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Old 12-03-2007, 04:05 AM   #1
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Reckless driving ticket can someone help me with this i dont know what to expect

I recieved a reckless driving ticket last night for going 80 in a 55 and a state trooper was the one that got me i have a court date in january and i have no idea what to expect could someone help me with this how can i lessen my fine and suspension ??
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Old 12-03-2007, 04:14 AM   #2
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I recieved a reckless driving ticket last night for going 80 in a 55 and a state trooper was the one that got me i have a court date in january and i have no idea what to expect could someone help me with this how can i lessen my fine and suspension ??
i duno...i was doing 79.5 in the 55 and i only got charged for speeding...they knocked it down so i only got 3 points, which already expired
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Old 12-03-2007, 05:00 AM   #3
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I drive the posted speed limit. I haven't gotten pulled over yet

They enforce these funny laws for a reason.
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Old 12-03-2007, 05:34 AM   #4
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I hate it when you drive according to the laws, and drive safely, and some people on the road seem to have a problem with it.
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:49 AM   #5
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If this is your first offense you can likely just be 100% honest when you go to court. I can almost guarantee that they'll knock it down. If you're a repeat offender then this may not help you. Actualy, it doesn't matter, if you were guilty admit it, pay the fine/suspension, and hopefully learn a lesson.
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Old 12-03-2007, 07:56 AM   #6
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I recieved a reckless driving ticket last night for going 80 in a 55 and a state trooper was the one that got me i have a court date in january and i have no idea what to expect could someone help me with this how can i lessen my fine and suspension ??

I don't know about your state, but in Pennsylvania "reckless driving" is a fairly serious offense. If this is your first offense, chances are a lawyer will be able to get you off the points/suspension and probably lessen your fine a bit. Lawyers don't come cheap, though.

Otherwise, I would just go to court and be honest. Depending on how old you are, if this is your first offense, and much more, chances are you'll face the fine only. Points will probably be reduced or dropped and I wouldn't worry about a suspension.
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:14 AM   #7
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in new jersey theres a no points process you can go through.. you pasically pay off your points.. you already have a court date so you wont have to pleed not guilty.. but when you go in you would talk to the prosicuter to see what you have to do to get no points or less.. sometimes theyll change the offense and you just pleed guilty.. it helps to know someone that is involved with the judicial system. ie. a cop.. but if not check into the no points process.. it can be expensive.. but your insurance wont go up
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I recieved a reckless driving ticket last night for going 80 in a 55 and a state trooper was the one that got me i have a court date in january and i have no idea what to expect could someone help me with this how can i lessen my fine and suspension ??
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