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by PONS
Fri Sep 05, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: General Talk
Topic: Court experience - Scaring/threatening you to plead guilty
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Re: Court experience - Scaring/threatening you to plead guil

Thanks so much for all the info. After hearing all this - I do feel that I was bullied into pleading guilty which isn't the best feeling but I'll leave it behind me. I wish I had known all this before and presented my case. I would propose stickying this thread so other people can learn from my expe...
by PONS
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: General Talk
Topic: Court experience - Scaring/threatening you to plead guilty
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Re: Court experience - Scaring/threatening you to plead guil

Thank you so much for your insightful response HWS. I knew something didn't feel right but since it was my first time in court, I had no idea how to proceed. I probably could've handled myself a lot better if I had been more knowledgeable. I had spent weeks preparing my case and I really thought I h...
by PONS
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: General Talk
Topic: Court experience - Scaring/threatening you to plead guilty
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Court experience - Scaring/threatening you to plead guilty

I recently was in traffic court for a charged for failure to stop red light on bicycle. I proceeded into the court room, first I spoke with the Clerk and told her I will plead not guilty. Few minutes later, the cop came to chat with me to review evidence. As I spoke with the cop, I stated that when ...
by PONS
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: Running Red Light on Bicycle. Bicycle = Motorized Vehicle?
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Re: Running Red Light on Bicycle. Bicycle = Motorized Vehicl

Thank you so much for all your responses. It is very helpful. It is clear that demerit points do NOT apply to bicycles. However, that does not mean I won't get demerit points if the ticket isn't written correctly. Here are my follow up questions: 1) No where on my ticket does it indicate if I am get...
by PONS
Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Red Light Camera Ticket
Topic: Running Red Light on Bicycle. Bicycle = Motorized Vehicle?
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Running Red Light on Bicycle. Bicycle = Motorized Vehicle?

Hello everyone, I was recently on a bicycle where I ran a red light on a 3-way intersection (Eastbound, Augusta and College). The reason I ran it was because I saw the pedestrian countdown and saw it on zero and therefore knew the light was about to turn green. As I approached the intersection, I sl...

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