tagged by laser gun for exceeding 20 over, reduced to 5 over

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tagged by laser gun for exceeding 20 over, reduced to 5 over

by: jeffong_hk on
Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:36 am

Hi all, I would like some advice if I should fight this ticket. I was in a 60 zone entering a 50 zone without knowing it, and officer caught me with his laser gun, i was doing 70 at the time, so i was 20 over. the officer was nice and reduced it to 55, meaning its only 5 over and $30 fine with no demerits. I wouldn't mind paying $30, however, i'm concerned that the ticket might increase my insurance, since i'm still fairly young (23), then i would end up paying a lot more than 30$. So should i pay for the ticket and hope my insurance doesn't go up, or should i fight it?
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by: Reflections on
Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:29 am

ridgid wrote:If you see the officer again, please be sure to commend him on his great police work for sitting at a speed change nailing people for 20 over and writing it up as 5 over.. What a waste of time - for what a few dollars in the local coffers?
I think this serves a dual purpose. Stops this from going to court and the offender gets no points........ As the original poster said he was doing 20 over, personally i would just pay it.
http://www.OHTA.ca OR http://www.OntarioTrafficAct.com
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