Speeding - 117km/h In 80 Zone

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Speeding - 117km/h In 80 Zone

by: astubbe on

I was just fined for speeding 117km/h in an 80 zone. The officer did not reduce the charge at all.


I have been reading this sight and everyone is saying to fight it. My concern is that I really don't have an excuse for the speeding and it appears that the ticket was correctly filled out.


I have never been to court and don't know how I could plead not guilty when I don't have an excuse. I don't even care that much about the points I am more concerned about the money. Do you always meet with a prosecuter before the trial? Can you plead guilty in the trial and still ask for a reduced fine?


Thoughts and opinions would be appreciated!

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by: racer on

You can always bargain with the prosecutor. Chances are your ticket will be dropped to 15 over, which is no points. Your insurance might go up a little, or it might stay the same. You will also get a rather small fine.


In the meantime, file for disclosure once you receive a court date.


Also, you may want to check out using a professional representation as well.


Speeding is admittedly the hardest one to beat.

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