Q: I was already passing the school bus when he flipped his stop sign I passed him 2 seconds after he flashed the sign.
Do I have a chance to beat this ticket
If it was a camera ticket, it only carries a fine and does not carry points. They will give you a link to a video of the incident. If you already passed the bus when the red lights flashed and the stop sign extended, then you should win at trial. Of course, it is up to the judge to decide the case.
If you received a citation from a police officer, then there are points. Request a trial and not a waiver hearing within 30 days. If the police officer does not appear, you will be acquitted. If the police officer appears, try the case and you can testify. Even if you are convicted, the judge can offer probation before judgment which avoids the points.
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