Speed camera violation

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  1. BODWP

    BODWP Member

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    I just received two in the last week from the camera on I235!! How did i not know these were there? Do I really have to pay these? Anyone have any luck fighting/not paying?
     
  2. 06_CY

    06_CY Well-Known Member

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    The simple answer is don't go 11 MPH over the speed limit...
     
  3. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    That's a really good question.

    I'm sure not paying will go great until next time your registration is due.
     
  4. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    Well, there are signs before the radar sites showing that the speed limits enforced by automation. Those would have given the sites away.

    You're speeding excessively if you're going 11+ mph over the limit on 235 and deserve the fines. The cameras don't issue tickets unless you're at least 11 over.
     
  5. IceCyIce

    IceCyIce Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it's the wife, driving like she stole it
     
  6. joefrog

    joefrog Well-Known Member

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    Be a good serf and send in your money. Who needs to face their accuser? Besides, the revenuers need the money. So they can put up more cameras, so they can employ more people, so they can send out more tickets, so they can put up more cameras.......

    How prescient does the movie Demolition Man look now?
     
  7. CyArob

    CyArob Well-Known Member

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    Don't speed excessively and you won't have these problems.
     
  8. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    Can I rob a store and complain about the camera catching me too?
     
  9. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    I wouldnt necessarily call it excessive driving through there (the speed limits should be higher, imo), but yeah, pretty easy to not get caught going through there.
     
  10. Me State

    Me State Well-Known Member

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    Speed limit at the cameras is 60mph. You must be traveling 71mph or faster to be issued a citation. The area just east of the cameras is a curve with low visibility if traffic is slowed or a vehicle is on the shoulder.
     
  11. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    Amazing how many people I see going over 71 mph through that stretch. There must be a lot of tickets issued each day.
     
  12. Clonehomer

    Clonehomer Well-Known Member

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    Only if we're lucky. Hopefully that would reduce the number of idiots out there risking the safety of my family. There is no reason to be going over 70mph through town.
     
  13. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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  14. CarlHungus

    CarlHungus Well-Known Member

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    There are plenty of reasons to go that fast, mainly emergencies. That is why the speed cameras are a bunch of ****. There is no discretion at all.
     
  15. letsCYber

    letsCYber Well-Known Member

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    This logic is dumb. Stealing is a legitimate crime. Speeding tickets are just a BS rule the government invented to pay bills.
     
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  16. erikbj

    erikbj Well-Known Member

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    I have got 2/3 of the tickets in CR a couple years ago. I shredded them, never had a problem renewing my licensce or plates.

    If everyone stops paying them, the cameras go away
     
  17. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    Safety is dumb?
     
  18. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe he just likes natural selection?
     
  19. theantiAIRBHG

    theantiAIRBHG Well-Known Member

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    This post is bad and you should feel bad.
     
  20. Clonehomer

    Clonehomer Well-Known Member

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    So you think that if you have flashing lights atop your vehicle that they won't show discretion?
     

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