Just Got A Ticket

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Jammer a's Comment
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Just got a ticket not a safe yield at a stop sign disagree but you know how that goes I haven’t had a ticket in 15 yrs Louisiana didn’t care one bit wish me luck safety score gonna take a hit

Mikey B.'s Comment
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Just got a ticket not a safe yield at a stop sign disagree but you know how that goes I haven’t had a ticket in 15 yrs Louisiana didn’t care one bit wish me luck safety score gonna take a hit

Spend the time and money to fight it in court...FIGHT LIKE HELL!!!!

Jammer a's Comment
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Yeah I got that legal shield I don’t got no money tho

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Just got a ticket not a safe yield at a stop sign disagree but you know how that goes I haven’t had a ticket in 15 yrs Louisiana didn’t care one bit wish me luck safety score gonna take a hit

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Spend the time and money to fight it in court...FIGHT LIKE HELL!!!!

Jammer a's Comment
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I was stopped and I felt there was plenty of distance when I left he said oh know put a lot on it I won’t argue with em there job is hard enough but a judge on the other hand I feel different I don know how small town court gonna work out

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Just got a ticket not a safe yield at a stop sign disagree but you know how that goes I haven’t had a ticket in 15 yrs Louisiana didn’t care one bit wish me luck safety score gonna take a hit

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Spend the time and money to fight it in court...FIGHT LIKE HELL!!!!

Rob T.'s Comment
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Have you already reached out to Legal Shield? Please let us know how it turns out with the ticket as well as with Legal Shield. After a ticket I received a year ago I briefly looked into it but I'm skeptical. Unfortunately if you make a vehicle that has the right of way slow down for even a second you're technically failing to yield the right of way is what I was taught in school. On busy stretches of road it's sometimes just not possible especially if you're loaded heavy. Hopefully your clean driving record and behavior during the stop helps get the case dismissed. Good luck.

Jammer a's Comment
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Thanks man I’m calling them now he wrote it like I didn’t stop but I was sitting there for like 6 minutes

Have you already reached out to Legal Shield? Please let us know how it turns out with the ticket as well as with Legal Shield. After a ticket I received a year ago I briefly looked into it but I'm skeptical. Unfortunately if you make a vehicle that has the right of way slow down for even a second you're technically failing to yield the right of way is what I was taught in school. On busy stretches of road it's sometimes just not possible especially if you're loaded heavy. Hopefully your clean driving record and behavior during the stop helps get the case dismissed. Good luck.

Turtle's Comment
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Call the Town clerk and see if there's any way to plea this down to a non-moving violation. Some of those Podunk backwater hillbilly towns will do such a thing to generate more revenue, keeping the ticket in-house by not reporting it, thus saving the bad mark on your license. The cost of this is usually a higher fine, however. Small price to pay to keep a clean license, though. It's well worth it.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Jammer a's Comment
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Thanks for the info I will try

Call the Town clerk and see if there's any way to plea this down to a non-moving violation. Some of those Podunk backwater hillbilly towns will do such a thing to generate more revenue, keeping the ticket in-house by not reporting it, thus saving the bad mark on your license. The cost of this is usually a higher fine, however. Small price to pay to keep a clean license, though. It's well worth it.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rob T.'s Comment
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Call the Town clerk and see if there's any way to plea this down to a non-moving violation.

its worth a shot but from what I was told by my lawyer when dealing with my ticket its against federal law to do that for a CDL holder. The only 2 outcomes are guilty (includes pleading guilty or paying ticket) or not guilty of the original infraction.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Jammer a's Comment
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Yeah I don’t know I called the lawyers and I guess I let them fight it out I stopped and left in what I felt was plenty of time he said it could have been bad ?? But it is what it is live an learn

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Call the Town clerk and see if there's any way to plea this down to a non-moving violation.

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its worth a shot but from what I was told by my lawyer when dealing with my ticket its against federal law to do that for a CDL holder. The only 2 outcomes are guilty (includes pleading guilty or paying ticket) or not guilty of the original infraction.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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