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I'm going to traffic court for red light camara. Although it saids I failed to stop I never fail to stop. I stopped and see it was safe to proceed. The photos display back lights red. The video does not play. I receive an error. It reads stream not found. The bail on paper is blank.
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My name is ***** ***** I'd be happy to answer your questions today. I'm sorry to hear that this happened.

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Traffic Lawyer: Lucy, Esq., Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Thank you.

Check to see if the ticket is marked that a court appearance is required. If it is, you have to go to court. If not, they should have included paperwork in the packet that lets you request a "trial by declaration." You have the ability to send that back, explain that you DID come to a complete stop, and ask that they dismiss the ticket. If the video doesn't work, they should dismiss the ticket for you. The fact that there's no amount written on the ticket makes it sound like it was issued by mistake.

The other option is to go to court, talk to the DA, and ask them to dismiss the ticket because you came to a complete stop. If the pictures show a stop, they should be able to throw it out for you. They can actually see your speed approaching the line, and going through, which helps them determine whether you come to a complete stop before going through instead of just braking or pausing at the line.

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