Back on July 31 2011 me and 7 other friends received speeding tickets for 148km in a 100km zone on motocycles. I received my disclosure on March 2nd and court is on March 14. which isnt alot of time to prepare
some facts of the case
-They say there was 8 of us. In the video I received from the rcmp there is only 7 and one more bike shows up 2min later
-They say we were in a tight group all going the same speed. The video shows only 7 and that the group was kind of tight but not all the same speed.
-the officer says he couldnt get a reading while we approached him but after we passed the over pass he got a reading on the second bike.
-This was a 5member rcmp speed trap. Do all the members have to show up?
-the officers ticket i received does not have the section filled in stating what radar/lidar divce was used or if it was checked prior and after use.
-they say it was a Atlanta SpeedLasr lidar. They sent the calibration certifcate which is dated july 15 2010. We were caught on july 31, 2011. The manufacture suggestes it be calibrated every year.
-his notes say he checked the calibration at the start of the enforcement initiative. Nothing about testing at the end.
Anyone have any helpful advice. Thanks
http://www.OHTA.ca OR http://www.OntarioTrafficAct.com
I think the main problem with any of us giving you advice is a lack of familiarity with Nova Scotia laws, which could vary significantly from Ontario.
Above is merely a suggestion/thought and in no way constitutes legal advice or views of my employer. www.OHTA.ca