Q: 8 years ago, I was pulled over in my employer landscaping pickup( no trailer).Got 3 tickets !
8 years ago, I was pulled over in my employer landscaping pickup( no trailer). I was running late that morning and he surprised me with a vehicle I never drove before which was preloaded with equipment. My License was suspended for this got suspension lifted before paying fine .Pick up truck had makeshift wood walls) plywood and I was new and just didn't I was pulled over in East Hills , NY , , No traffic infraction . The 3 tickets I got where No insurance card in vehicle, No registration card in vehicle, Improper plates.I called him and he said he thinks its there. No where to be found . Also cop insisted it was commercial vehicle, when he had regular plates. Long story short I got three tickets . No registration, no insurance card ( truck had insurance) .No commercial plates. I have court Mon 11/9 . Any tips or suggestions? And I was fired and he took tickets. Thanks so much my license was suspended just got it back 2 months ago from this already s headache and ,$700.He has tickets.
A: Why did you get pulled over? None of the tickets is a moving-violation. Dirty license plate? You can fight the tickets if the original traffic stop is illegal (and you will need a lawyer for this).
If not fighting, explain respectfully, without "I'm the victim, this is not justice" kind of attitude, the situation to the attorney prosecuting your matter (not your car, didn't know anything about registration or insurance status, 1st time driving, etc). Many prosecuting attorneys drop charges as part of the plea agreement. You may want to ensure that your boss will given/reimburse you the fund in case you plead to something.
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