60 km/h in a 50 (reduced from 91)

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60 km/h in a 50 (reduced from 91)

by: poplawchuk on
Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:17 pm

Just got a ticket this morning

The officer said that I was doing 91 in a 50 which I have a very hard time to believe considering I had just turned onto the road and I drive an f-250 diesel which isn't that fast. I just do not want this ticket on my record and have a couple questions.

1. If I fight it, is it possible that they could up the charge in court to the 91 which the officer claims?

2. The ticket says the offence occurred on Collier St S. which doesn't exist... its actually Collier Rd S., does that do anything to help me?


I really appreciate any help








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by: Radar Identified on
Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:38 am

Agreed. You're looking at 0 demerit points, a small fine and your insurance company may forgive it. If you fight it, the Prosecutor will almost certainly seek to amend to the original speed of 91, which means you'd end up with 4 demerit points, $300+ in fines, and your insurance company will slam you. I'd strongly recommend paying this one.

Also, unless the F-250 has a speed governor that kicks in at 90 km/h, it is quite possible to do 91. I've seen F-250s going 140 so saying that your vehicle is "not that fast" will not work in court.
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by: hwybear on
Mon Jan 24, 2011 12:03 pm

Radar Identified wrote: Also, unless the F-250 has a speed governor that kicks in at 90 km/h, it is quite possible to do 91. I've seen F-250s going 140 so saying that your vehicle is "not that fast" will not work in court.
I've seen them a little quicker....and for some reason their speed was reduced to 0km/hr :shock:
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by: Radar Identified on
Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:48 pm

Was that because of something in their rearview mirror?
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