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!
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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