Q: What can I do about a recent traffic ticket for a moving violation?
I was recently on vacation in Arizona, and this moving violation occurred in Scottsdale. I had a green light, which quickly turned yellow, and very quickly turned red. I didn't know the light would've turned red that soon and I saw the flash come from the camera. If I knew the timing of the light, I would've stopped. I am from Indiana and our lights aren't timed like that. I was driving a rental car at the time. I was making a left hand turn. Now I have a small processing fee from the rental car company and will soon have a ticket in the mail. I looked up the fine in Scottsdale for such a moving violation, so I know what to expect. Is there anything I can do to remedy the situation besides paying the fine? I have a clean driving record and don't want the points on it. In addition, I'm on a budget and it's hard for me to make the payment. Any advice?
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