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I just received a speeding ticket last Thursday in Delaware

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HI, I just received a speeding ticket last Thursday in Delaware county, OH. He said it was tracked by a plane so was just trying to understand my rights. I have a company car so was trying to avoid pts and/or reporting to my insurance
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Gerald, Esq replied 2 years ago.


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I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

You shoud seriously consider fighting the ticket. To fight the ticket you need to fillout the back of the citation and plead not guilty. You then need to go to court on the scheduled date. Both police officers must show up to testify. The one in the plane is the witness who saw you speeding, the officer on the ground was radioed your car's desription to pull you over. If either fail to appear you can be successful.

Also they must demonstrate that visibility was sufficient to track your car. See if you can get the weather reports for that day to dispute their testimony.

Also by appearing you may be able to negotiate (prior to the hearing) with the prosecutor. It is important that you do not acknowledge that you were speeding. If you do, it is over, you will lose. This is why it is better to have a traffic attorney represent you. They cn make assertions on your behalf that you may have a difficult time doing representing yourself.

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