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I was out with my friends last night, and we were all talking and acting hyper. I saw a yellow light ahead of me, but I didn't think I had time to break, so I gunned it. The light turned Red when I was in the middle of the intersection.

It was 1:15am So there weren't a lot of cars around. As I drove thru the intersection, we were all looking around to see if A cop had seen me. We didn't see any cops, anywhere. I drove about 3 Blocks when 2 cops appeared behind me. Where the hell did they come from?!?!
They pulled me over, Asked if the car was mine, "Yes Sir". Thinking in my head...*No, I stole it...Duh! Do I look like I stole this car? Um...NO!!!*
I had Three of my guy friends in the car, So the cops searched them with their flashlights...Asking stupid questions..

They didn't even ask for my Registration or my insurance. I tried to give it to him and he just said, "It's Ok, I don't need it."

"You know you ran that red light back there right?" He asked.

I said That my judgement told me I didn't have time to stop and my reaction to seeing the yellow light was slowed because we were all talking in the car...Blah, Blah, Blah...He didn't even give me a break...Bastard.
My friends even said I couldn't have stopped!! And No, I wasn't speeding.

It's almost the end of the month and out here in Utah, the cops get ticket happy to meet their quota before the month is over.

I am so pissed! But I have 3 witnesses that say I couldn't have stopped. So I'm going to fight it!

<img src=icon_smile_angry.gif border=0 align=middle>Sorry Guys, I just had to vent!!!

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You mean your princess charm didn't work on the police officer? Weird. Ya...I'm a sarcastic ass...what can I say... <img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle> Fight the little bastards....

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Why didn't you give him a black eye?<img src=icon_smile_blackeye.gif border=0 align=middle>lol

Seriously he had no right to search the passengers of the vehicle without probable cause. Use this in court. Spend a little on a lawyer and you will probably win. It may cost you more than the ticket but it will save you on insurance. Besides it will piss the cop off when you win.<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Fight that IR2, since that could be a point violation, therefore not only owing money for the ticket but your insurance rates will go up and then you really end up dishing out the dough. i ve been pulled over many times, but I always have talked way out of it and I have a clean record, which I have to keep because NJ insurance rates are through the roof already!

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there seems to be quite a bit of anti-cop attitude here. i think what everyone needs to realize is that they are doing their job. there's two sides to every story (and i'm not taking either one), but in the end you have to understand that:

1. not only did he have the right to give you a ticket for running a red, but could have also ticketed you for careless driving, because in your own words, "i was busy talking to my friends and didnt' have time to stop."

2. when you say "searched" your friends with his flashlight, are you talking about shining it on them and asking them questions? if so, he has every right to do that. do you mean to tell me that he pulled all of your passengers out of the vehicle and physically searched them? i'm doubting this one.

3. it's all a cat and mouse game. we all know we do things illegally, cops are sometimes overzealous, etc.

bottom line, you play the game, you pay the price.

and on that note, i'll remind you of this...

the game isn't over. go to court. they're usually very cooperative about lessening charges.

i'm honestly not trying to offend anyone here. i just know that there's a lot of hate and malice in the world, and i'm doing my part to hopefully make things a little better for us all.

later!

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Chris is right. Even I will say. "I hate em pigs", but it all comes down to the fact they are just doing their job. When he tells you what you did wrong...Lets say he says you were going "55 in a 35". He has every right to give you a ticket and he should give you a ticket! But if gives you a ticket for going "26 in 25", you can fight that. Usually they give you a 10mph buffer to speed for speedometer calibration because speedometers can be off. So thats fair in my book. They are just trying to protect us from the asshole drivers out there and believe me...there are a lot of them!

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Ahh there is not that much malice towards cops here. IR2 is young andI am sure she has young friends and yes cops do search young people physically. When I was her age I got searched all the time. They figure they can get away with it. I know lots of cops and most of them are cool but even they will tell tyou that they are told to get the young kids sometimes.

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over by my college they have redlight cameras (seems they are everywhere now) <img src=icon_smile_angry.gif border=0 align=middle> It was raining out and as I got to the light, it turned yellow and red right away. I didn't have time to stop cuz of the rain and the fact I was so close. I went through the light on orange and it caught the back bumper on red and took my plate. About 2 months later I got the ticket in the mail..80 bucks. I went to court and they dropped it. The funniest part was the pic of my cavalier (before my tib) right at the end of the intersection on camera. <img src=icon_smile_shy.gif border=0 align=middle>
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...if he didnt take your liscense and registration, how the hell did he give you a ticket? you can use that in court also. b/c if he didnt get your liscense then who's name is the ticket under...?<img src=icon_smile_question.gif border=0 align=middle>
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Thanks for all of your advice guys. In my opinoin, I didn't deserve that ticket.

