire department.Should I fight it or is taping a guy in the rear always careless driving?

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My son received a traffic citation in County Colorado. He is

My son received a traffic citation in Douglas County Colorado. He is 18 yrs old and was driving a car registered to me.The officer made my son sign something and then gave him a physical paper that has my name on the ticket, my name as the registered owner of the vehicle and this copy has no signatures on it.There is no mention of my son's name anywhere on this paper and it is requesting a court appearance on August 3rd.Is this correct or did the officer make a big mistake or error when writing the ticket.Thank you, Briant.

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I have a open container charge I had just a little piece of

I have a open container charge I had just a little piece of marijuana and a little marijuana pipeJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: NebraskaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: They said I ran a red light which I am currently trying to take care of

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I got a speeding ticket in Marion County, Indiana on June

I got a speeding ticket in Marion County, Indiana on June 21st of 2016 (offence 9-21-5-2.) It was an electronic ticket and the officer said the amount would be online in 10 business days. It is now July 21st of 2016 and it is still not online, well after the 10 business days the officer said. Every time I check, it says "online payment for this ticket is not currently available. If your ticket was issued less than 10 business days ago, please try again after 10 days. You may still request a copy of your ticket below." Should I call the court and ask what's going on? Also, I have 1 more question. The ticket was for going 79 in a 55 mph zone. I live in Illinois so this is an out of state ticket. I don't know if this matters, but I'm a minor (17 years old.) I know it will go on my record so can I do traffic school to make sure it doesn't? Which state would I have to do traffic school in? Can I say I want to do traffic school when I pay the ticket online or do I contact someone after the ticket is paid?

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If I was driving a car in Maryland with friends and a police

If I was driving a car in Maryland with friends and a police officer pulled me over saying 2 witnesses told him I ran a red light, does he have probable cause to search my car? He first asks if I've been drinking and I tell him that I wasn't.

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