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Old 01-20-2016, 05:22 PM
 
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Im sorry if you were in NY they would not have just given you a ticket. If you were actually going above 90. I have a tendency to drive pretty fast when my kids are not in the car and even I know going that fast means going to jail.
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Old 01-20-2016, 05:56 PM
 
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If you're going to be dumb behind the wheel, be smart about what state you do so in. One of my sons got a super speeder ticket in GA (20+ over in a 75 mph zone). The ticket said court appearance required. He left for an extended trip overseas a week later. He wrote a letter to the court, explaining that he could not appear, would pay any fines, and didn't get an answer. I called, and the clerk knocked the offense down to 15 over, no points, no court, fine of $248.

Make a call, and don't do it again.
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Old 01-20-2016, 07:55 PM
 
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Ask the mods to move this to the correct forum. Is there a number on your ticket you can call?
As long as its posted here, this guy is grounded... BIG TIME!
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Old 01-21-2016, 05:23 AM
 
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Do what others suggest, talk to a lawyer. Whatever you do You have to show up...otherwise that is more charges.
They only way you get out of showing up is your lawyer files certain papers.

By the way, you should go there and hire a local lawyer. You could consult lawyers at your home town..might find free consult...but any distance while raise your lawyer fees a lot.

If your young, go talk to your parents or relatives. Get some help with this.

Driving is a privilege...not a right...they can prevent people from driving again ever. Don't make stupid choices. Driving records can affect you forever, jobs, sr22's. And this might cost you your license for a few months.

My youngest, he is 30 now..but when he was a teen he made bad choices, finally lost his license. Smarter than mom of course.

I know he didn't think he was cool riding his bike and selling his Chevelle at 18....took him 3 more years, after riding his bike because of a suspended D.L...to get a clear D.L. record.

Get an attorney consult asap. And talk to your folks.

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