Just Got A Ticket

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Turtle's Comment
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My suggestion stands. I have it on good authority that this has worked. Individual results may vary.

Jammer a's Comment
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Thanks bro I’m waiting on a call from safety and I’ll go from there

My suggestion stands. I have it on good authority that this has worked. Individual results may vary.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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My suggestion stands. I have it on good authority that this has worked. Individual results may vary.

We, as well. YMMV.

Individuals in that po'dunk town may have security cameras that could/would be invaluable to your situation.

Worked for us in Plymouth, Ohio about 4 years ago; we had to 'suggest' the attorney get them. She did.

~ Anne ~

Wish you well.

Don's Comment
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This is what I did when I received my ticket in Oct 2019 for "ignoring" a Road closed 1.5 miles ahead sign.. The "point" between the 1 and 5 was so small, I thought the sign said "15 miles ahead." Yep. a Small town Deputy in the farmlands of North Ohio was stopping and ticketing drivers. Obviously, they did not see the "point" either. There was even a road in that town where we could drive around the road closure, which was visible about .25 miles ahead, but the Officer wasn't letting us take it. I could see no signs forbidding trucks on that road either. Anywho, I drove to the same place a day later in my personal vehicle, took some pictures of the sign, the roads and construction where the Officerr was stopping people and then got a lawyer, who represented me in court and got it reduced to a non-moving violation. More expensive than just paying the fine, but it kept 2 points off my license. To me the extra $$ was worth it. Knock on wood.

"Funny thing", when I went to the same location later, the road closed ahead sign was modified with a very noticeable size increase in the 1.5 miles.

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.

EPU:

Electric Auxiliary Power Units

Electric APUs have started gaining acceptance. These electric APUs use battery packs instead of the diesel engine on traditional APUs as a source of power. The APU's battery pack is charged when the truck is in motion. When the truck is idle, the stored energy in the battery pack is then used to power an air conditioner, heater, and other devices

CajunWon's Comment
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Any attempt to overturn or reduce the penalty is going to be rolling the dice to some degree. Though I haven't had many, I have gotten out of every moving citation and by different methods and never hiring a lawyer. Last one was held at a small town court. A week prior I went to the court parking lot and asked officers for advice, I appeared for court, in a suit, with my type statement and 2 copies. 1 copy to the judge and one to the DA, and with my certified DMV record. I put the officer on the stand, yada yada yada, and I skated with dismissal. That was passing by crossing the double line and the officer was right behind me. Duh!

Another time I mailed in the fine by check but for $5 more than the fine. For a year they kept writing me with a $5 refund, stating they couldn't close the ticket until after I cashed the refund, which I never did and the ticket never appeared on my record. Excessive speeding while passing a State Trooper on a curve with double line. duh!

Some States, if the officer does not appear, the case is dismissed. Maryland and Wisconsin.

If the case load is heavy, the DA may offer to reduce the penalty during a recess.

If anyone asks, I made up those stories, point is there's no harm in trying.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rob T.'s Comment
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Hey Jammer any updates on this ?

Jammer a's Comment
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Not yet I’ve got a case number need to contact lawyer today

Hey Jammer any updates on this ?

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Thanks bro I’m waiting on a call from safety and I’ll go from there

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My suggestion stands. I have it on good authority that this has worked. Individual results may vary.

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Not yet I’ve got a case number need to contact lawyer today

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Hey Jammer any updates on this ?

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Hey Jammer any updates on this ?

Kinda been missing BOTH of y'all..

Info, intel??

Hoping all is well. Another hiatus from our 2 top posters... sheesh!

Jammer, hope the ticket worked out (or you did, it!)

Rob T. It's been a week; kinda UNLIKE you . . . ?!?!? Don't forget, other than Todd (or Purple Preston) I'm the doxxer here. LoL

Just stop in, please~!

~ Anne ~

Keith A.'s Comment
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I'm honestly curious Anne, how did you end up such a community hound? It's not something I'm used to anywhere, but especially not here. XD

Rob T.'s Comment
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Rob T. It's been a week; kinda UNLIKE you . . . ?!?!? Don't forget, other than Todd (or Purple Preston) I'm the doxxer here. LoL

Just stop in, please~!

Still popping in periodically but haven't had much free time. Kids have been keeping us busy and as the weathers warming up I'm working on some projects outside. 70 degrees next week woohoo!

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