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Old 08-16-2006, 02:28 PM   #1
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Angry Texas Speed Trap I-20

Just need to vent. I was coming home from a 3,000 mile trip after visiting my son in Maryland and my daughter in Florida. I had just crossed into Texas(5-10 miles) from Shreveport, LA on I-20, when I see a local sheriff parked in the center median. I glance at the speedo and I`m going 78 mph, no biggie I think to myself. Wrong, next thing I see is flashing lights in the rearview so I pull onto the shoulder and stop. Even though this is the slowest I had been driving the entire trip(average 80-85), the asshat gives me the worst speeding ticket I have ever gotten in 41 years of driving, $185. This happened at dusk and in Texas the speed limit changes to 65 at night. Needless to say, I won`t be going to Texas again for a long time. No food, fuel, motel, no mas.
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Old 08-17-2006, 02:49 PM   #2
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you dont like it stay out of my state !!! By the way thats why there is speed limits!!! stupid
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Old 08-17-2006, 03:40 PM   #3
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So, beacuse you were speeding and thought you were bulletproof, you're mad at the cops? If you robbed a bank, would you be mad about doing time?

Must be an Okie thing.
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Old 08-17-2006, 04:47 PM   #4
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Two more reasons to stay out of Texas.
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Old 08-17-2006, 05:32 PM   #5
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DAMN RIGHT
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My only question is, when you saw him in the median and you looked down at your spedo, cause that is just a natural reaction you can't do anything about, what did you think was going to happen?

I am thinking your in Texas and sporting OKie plates. Trust me when I say that the same would have happen to us in your state.

If it so much as looks like we are speeding we will get pulled over. It is a Texas-Oklahoma thing, nothing you can do to avoid it.
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Wow, not only is he arrogant, but he's rude too...man, I'm glad not everyone from Oklahoma is like this guy.
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trust me theres more than you think lol, and you have to give him a break, everyone knows okies cant read! jk man sorry for the "trouble" that the "law" gave you
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You Texicans crack me up. If I had been stopped by a Texas State Trooper, I could of dealt with it better. It is when Barney Fife gets out on the Interstate highway system to do some fund raising that gets my blood boiling. When that happens in Ok we call them Oklahomosexuals.
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Dude its only $185 shut up n deal wit it
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