San Antonio, TX asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas

Q: In Texas does an officer have to provide evidence against me showing his proof that I was actually speeding In courrt

I'm aware that a officer has to show up for court for him to win his case but does it doesn't he also have to provide evidence showing his proof that I was actually speeding in the court for him to win his case against me or will it be dropped because he has lack of evidence thank you guys in advance for your help!

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John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes, but the evidence could simply be his testimony. For example, he might testify he was using a radar gun that clocked your speed at x, or that he followed you in his patrol car at the same speed and the speedometer showed you were both traveling at x mph.

You will win if he says he did not personally observe the offense but someone else told him you were speeding, assuming that person does not appear to testify against you

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