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How many traffic tickets have you received?

 
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Postby devilwoman » Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:11 pm

That's not exactly something to be bragging about SD. :roll:
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Postby Stannic » Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:39 pm

SD_SC1 wrote:
Stannic wrote:4 in total:

June 2000 (Ontario) - Speeding - 144 KPH in an 80 (reduced to 129 in an 80)

August 2000 (Alberta) - Fail to stop - Stop sign

October 2000 (Alberta) - Fail to wear seatbelt

October 2000 (Alberta) - Speeding 71 KPH in a 50.

The year 2000 was an expensive lesson for me.
Pfft! I've had more expensive years. ;)
Not proud of it, but I was "young and stupid". Explaining it to the insurance company was "fun"... ... ...lets just say come renewal time they were not pleased. :?

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Postby SD_SC1 » Sun Jun 10, 2007 5:25 pm

Stannic wrote:
SD_SC1 wrote:
Stannic wrote:4 in total:

June 2000 (Ontario) - Speeding - 144 KPH in an 80 (reduced to 129 in an 80)

August 2000 (Alberta) - Fail to stop - Stop sign

October 2000 (Alberta) - Fail to wear seatbelt

October 2000 (Alberta) - Speeding 71 KPH in a 50.

The year 2000 was an expensive lesson for me.
Pfft! I've had more expensive years. ;)
Not proud of it, but I was "young and stupid". Explaining it to the insurance company was "fun"... ... ...lets just say come renewal time they were not pleased. :?
My insurance company didn't seem to give a rat's ass.
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Postby Lavics79 » Mon Jun 11, 2007 2:42 pm

I`ve learned my lesson. 9 years ago got stoped for doing 97 on a 90 at 2am. I knew I was at fault and he was doing his job. So I was polite and took it and paid for it.

Just last week, I was followed all the way to my house in the parking lot. Stoped me for having a burned out headlight. I didnt expect a ticket but I sure ran my ass to Canadian tire the next morning so I wouldnt be pushing my luck! :P

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Postby dusty » Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:03 pm

I`ve learned my lesson. 9 years ago got stoped for doing 97 on a 90 at 2am. I knew I was at fault and he was doing his job. So I was polite and took it and paid for it.
There must be more to it than that. I've never heard of anyone getting ticketed for 7 km/h over.

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Postby Respond Wayne » Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:06 pm

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Postby SPC » Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:45 pm

Nobody even bats an eyelash for 7kph over. What's the real story??

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Postby Lavics79 » Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:10 am

no no..im being serious. The ticket was only $50. I had it on cruise for a 100km/h and was going up the hill while he was traveling opposite direction and clocked me.

And seriously, I wouldnt be saying bs, I have nothing to gain really. Just telling you guys what happened. ;)

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Postby TheWidowsSon » Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:23 am

There are all kinds out there....never say never.

Once, I was driving the Toronto to Cambridge 401 and came up behind an OPP cruiser in the right lane going less than 100km/hour on a clear, dry road.

I moved over to the middle lane and passed him being cognizant of my speed on my digital speedometer. I never broke 105km/hour and it took me a few seconds or so to pass the cruiser.

When I just cleared the cruiser's front end, the officer slid in behind me and turned on his lights.

After I pulled over, the officer (Sgt.) asked me why I felt it necessary to pass him when he was doing the speed limit.

It must have been a fishing expedition because, after checking my paperwork in his car for a few minutes, he returned to my window and, without saying a word, handed me my license, etc., returned to his vehicle and drove off.

No ticket, no small talk, no nothing.

Strange.........
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Postby SD_SC1 » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:10 am

dusty wrote:
I`ve learned my lesson. 9 years ago got stoped for doing 97 on a 90 at 2am. I knew I was at fault and he was doing his job. So I was polite and took it and paid for it.
There must be more to it than that. I've never heard of anyone getting ticketed for 7 km/h over.
Me neither. Even I don't get stopped for doing 7 over.

Maybe the officer was rather bitter that night and decided to have a zero tolerance for speeding. Or maybe he wanted to check to make he wasn't intoxicated, but he got some attitude in return and decided to get the pen out.
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Postby Lavics79 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:06 pm

SD_SC1 wrote:
dusty wrote:
I`ve learned my lesson. 9 years ago got stoped for doing 97 on a 90 at 2am. I knew I was at fault and he was doing his job. So I was polite and took it and paid for it.
There must be more to it than that. I've never heard of anyone getting ticketed for 7 km/h over.
Me neither. Even I don't get stopped for doing 7 over.

Or maybe he wanted to check to make he wasn't intoxicated, but he got some attitude in return and decided to get the pen out.
Not really. People say I have a temper of a fly. I deal with it and move on. No harm done.

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Postby HwyBear » Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:12 pm

chief wiggums wrote:I have a temper of a fly
Maybe a "horse fly" those bastards hurt when they bite :evil:
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Postby Lavics79 » Thu Jun 14, 2007 1:30 pm

HwyBear wrote:
chief wiggums wrote:I have a temper of a fly
Maybe a "horse fly" those bastards hurt when they bite :evil:
:P These things take out a chunk of your skin..not the best feeling.

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Re: Traffic Tickets

Postby veritas_aequitas » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:42 pm

Got my second ticket ever today. Got me at 81 in a 50 zone. Reduced to 55 for $27.50 and no points. Right around the corner from home and I hadn't done more then 10 over most of the drive. No excuse and I said as much. Stupid, stupid, stupid. Cheers to that guy for doing me a solid. Paid the thing ten minutes later online.

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Re: Traffic Tickets

Postby Respond Wayne » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:58 pm

Yeah, a few months at least Mr. Lead-foot! :P
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