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      07-08-2012, 12:46 AM   #1
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Ok so I was driving today to ny and got pulled over for doin 100 in a 65mph zone I didn't even realize I was doing 100 trooper sed he clocked me 102 I was on the turnpike at exit 12 I got 2 ticket one for speeding and the other for reckless driving , any advice people ? Darn 335i got a mind on her own she hates going slow : ( any idea Wat the fines are gonna be like ?
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      07-08-2012, 02:31 AM   #2
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get a good lawyer and he'll help you settle it for minimum damages.I know insurance in NJ s already too high!!
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      07-08-2012, 10:16 AM   #4
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Lawyer up & try to plea "Unsafe Driving". In NJ, you get to use 2 of these (when you use one, it takes 2 yrs of nice driving to get them back). It's a higher court fee, but you get spared points on your license & there won't be an insurance spike

Then after you pay all that off, look to buy a radar of some sort -- V1, 9500ix or K40
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      07-08-2012, 11:47 AM   #5
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@ Benzy n others , to take a lawyer alone that might cost me like 2g right there what do you think my fine might look like I'm guessing maybe like 1200
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@ Benzy n others , to take a lawyer alone that might cost me like 2g right there what do you think my fine might look like I'm guessing maybe like 1200
NJ has some kind of law that let'a lawyers view all the recent violation information, which they use to market to potential customers. In a week or so, you'll get a few mailings from lawyers because of this. Call and interview them - tell them everything and see what they say, go with whoever you're comfortable with (I'd go with anyone that knows the officer on a personal basis).

I think you're 1200 guess is probably close to your total with lawyer fees and court fees, you'll here different numbers and have to choose between them.

good luck and keep us posted!!!
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@ Benzy n others , to take a lawyer alone that might cost me like 2g right there what do you think my fine might look like I'm guessing maybe like 1200
I really jacked up a car (not my BMW) back in December & got 5 tickets(?) for it. What I did was found a lawyer who was very familiar & close with the prosecutor for the municipal court, got all the tickets lowered, used up my remaining "Unsafe Driving" plea & paid ~$1k in court fees + then another $500 for my lawyer.

IMO, that's the BEST course of action: find a lawyer who's familiar with the court system & if you're lucky, knows the prosecutor for whatever court you're getting tried at. If you're driving record is "clean", you'll probably get everything brought done & possibly dismissed if you trade for a court fine.

Just me, I'd rather fork over a bunch of change + put it behind me then deal with raised insurance premiums & carrying points on my license.
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      07-08-2012, 03:11 PM   #8
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Ok thanks everyone , as far as court date my date to show up in court is on the 29 of July however I'm going out the country for 2 weeks leaving July 27 and back August 10 now is there a way I can re schedule my court date ?
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Ok thanks everyone , as far as court date my date to show up in court is on the 29 of July however I'm going out the country for 2 weeks leaving July 27 and back August 10 now is there a way I can re schedule my court date ?
Yea just call and tell them. I rescheduled like 3 times once.
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      07-08-2012, 03:40 PM   #10
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@ addicted lol no way i didnt think it was that easy , thanks man im stressed out over my mind right now lol when im driving my car i never realize how fast im going 100 feels like 70
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100 feels like 70
and 125+ feels like 80
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      07-08-2012, 04:16 PM   #12
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like others sed i need a radar lol
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      07-08-2012, 05:10 PM   #13
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idk if yall have "improper equipment" in NJ its done by county here in NC. but here if your speeding and you plead to it its like 300$ fine but 0 points. But for sure get a lawyer.
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for some one thats flyer than me you aren't smarter than me.

go get a lawyer, pay your court costs and fines, better than insane insurance on your car.

and seriously, get a radar detector, slow the fuck down, and take it to the track.
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Probably wont work but you need to make sure the radar gun was certified and tested recently. A good lawyer will obviously know this, unless the cop paced you and didnt shoot you with a gun.

Good luck...but at the least you should be able to get it knocked down some
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I'm gonna keep everyone posted on how this turned out
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You definitely need a radar detector alongside with some laser jammers. But please do not get K40s.

Good luck at the courthouse!
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Ok so I was driving today to ny and got pulled over for doin 100 in a 65mph zone I didn't even realize I was doing 100 trooper sed he clocked me 102 I was on the turnpike at exit 12 I got 2 ticket one for speeding and the other for reckless driving , any advice people ? Darn 335i got a mind on her own she hates going slow : ( any idea Wat the fines are gonna be like ?
exit 12 is in what town or area?
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