Speeding 139 on 100 on hwy400

rpk1995
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Speeding 139 on 100 on hwy400

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I just have been charged with speeding 139 in 100 zone. I am confident that i was going only 125, the officer even said he is not allowed to lower charges. I immediately slowed down when I saw the squad car and believe the cop is guessing how fast I was going. Please help. Thanks


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What did you say to the police officer? Did you admit that you were going 125? If you did then you are out of luck. It is a common tactic of police to accuse you of going faster then you were in order to get you to admit to speeding. Even if you are only speeding by 1 km/h, if you admit that to the court or the police you will be convicted of whatever speed you were charged with.

Of course you should still choose option 3 and then request disclosure once you get your trial date. At the very least you should be able to get a reduction from the prosecutor.


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Common tactic ? Your post is the first time I've heard of anything like this.
Former Ontario Police Officer. Advice will become less relevant as the time goes by !


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Unread post by bobajob on

DUDE this exact thing happened to me.

Now in my case, YES i was speeding, actually I was lane changing as I was late for work.
the LEO told me I was doing 149, now then (years ago) my 12yr POS Neon weaving in and out of traffic was no-where NEAR that,
when he got behind my and I saw him, my speed was a little over 120.

I didnt admit to speeding, but your right, this happens.
EphOph wrote:What did you say to the police officer? Did you admit that you were going 125? If you did then you are out of luck. It is a common tactic of police to accuse you of going faster then you were in order to get you to admit to speeding. Even if you are only speeding by 1 km/h, if you admit that to the court or the police you will be convicted of whatever speed you were charged with.

Of course you should still choose option 3 and then request disclosure once you get your trial date. At the very least you should be able to get a reduction from the prosecutor.




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