Q: I got a speeding ticket this evening, on the ticket it says that I was doing 70 in a 75 zone
As well as it said I was 5’ 51” tall my question is do I have to pay the ticket since he said I was not speeding?
A: This is likely a typo. It would be unwise to ignore this. You should have an attorney monitor this and see if it can be dismissed.
A: If a person receives then ignores a traffic ticket, a conviction will result. And it will go on the person's drivers license record. Instead, it's a good idea to contest every traffic citation. Most have the goal of preventing a conviction. You may be able to get the prosecutor to agree to a no-conviction outcome, which will normally include payment of prosecution costs. Of course, you should do better with a lawyer. But fight every ticket. When talking with the prosecutor, consider avoiding helping them spot mistakes and weaknesses in their case prior to trial.
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