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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #75 on: November 07, 2018, 02:00:52 PM »
Probably the best outcome for you.  Not bad at all.
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #76 on: November 07, 2018, 02:16:54 PM »
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #77 on: November 07, 2018, 03:25:21 PM »
Had my day in traffic court. Cop was a young guy and a bit of a hard ass. We talked outside the courtroom first and he was going on about how he could have written me up for a bunch of things but was being nice for only writing one ticket. I told him my side and that I was hoping for a change to a no points violation. He said the judge would have to decide that.

So we're sitting in the waiting room and it's like 20 minutes past the hearing time and he comes over and offers a no points change which means no hearing, just some paperwork. I'm OK with that. The official ticket is for failing to stay in my lane.

We're still sitting there waiting (magistrate is still busy on the phone) and an older trooper asks what happened. He is from the area and says that that section of road is known to be like ice when wet. The cop that wrote me up was not from the immediate area. Lots of accidents. He believes it to be environmental from the hillside right next to the lane. So that provides some closure that it wasn't me being stupid.

Bottom Line: No points and no increase in fine. I'll take it.

Congrats man.  I continue to think most cops are great people who for the most part have to do what they're told ("if there's a crash you write a ticket").  You probably got him to think it through a bit, and he saw the benefit in changing things up.  A good ending.
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #78 on: November 07, 2018, 03:26:42 PM »
everybody loves a....   n/m   :-[
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #79 on: November 07, 2018, 04:04:28 PM »
You probably got him to think it through a bit, and he saw the benefit in changing things up.  A good ending.

Or the "Hot Now" sign lit up.

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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #81 on: November 07, 2018, 08:54:16 PM »
"Most accidents happen when the meek meet the douchebags."  -Viffergyrl
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #82 on: November 08, 2018, 02:49:20 AM »
You probably got him to think it through a bit, and he saw the benefit in changing things up.  A good ending.

Or the "Hot Now" sign lit up.

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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #83 on: November 08, 2018, 09:57:37 AM »
Good deal Gary.  Glad to hear you're getting around, too.
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #84 on: November 08, 2018, 10:05:19 AM »
Good deal Gary.  Glad to hear you're getting around, too.

NOTE: If you get a ticket in PA, there is usually a $45 surcharge added (amount can change based on violation) but the surcharge is NOT to be added to a motorcycle ticket. Just a heads up in case you get a ticket and they mistakenly add that charge. See Title 75, subsection 6506, paragraph a.

I made it downstairs to actually have band practice in the garage last night. That was good fun. I crashed just as the new band was getting some momentum learning new songs and felt bad that I had set our progress back a month. We're trying to have a full night of music ready for January.

And I get to play a gig this Saturday with the band I play bass in. Although we haven't practiced in well over 6 weeks, they sent me a set list, and I will show up (wife driving and schleping gear for me) and will just sit in a chair and make low notes all night. I'm looking forward to getting out of the house and doing "normal" stuff even if I can't walk yet.
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #85 on: November 08, 2018, 10:33:54 AM »
Good deal Gary.  Glad to hear you're getting around, too.

NOTE: If you get a ticket in PA, there is usually a $45 surcharge added (amount can change based on violation) but the surcharge is NOT to be added to a motorcycle ticket. Just a heads up in case you get a ticket and they mistakenly add that charge. See Title 75, subsection 6506, paragraph a.

I made it downstairs to actually have band practice in the garage last night. That was good fun. I crashed just as the new band was getting some momentum learning new songs and felt bad that I had set our progress back a month. We're trying to have a full night of music ready for January.

And I get to play a gig this Saturday with the band I play bass in. Although we haven't practiced in well over 6 weeks, they sent me a set list, and I will show up (wife driving and schleping gear for me) and will just sit in a chair and make low notes all night. I'm looking forward to getting out of the house and doing "normal" stuff even if I can't walk yet.

We definitely need a 'like' button. Very encouraged on your progress and success fighting the ticket.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2018, 03:42:33 PM by viffergyrl »
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #86 on: November 08, 2018, 12:20:11 PM »
Well done on the ticket and glad to hear you're getting around better.
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #88 on: November 09, 2018, 08:20:07 PM »
Most Excellent updates!!!
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Re: Traffic ticket after a crash...
« Reply #89 on: November 10, 2018, 10:40:15 AM »
Glad to hear all this good stuff  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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