If I was the officer, and you wanted a trial which is your right I would certainly accomodate you. More These are both non-moving violations. He than began to pace me. One of the best in its time last yr. Chokemasters sound gay anyway so the cop knew what he was doing. It honestly sucks for everyone and is the opening salvo on an increasingly aggressive stance towards car enthusiasts and police in general. And the thing the officer has to do is meet a burden of proof that you were in fact speeding.
You can go to court and have the citation thrown out. If it meets the requirements, just take a picture for the Judge. This is why cops often don't give breaks. Cop : Do you know why I pulled you over? You don't have to go in with a bad attitude and turn it into some big deal, but at least go explain the situation and see if they'll cut you a break. Yeah, I've heard that it could be a fix it ticket, but he marked 'no' in the section that asks if the citation is correctable or not. You can have a hot pink exhaust with diamond in lays as long as they meet those 2 prerequisites.
Would it be better off to fight the ticket, just pay the fines, or revert to stock set up? About two lights later, I get pulled over by a cop on a bike. Then after its signed off then you can modify it again. Just change your axle back and header, they will look under you hood. I'm selling the car anyways, so hopefully I won't have to pay for the past due registration crap. All im saying is try your luck on more than one. I was planning on keeping my Idaho tags until they expired. What is a state ref though? Man I can't believe you guys.
Saying your over the counter detector didn't go off won't work since they are notorious for failing to detect radar and lidar beams. It's just discrimination against the 'import' crowd. Its alot less hassle than going to state ref. Exceed the 95 db limit. You can raise a motion to dismiss due to the state's inability to allow you to build a proper defense as you were not provided with the correct cvc you are being charged for.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney—client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Apparently if you have an import with an exhaust, you're one of those midnight racers Anyway, all you need to do is bring it to a referree to get it signed off. More × Avvo Rating Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. So its possible your detector never sensed the beam but it should be on the citation what method the officer used to get your speed. I have the court date of this thursday the 4th to fight this. If no db measurement was taken and there is no stock db measurement to compare it to and if the officer is not a certified Honda tech who specializes in unmeasured db levels of Honda exhausts what are my chances of getting this ticket dropped? Local towns had to create new noise restriction laws because these idiots are driving around at 3am and people are pissed so we are getting the trickle down effect from the Ricers and their Fart Cans. I drive cars for a local dealership.
I got pulled over for having a modified exhaust. I'm planning on doing the trial by mail thing though to fight it. You could also try pleading with the judge, willing to pay the fine and court costs if the citation stays off the record, I don't know if that is even possible though. I would just pay it and move on! In washington it is technically illegal to have a exhaust that is louder than stock although all the cops that I have talked to say that as long as it isn't too loud you won't get bothered. Congrats on the new job. Whats the penalty for an exhaust thats too loud? The tint meters need to be certified and I have not found them recently.
What do you mean by character? The way i see it is this. To locate an attorney visit. The only purpose to have one is to evade law enforcement and break the speed limit. Any sign, any traffic control device. Sitting at a light, in front of a gas station, where all the ricers hang out. I just paid the fine last time yeeeears ago , pay the fine again.
I had to call that number and the lady said I have to pay for a sound test which cost 81 bucks I think. I'm not even gonna bother, much easier to sell it and get something 'legal'. Most of these officers are pretty cool and wont care about the cats if you give them respect, but its not worth paying out the nose on the fine. But like i said i dont know what kind of bullshit 'code' they have between each other for the notes they write. I rather get smogged on my own then ask to see a judge and explain that I would rather pay 40 for a smog test than 100 at the state ref.
Well we never had to smog or inspect or any of that crap in Idaho. Congrats on the job, and good luck. The points you raise might well provide you with a viable defense. Yes, we've learned on this site that modifying your exhaust from how it came from the factory can get you a ticket. The problem with lidar detectors is that they don't work unless the beam actually hits the detector. A place to ask simple legal questions.