Just Got Vbr 70 In A 45

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Ralph G. ( Arejay )'s Comment
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What is a Vbr ?

I second this question... what in the world is a 'Vbr'!?!

Banks's Comment
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Violation of Basic Rule (VBR)

(1) A person commits the offense of violating the basic speed rule if the person drives a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard to all of the following: (a) The traffic. (b) The surface and width of the highway

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Ralph G. ( Arejay )'s Comment
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Violation of Basic Rule (VBR)

(1) A person commits the offense of violating the basic speed rule if the person drives a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard to all of the following: (a) The traffic. (b) The surface and width of the highway

Thanks Banks! That text sure does read like it contains a ton of gray area and lots of wiggle room for "interpretation" by Law Enforcement and the Judge?

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Mike R.'s Comment
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I came across this and this might let you know what kind of impact it will have on your CSA score

DOT violations issued by state

If you click into any of the unsafe driving parts you can see what laws go into that part of the CSA. It looks like you either have reckless driving or a dangerous driving speeding 4 offense. Both have the most sever impact on your record.

CSA:

Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)

The CSA is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicle

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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