Q: Speeding ticket amended to "no muffler", job website asks if I've been cited for a moving violation, what do I answer?
A few months ago I was ticketed for speeding. I got a lawyer to go to court and she got it changed to what the receipt says, "no muffler". I'm filling out my profile for a job website and it asks if I have been cited for a moving traffic violation in the past 5 years. Do I say yes or no? I was originally ticketed for speeding but the charge was changed. Since it is a government/military job site, there is a penalty of a huge fine or jail time if I give any false information, so I really need to know how to answer correctly. Thanks in advance!
A: This is new to me to see the word "cited" instead of "convicted." Since the word, "cited" is what is used, you have been cited with a speeding ticket. You received a citation from the officer but were not convicted by the court. The big deal is if you lie in this situation. Better to just tell them you have received a citation.
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