You may be surprised to learn that there are several things to consider before ending up in traffic court, paying a big fine, logging up points and higher insurance premiums. What are your chances of getting a reduced fine or a complete dismissal?
Can you get rid of a traffic ticket once it’s been issued? Just like you would call a plumber to fix a leaky pipe, you can call a local traffic school and enlist someone to find any leaks in your case. I would advise skipping the expensive lawyer if this is a first offense, and have an experienced educator look over the ticket details for a fraction of the cost. There are several things to look for when on the receiving end of a traffic violation.
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Red cars attract the most attention on the road. Red sports cars are like a Matador’s cape to a bull. While we all like to floor it on an open stretch of road, you reduce your chances of having that much fun, and not getting ticketed when driving a red car. The odds of getting a speeding ticket in the US are about 1 in 20. That’s an average number, and isn’t designated by make, or color of the car. Revenue from speeding tickets accounts for approximately 6 billion (with a B) dollars a year. It’s big (with a B) business, and that’s life in the fast lane.
It can be especially tempting to speed when stuck behind a slow moving vehicle carrying a big load. With all the new construction taking place, large trucks hauling gantry cranes have been slowing traffic on our roadway system lately. Passing these vehicles and their pilot car is tricky and can easily result in a speeding ticket.
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When we get into our cars, we assume certain responsibilities. The rules of the road are taught to us as teenagers and even before as our young minds observe adults driving. Certain courtesies pertain to whether we are driving a car, truck, motorcycle or scooter. Right-aways and general road rules to most of us are common sense, but it’s a big world with a lot of different interpretations as to what that really means.
Here in the US, we have a mutual understanding as to how to behave on the road, but that doesn’t always mean that everyone abides by the same set of rules. If you think the traffic in your area has gotten out of control, and you’re considering relocating, hold off calling a limo company until you’ve had a chance to check out some of these other outrageous roadways.
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Morrison, Colorado has the reputation for being a speed trap. Nonetheless, despite its well known reputation, it’s a fair guess that the majority of its revenue still comes from traffic violations. Most smaller municipalities are highly dependent on traffic ticket income. It’s the way it is in America. If you haven’t caught on to this by now, then you need to get out more.
This morning while driving up North Turkey Creek Canyon in Morrison, I passed a limousine that had been pulled over, presumably for speeding. The passengers, undoubtedly not pleased, and the driver may lose his job. Life on the road. Supposedly there is no discrimination, and you rarely see a limo pulled over. However, being a professional driver he should know his stuff, and understand that he if he fights his case, he’s likely to walk with the ticket getting dismissed or at the least a reduction in fine and points. There are ways to get that ticket thrown out. The odds of getting the ticket dismissed are in the favor of the driver.
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