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Old 04-28-2012, 08:22 AM   #91
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I think he expected a couple kids on them hooligan dirt bikes.
When it was a couple bald guys he was a bit shocked.

That and the fact that "getting ready to" and "looked like" wouldn't have played well in court just let him go.
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:24 AM   #92
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Got a speeding ticket. Fought the ticket and the court decided to give me a non-moving violation. Ticket was dropped to a no seat belt violation... I was riding a motorcycle.
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:33 AM   #93
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Just goes to show how corrupted the system is now.

You are innocent until proven guilty, if they can't prove it, you certainly aren't guilty of a seatbelt violation on a motorcycle.

Why not just install a big freakin wheel on the back of the cop car, set up a roadblock and have everyone step right up and spin "The Wheel Of Bogus Violation Fines!"
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Old 05-05-2012, 05:29 AM   #94
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Just goes to show how corrupted the system is now.

You are innocent until proven guilty, if they can't prove it, you certainly aren't guilty of a seatbelt violation on a motorcycle.

Why not just install a big freakin wheel on the back of the cop car, set up a roadblock and have everyone step right up and spin "The Wheel Of Bogus Violation Fines!"
Here in the land of Ohio, where every municipality aggressively seeks revenue with over the top enforcement of traffic laws, it is quite easy once bitten to have the ticket reduced to a non point violation. All they really want is your money so they could care less what for. I have had 3 tickets, one in my car and 2 on my bike reduced by just calling the assistant DA in the town where the infraction happend and nicely ask if there is anything we can do. As long as you don't have outstanding warrants or an arms length record, they will cut you a deal, ususally a broken tail light or headlight ticket.

I liken it to paying the troll under the bridge so that you may cross it safely.

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Old 05-05-2012, 02:47 PM   #95
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Ive been pulled over by the bomb squad before, see if anybody can match that.
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:10 PM   #96
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That is the way it is in South Jersey, with LOTS of cops SERVING me tickets and PROTECTING me from having any money.
Then they have the balls to call for a pba donation.
When they talk lay offs and cut backs, I am glad.

That is one reason why I ride a TU250 now, hard to get tickets on it.




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Here in the land of Ohio, where every municipality aggressively seeks revenue with over the top enforcement of traffic laws, it is quite easy once bitten to have the ticket reduced to a non point violation. All they really want is your money so they could care less what for. I have had 3 tickets, one in my car and 2 on my bike reduced by just calling the assistant DA in the town where the infraction happend and nicely ask if there is anything we can do. As long as you don't have outstanding warrants or an arms length record, they will cut you a deal, ususally a broken tail light or headlight ticket.

I liken it to paying the troll under the bridge so that you may cross it safely.

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Old 05-05-2012, 03:52 PM   #97
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Ive been pulled over by the bomb squad before, see if anybody can match that.
Just throwing that out without any details? Come on, fill us in.
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Old 05-05-2012, 06:09 PM   #98
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Just goes to show how corrupted the system is now.

You are guilty until proven innocent,
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Old 05-06-2012, 04:22 AM   #99
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just west of OKC. I see a Tahoe

For not signalling a full 150 ft before changing lanes.
I am sure he he was doing the speed limit while calculating the distance YOU traveled.

I bet it was the same asshole that pulled me over for being blown around my lane in a motor home by the never ending 50mph crosswind. Kept me for an hour for nothing.
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:10 AM   #100
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I've had the opposite of most of you all. I've had my fair share of tickets (last cop told me 8 thus far, mostly for speeding), but have also gotten more than my fair share of warnings.

Managed to get pulled over one evening by a local cop, go through the "i have a concealed carry" ordeal, etc. He gives me a warning.
Out a few days later (this time i happen to be driving my mom's car) with a friend. Get lit up again. I'm already pulled over before he catches up. I go through the motions. He stops, stares at me, looks at the car... "didn't i just pull you over a few days ago??!"
Me: "oh fuck. Yep, that was me. How's the night going?" Friend is laughing is ass off by now
Him: not even bothering to check my license again "for some reason i'm going to give you another warning. Slow down"
Me: "Yes sir, you will never see me again. I promise"




Had another just a few weeks ago. 62 in a 45. Told him i had a concealed carry permit, but was not carrying. Guess i was the first person to ever tell him that. Told me he really wanted to give me a ticket, but appreciated me being respectful enough to tell him. Another warning.

Best was when i was stationed in Germany as a military policeman. Driving home after getting off 2nd shift through a small town, way above the 30km/h speed limit. Polizei stop me, angrily comes to the window. I go to hand him my paperwork, he sees the MP patch. "MP? haha, slow down." Then walks away.
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:30 AM   #101
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I’ve been pulled over by the bomb squad before, see if anybody can match that.

My neighbor is a retired Navy officer and was coming home from the gun range with his GF and her kids in the Yukon Denali. At the w-bound HWY 94 Border Patrol checkpoint he gets stopped and the car searched because "our Gamma ray detectors went off". Fortunately he didn't get angry... you wouldn't like him when he's angry!
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:39 AM   #102
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My neighbor is a retired Navy officer and was coming home from the gun range with his GF and her kids in the Yukon Denali. At the w-bound HWY 94 Border Patrol checkpoint he gets stopped and the car searched because "our Gamma ray detectors went off". Fortunately he didn't get angry... you wouldn't like him when he's angry!
They're quite sensitive. A friend and his wife came over from Canada once, and the guy at the booth asked if either of them had undergone a medical scan recently. The wife had had a thyroid scan done 2 weeks previously that involved an injection of radioactive iodine.
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Old 05-09-2012, 08:28 AM   #103
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Old 05-27-2012, 09:10 PM   #104
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Not cited yet, but I hear LEO's don't like it when an ADV Rider stands up on the footpegs to stretch while moving.........???? Let's see a H-D Rider do THAT !!!!!!!!
When I had mid controls on my sportster I did it any time I felt like it. (grin) Now that I have forward controls I don't feel the need because I'm already confortable. (more grins)
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Old 05-28-2012, 06:09 AM   #105
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They're quite sensitive. A friend and his wife came over from Canada once, and the guy at the booth asked if either of them had undergone a medical scan recently. The wife had had a thyroid scan done 2 weeks previously that involved an injection of radioactive iodine.
That wasn't it. The radioactivity of the iodine would have decayed to the point it was essentially undetectable in about three days - and not at all from outside a moving car. I suspect it's the excuse they use whenever they want a reason to pull you over and don't have anything else.
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