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View Poll Results: Get a speeding ticket, what were the charges?
5 to 10 over 18 12.41%
11 to 15 over 19 13.10%
16 to 20 over 27 18.62%
21 to 25 over 20 13.79%
26 to 30 over 11 7.59%
31 + over 50 34.48%
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Old 07-18-2005, 09:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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News Speeding tickets in your GTO

I was lasered by a motorcycle cop; 81 in 55
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Old 07-18-2005, 10:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Beat the first one via Trial by Declaration, anm attempting with the second.

Chances are it won't slide through this time, as this would be the fourth I've beaten in a row.

Bought a Valentine One - oh my Gawd what a lovely piece of kit. How'd I ever speed without it?
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Old 07-19-2005, 09:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't think Ga offers Trial By Declaration, I went to http://www.helpigotaticket.com/, the site seems to be geared around Ca law.

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none yet, but I'm working on it.
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I was 5 miles from the dealer when I got pulled over for doing 59 in a 45mph construction zone. Cop walked up and asked the usual questions. When I told him I bought it 5 minutes ago he asked to see the odometer. With less than 25 miles on it he told me I had a nice car and to watch my speed and be carefull. Nice Officer.
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Just bought the GTO but was driving my other car -- and got popped for 49 in a 35. Until then, no tickets for 12 years. Cop decided to be a jerk and wrote me. Followed Groucho's advice and visited helpigotaticket.com. Haven't heard back yet -- but am expecting to win. Thanks, Groucho. George McCalip is awesome.
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Haha, before I got my Valentine 1 I got lasered by a cop doin 145 in a 65 zone. Lost my license for 6 months. OOOPS thats the price of winning this competition.
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lost the licence because of the fact that I was racing a Trans Am Ws6 at the time i was doing that speed. Also doesnt hurt that in California doin that far over the speed limit is considered attempted manslaughter. I think i got off easy!!
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No tickets for me...*knocks on a very solid piece of wood* and I speed everywhere
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Like a nimrod, I got provoked into flooring my 05 Goat to get away from some puke who wouldn't stop harassing me with a Jetta VR6. I let off at about 140, and was still going 110 when the cop got both of us. 2 counts of reckless driving (35+ over speed limit and racing). It cost me a grand in lawyer fees, a driver retraining course, and now I have AR for 2 freakin' years and 100 hours of community service. To say that I felt like an idiot in that courtroom, and that they take this stuff very seriously would understatements. To make matters worse, the first attorney I hired got arrested himself the day before my final court appearance for embezzling client funds, so I had to cough up another 250, over the 750 I already did, to get representation. 400 hp is very tempting indeed.
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