Um...I didn't say he didn't take my Drivers Liscense..this is what I posted...***They didn't even ask for my Registration or my insurance. I tried to give it to him and he just said, "It's Ok, I don't need it." ***



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there seems to be quite a bit of anti-cop attitude here. <b>***Um...No there isn't...***</b> i think what everyone needs to realize is that they are doing their job. there's two sides to every story (and i'm not taking either one), but in the end you have to understand that:

1. not only did he have the right to give you a ticket for running a red, but could have also ticketed you for careless driving, because <b>in your own words, "i was busy talking to my friends and didnt' have time to stop."</b>
<b>***Actually, that isn't what I said, so you can't say "You said it in your own words." Maybe I didn't clarify it enough for you...when someone is driving with 3 loud males having fun, you tend to get a little distracted by the noise and your reaction time can be slowed, I was hardly talking, just listening to my guys being obnoxious. You make it sound like I'm some stupid girl that has no brain, just paying attention to my friends and not paying attention to the road. My eyes never left the road. I am not a careless driver. And yes, like Autobot said, I am young, but I am responsible.***</b>

2. when you say "searched" your friends with his flashlight, are you talking about shining it on them and asking them questions? if so, he has every right to do that. do you mean to tell me that he pulled all of your passengers out of the vehicle and physically searched them? i'm doubting this one.<b>***Why do you doubt that? Where you there? I didn't see you....***</b>

3. it's all a cat and mouse game. we all know we do things illegally, cops are sometimes overzealous, etc.

bottom line, you play the game, you pay the price.<b>***I wasn't playing any game, it was a common infraction, I'm sure you have been in the middle of the intersection when a light turned red***</b>

and on that note, i'll remind you of this...
<b>***Are you my Dad?***</b>
the game isn't over. go to court. they're usually very cooperative about lessening charges.

i'm honestly not trying to offend anyone here.<b>***Really? You could have fooled me! If you honestly aren't trying to offend anyone, why did you even bring up the fact that we might take this offensively?***</b> i just know that there's a lot of hate and malice in the world, and i'm doing my part to hopefully make things a little better for us all.

later!

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You have just been hit by the Princess/Goddess of HP.com.<img src=icon_smile_evil.gif border=0 align=middle> By the way, this is the Flame forum, so I had every right to say what I did in my first post, and I even stated that I was just venting my frustration. So chill out.
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Oh damn...run for cover...you did it now man...she's on a hitting spree again... Looks like you get one of these: <img src=icon_smile_blackeye.gif border=0 align=middle>

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She'll do it too man...watch out...she's a mean gal... <img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

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I've learned to deal with the police here in NY. When I came out here from Cali for school, I bought an S-10 truck and completely did a frame off restoration on it (it was an 84) Anyway, my truck was 100% original and there was nothing anywhere that came remotely close to it in looks. I airbrushed purple and lime green flames on it, installed a full hydraulic suspension, 17 inch Centerline rims, airbrushed the California Raisins on the tailgate, and a small cartoon mural of the truck on the hood. There was nothing illegal on the truck. No tint, stereo wasn't turned on, and I was obeying the sped limit fully. I was driving back to my dorm from a party that was downstate a little. It was like 2 am and I'm just cruising home. All of a sudden, I see flashing lights behind me. Cop pulls me over, said my truck matched the description of a major drug dealer vehicle, pulled me out of the truck with his gun pointed at me, put me in handcuffs, and sat me on the side of the road. 3 other cops showed up, and another cop shopwed up with a drug sniffing dog. I was there for about 2 hours watching them rip apart my truck. They cut all my neon wires, destroyed the hoses and pumps to my hydraulics, almost ripped apart the interior but didn't, and after they didn't find anything (WHICH I KNEW THEY WOULDN'T SINCE I DO DRUGS!!!!) they said they were letting me go with a warning, and to get out of there. So basically I had to eat a big one and drive away with my truck that I spent so much time working on, in shambles. I went the next day to speak with an attorney. He said there was nothing I could do since the police had probable cause. So instead of fighting it, I just became bitter. But I now have some friends that are cops, and not all of them are pricks or bad. They do their job the best way they can, and although there are some cops out there that are strictly by the book, and do go way overboard on some things, you have to remember that they are there to help. I personally think the cops here in NY are bit harsh on alot of things, but there's nothing really that any of us "Young Whipper Snapper Hoodlums" can do about it. It usually comes down to their word versus our word. And you can't win if that happens unless you have substantial proof. <img src=icon_smile_shy.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=icon_smile_blush.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=icon_smile_dead.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Damn 2KLo, that's a sad story <img src=icon_smile_sad.gif border=0 align=middle>.

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