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by MHero
Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!

Thank you all for your responses. I do believe that everyone is trying to help and I sincerely appreciate it. I was just trying to understand how I might best proceed in the case of an absolute liability offence, which as I have learned from this forum, is what I am dealing with. I will be trying to...
by MHero
Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!

I have another question. Is there any chance that I could make a defence of necessity in this instance? i.e. Had I stopped suddenly and skidded I would have possibly hit a nearby pedestrian? Therefore, it was necessary for me to proceed through the intersection? I realize that in order to mount this...
by MHero
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!

Thank you so much for your responses. I appreciate the advice a lot. I am in court tomorrow and plan on telling my story. Hopefully I can get a reduced fine. Is there any way I can speak to the prosecutor today or before the trial and see if they would be willing to be lenient in this instance?
by MHero
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!

Thanks for your comments. I have a possible response that I'd like you to consider. The time of the amber light was 3 seconds at the intersection. A simple calculation based on my speed and position at the time of the photo puts my car at 39 metres away from the entrance to the intersection at the t...
by MHero
Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

RLC Ticket in Ottawa - Very Snowy Day!

Hi, I'm new here. There is some very interesting reading in this forum. As you'd expect I got a red light camera ticket back in the winter, January 5, to be exact. The weather at the time was extremely snowy. There is snow and ice all over the roads and my car in the photos. It is clearly very slipp...

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