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Old 10-06-2007, 06:16 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Speeding ticket!

Well it finally happened. I got a ticket in a state where my connections and friends could not help me out. I was traveling with some fellow FF guys to Foxwoods Resort Casino today, I had fallen a bit behind, and was trying to catch up. Suddenly, in my rearview I see a Dodge Charger light up like a christmas tree. I recieved a speeding ticket. Am I going to complain? Did I swear at the cop, call him a fat donut eating bastard? did I insinuate his wife cheats on him? Did I ask him why he wasn't out there trying to fight "real crime"?

NO to all the above. I was polite and respectful of the police officer. So, instead of writing me up for my actual speed, he wrote me up for going only 10 over the limit and gave me the state minimum fine of $85, which I will be mailing out Monday.

The fact of the matter is that I was commiting a crime , and I got caught. End of story. I have learned my lesson.

I would like to thank the Rhode Island State Police for their diligence in enforcing the law, I would like to thank the State Government of Rhode Island for passing strict, yet reasonable traffic laws to keep everyone safe.
I would also like to thank Ford and SVT for making a car able to travel at supraleagal speeds with such ease. Without any of the above, this traffic ticket would not have been possible.


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Old 10-06-2007, 07:01 PM   #2
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so how fast were you actually going?
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Old 10-06-2007, 07:04 PM   #3
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LMAO - not about the ticket...just your whole demeaner over the situation.
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Old 10-06-2007, 08:17 PM   #4
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And I thought leaving to go change my wifes tire was a bad thing. You know that would have been my ticket.
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Old 10-06-2007, 08:50 PM   #5
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At least you didnt get the actual ticket! Oh well you live and you learn
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wow, i laughed pretty damn hard
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that was some eloquent sh** right there, huh?? LOL
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Same way I acted when I got my speeding ticket some years back. He marked me down for going 65, I was doing almost 80 (in a 55). Got an 80 dollar fine.
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I didn't learn my lesson...I bought a Valentine One instead.....
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I didn't learn my lesson...I bought a Valentine One instead.....
So, how well does that work against laser and radar?

To the original poster, nice work getting the charge reduced. Been there, done that.

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