I do not believe there is a perimeter requirement for the officer to find the speed violator in. Many times they just use "pacing" anyway. You can bring up the location of the stop in comparison to the last speed limit posting , but it will not make any difference (I have tried it before with no...Read more »
I live in Tennessee, but was pulled over in Redding Indiana 3 weeks ago doing 70 in a 55 mph work zone. The Officer let me off a bit easy and wrote the ticket for 65 instead. I was in the slow lane, going with the flow of traffic. And my navigation screen showed the Speed Limit to be 70.... Read more »
I assume you have a Tennessee License. More than likely if you do not pay the Court, then Indiana will contact our Department of Safety and get your License suspended. Then again they may not. I recommend you pay Indiana, as losing your TNDL will be very, very painful and expensive.
Most Counties vary a small amount from each other. Call the Sessions Court Clerk with your Citation Number and ask them. If this is in connection with a collision, I suggest going to Court instead. Paying a Citation is pleading guilty, which would be Negligence Per Se in a Tort Suit.
I was speeding to avoid hitting a deer running into my car. I was flashing the high-beam lights to warn other drivers. I got pulled over for flashing the headlights and he didn't tell me anything about why i was speeding until he issued me a ticket and then discussed it with me.
You or your attorney will need to tell the prosecutor, and possibly the judge, what happened. The hazardous situation does not occur for a real long period, so keep the flashing lights and speeding activities to a short distance. Once the hazard is avoided you must resume normal driving. Be very...Read more »
Not sure of your question. But apparently you are cited for speeding.
The Statute applies to several different speed zones, not just a school zone. Do not just pay the Ticket, but go to Court and see if it can be Dismissed upon payment of Costs or some other Diversion disposition. A...Read more »
I Live in Hamilton County Tennessee, I was on my way on from work and was pulled over by an officer due to my broken windshield. Long story short she took me to jail for possession of controlled substance (12.8G Cannabis to be exact) I Have epilepsy and have long used cannabis to help control my... Read more »
The state of TN has adopted a policy of “rolling” enforcement facilities to combat distracted driving. Can they legally look inside your vehicle, even if it is just from the outside, if you have not committed a crime and there is no probable cause to believe you have committed a crime? Is... Read more »
No. A law enforcement officer must use an instrument to measure the speed of the motorist, or at least estimate speed by pacing him. Further the issuing officer must serve the Citation on the offender or arrest him.
You may wish to hire a competent attorney. Whatever you do, go to Court in a respectful manner. Show your new Insurance Card and ask that the Charge be Dismissed with Costs. A Conviction will suspend your TNDL. If you get a Notice, then hire a lawyer immediately and request a Department of...Read more »
I started to pull out of the Walmart parking lot when a car pulled out from a lot across the street and I had to brake. When I backed up to get out of the street, the car behind me was driving forward and my bumper tapped his. He overreacted and accused me of damaging his car that was obviously... Read more »
From your facts it does appear to be your fault, that is a Rule of
The Road Violation occurred. If you plead Guilty and pay the Citation, it will appear on your MVR. You may wish to hire a lawyer to represent you, so something besides a conviction might go down. Your Insurance Company...Read more »
I received an Automated Traffic Enforcement Notification of Violation - Speed. I was able to look at the ticket online and see it was where I let my sister borrow my car. But she denies speeding. I have heard that since it was a video collected ticket that I do not have to pay and I should just... Read more »
It is a Civil Claim for Debt, not a Criminal Charge. It is your choice, but it cannot go on your MVR, or put you in Jail. But Collectors can sue, hound you and execute any judgments against your property.
The Court may give you some relief, but will probably find you Guilty. It is possible that you will have to make Restitution. You may want to make a claim on your Insurance. With the Rule of Road Violation will come some points on your MVR.
No, you have not read the entire Statute. Hire a competent attorney to work the Citation out so it does not put Points against your MVR. Diversion or Dismissal with payment of costs would work out well for you.
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