Philadelphia, PA asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: I got a speeding ticket (74 in a 55) in TN. I live in PA. There’s no amount on the ticket. How do I pay?

Going 74 in a 55, just over the border into TN where the limit changes from 70 (I believe) to 55. The officer said to just go to the website and pay, but there’s no amount listed on the ticket. The box saying I can pay via mail or online is checked, so I am not required to go to court. Do I need to call to find out how much the ticket is? Also, should I just pay this? Will this info be shared with PA? I have a completely clean driving record.

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
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A: When you pay that Speeding Citation, you will no longer have a perfect MVR. Call the General Sessions Court for the County you were apprehended in. They will gladly tell you how much the Ticket is and how to pay them. That is an admission of Guilt. You may wish to hire a competent attorney and try to get it dismissed on costs, etc.

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