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A41.8tqmsCT
05-02-2007, 04:34 AM
well, I just got a ticket for doing 60 on 40 mile zone. But I can swear that it was the car in front of me who did the sixty. I was doing 50 which still is above the speed limit but a lot different than freaking 60.
So here is my question: can they use laser/radar guns while NOT staionary?

And what kind of questions or points should I bring up in the court?

Thanks!


PS: same post will be posted on AW

HotSauce
05-02-2007, 04:56 AM
Did you get hit with RADAR or LIDAR? If it's radar, and he was moving, the chance he tagged someone around you is FAR higher.

Lidar is a pretty narrow beam...About the size of your liscence plate. It's usually a pretty obvious hit or miss.

I'd definately fight it, but I have no idea how you'll prove anything...

a4cefed
05-02-2007, 05:18 AM
I'm gonna have to say that you will more than likely lose in court, if he was moving he can always say he was also pacing you. I really think that your best bet is to go into court and plead guilty. 9 out of 10 times they will give you a fine, traffic school and supervision. really not a bad deal as it will not stay on your record as long as you do not get another moving violation in the supervision period. trust me i of all people would know. my driving record is not so hot.
good luck