Q: I was got a speeding ticket in utah driving at 27mph over speed limit on a 65mph road. Can i get it dismissed?
The cops says he caught me on radar going 31mph over the limit. I was pretty sure I was going around 90 which is 25mph over the limit. There were no cars on the road & it was downhill.
A: It is unlikely that your ticket will get dismissed. There is a huge push right now, especially by highway patrol, to catch and ticket high speed violators. Most troopers aren't cutting any sort of breaks. There are some ways to fight traffic tickets, but a lot of the time we are able to negotiate them down. This will save you points on you license and lower the fine. More importantly, it will help with the hit on your insurance. Most insurance companies will keep a speeding ticket on your record for 3-5 years and raise the rates accordingly. So the more you can get it reduced the more you'll save. Contact a local attorney who handles traffic tickets to see if you can get some help.
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