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JT
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2011 12:01:00 AM

How did you handle the most recent ticket you received while driving?
Paid the fine
Went to court and won
Went to court, got probation or a reduced fine
Went to court and lost, paying the full fine
Took a driving course in lieu of a fine
Took a driving course and paid a reduced fine
I ignored it; hope it d
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 7:37:56 AM

went to court 26 years ago
papaoomaumau
Sophomore Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 2:23:49 AM

I picked it up with NATO NBC gloves and put it in a NBC container.
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 6:43:56 AM

paid it 30 years ago was te last ticket i got
redfoxinictKS
Champion Author Wichita

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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:14:14 PM

Paid $117.00 today. Would have fought it but the time would have cost me the same.
HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: May 24, 2014 8:09:45 AM

paid it 21 years ago
gasguy555
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Message Posted: May 23, 2014 5:57:04 PM

no tickets
redfoxinictKS
Champion Author Wichita

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Message Posted: May 23, 2014 3:24:57 PM

Paying it on Tuesday after intense consideration of fighting it.
yelobus
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 2:04:06 PM

No tickets.
yelobus
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 2:03:47 PM

I don't get tickets.
yelobus
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 2:03:05 PM

I haven't gotten a ticket in years.
redfoxinictKS
Champion Author Wichita

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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2014 3:18:57 PM

Thinking of arguing it cause I don't believe I deserved it.
redfoxinictKS
Champion Author Wichita

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2013 10:18:07 PM

got a 30 day extension, ask for a diversion, paying the fine tomorrow.
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:56:58 AM

haven't had one in 20 years.
redfoxinictKS
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 8:13:23 PM

Applied for and received a diversion so it won't hit my record.
redfoxinictKS
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2013 5:28:52 PM

Applied for a diversion.
cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 11:09:45 AM

Hired an attorney who handles traffic tickets to get the speeding ticket (10 miles over the limit), which would have been a 2 point moving violation) reduced to a non moving violation (a zero point violation). Although the violation was reduced I still had to pay the speeding fine.
M_Pruz
Sophomore Author Flint

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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:49:54 PM

Took responsibility for my actions and paid the fine. Learned to NOT do that again.
US_ICEMAN
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:31:58 AM

Paid the fine
sonicmustang
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:26:13 AM

Paid the fine
achung53
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 10:53:04 AM

Paid the fine
SovietSunrise
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 8:45:19 PM

Absolutely pathetic punks.
US_ICEMAN
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2012 1:01:57 AM

Paid the fine
SovietSunrise
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2012 10:55:33 PM

Pathetic punks harassing motorists!! Absolutely ridiculous!
coffeebrake1015
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2012 8:23:41 PM

46-year's no ticket.
redfoxinictKS
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 9:43:45 AM

asked for an extension so I can pay the fine
gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2012 11:35:25 PM

Paid the fine
MichaelQAdams
Rookie Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 5:45:52 PM

Does anyone know how much the fine is for driving a vehicle without the annual inspection sticker on it? We are talking about the fine in New Brunswick, Canada.

Thanks,

Mike
wrunner
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2011 7:34:16 PM

I went to court and won, together with 5 of 6 drivers charged with the same offense.

The first driver pre-paid and thus was adjudged guilty.
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2011 9:12:40 PM

i haven't had any in 30 yrs.
mikekoonie
All-Star Author Appleton

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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2011 6:19:53 PM

I have a clean diving record
tjc09f
All-Star Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2011 11:21:41 PM

have not received one yet
CJ300
All-Star Author New York

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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2011 11:36:31 PM

Paid the fine
hhval2
All-Star Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2011 1:37:08 PM

Went to court,lost,paid fine.
95Vette
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2011 9:53:35 AM

Took a driving course in lieu of a fine.
SovietSunrise
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2011 12:38:41 AM

The revenue generators better leave me the heck alone, that's for sure....
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2011 12:08:22 AM

Paid the fine
sportsbc
Rookie Author Calgary

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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2011 7:31:41 PM

knock on wood...haven't gotten one in years
HardeepWA
Champion Author Tacoma

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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2011 12:46:53 AM

Paid fine.
pennypincher01IN
Rookie Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2011 8:58:04 AM

cried like a baby while getting it and then went to the court house and got it deffered. paid a lot of money to do that but it was worth it.
celia2011
Sophomore Author Illinois

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Message Posted: May 14, 2011 2:01:37 PM

Paid the fine
BJWI
Champion Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: May 11, 2011 9:29:48 PM

Hired an attorney for $50.00, who had gotten the speeding ticket (19 miles over the limit, which would have been a 4 point moving violation) "reduced" to a parking meter violation (a zero point, non-moving violation). Although the violation was "reduced" the fine amount remained the same.
Amrita76
Rookie Author Long Island

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Message Posted: May 7, 2011 12:32:55 AM

I paid my ticket since the camera saw me go through the yellow light right when it turned red.
Daytona500NS
Rookie Author Halifax

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Message Posted: May 5, 2011 7:39:02 AM

I pleaded not guilty to my ticket. I never let the cops to be judge and jury on the side of the road. Also I never admit my guilt to the cop, and always ask why he pulled me over right before he introduces himself. Remember, you're on TV!! I always take notes of their badge number and name, take note of the event when it happened, etc. The charges were dismissed by the Judge because of the lack of evidence of speeding. Also, it cost aprrox $3000 to the tax payers per trial over a $250 ticket! Sometimes the Crown will dismiss the ticket before trial.
Hamdogan1
Rookie Author Raleigh

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Message Posted: May 2, 2011 1:35:19 PM

Pleaded guilty with an explatation.
ZL1
All-Star Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2011 3:03:37 AM

Not Applicable
gorda111
Rookie Author Ventura

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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2011 9:45:35 PM

paying it...that's what i get for having lead poisoning (lead foot)
HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2011 7:22:55 PM

pd.it
pricecomm
Rookie Author Jacksonville

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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2011 12:09:52 AM

So, get a ticket attorney and paid the $99 to have them get the ticket dismissed! No points, no ticket and no penalty and NO DRIVING SCHOOL! Best $99 you will ever spend, but then, I'm in FL so your costs may vary...
bja0030
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2011 7:55:24 PM

PAID IT
WR&C
Veteran Author Oregon

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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2011 6:57:19 PM

Never had a traffic ticket in 50+ years of driving. But I did pay the two parking tickets I got in those years. (Both in California - go figure.)
bja0030
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2011 9:34:14 AM

PAID IT
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