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Old 05-12-2011, 03:20 PM   #1061
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Got a ticket this morning on the way to work for 75 in a 60 (494N in Eden Prairie). Worst part is that I was going with the flow of traffic. This is in addition to a ticket I got as part of a speedtrap on the same highway back in February (77 in a 60, again with traffic flow).

Both times asked to prove that the car was mine which was frustrating. Anyone have a good traffic lawyer or any suggestions on how to keep this off my insurance? Plan on going to court but I doubt the judge is going to be very lenient, although I'm 23 with a perfect record before February 2011...
Was he sitting off of 494/Valley View? They're ALWAYS posted up there!
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Old 05-12-2011, 03:44 PM   #1062
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Was he sitting off of 494/Valley View? They're ALWAYS posted up there!
The February one was just before Hwy 7 in Minnetonka, and today's was under the Bush Lake Rd. bridge in Bloomington. I have a V1 but it was instant-on laser both times, couldn't really do anything.
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Old 05-12-2011, 03:58 PM   #1063
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Bah that sucks. I live right off of 7 and 101 so I know the speed traps very well! haha. Went from having a black 330i to a bright red m3 yesterday so we'll see how much i stand out now..
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:08 PM   #1064
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HWY 7 has been getting worse and worse. A couple weeks ago I had a unmarked cop riding my ass for 15 minutes; every time I sped up to put a couple car lengths between us, he shot me with radar.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:13 PM   #1065
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It would be cool if we could compile a list of local known police speed traps and then map them onto Google maps. This would be similar to the members map on MNBMW.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:15 PM   #1066
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Bah that sucks. I live right off of 7 and 101 so I know the speed traps very well! haha. Went from having a black 330i to a bright red m3 yesterday so we'll see how much i stand out now..
That's right by where I work! (and where we often go to lunch at)

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HWY 7 has been getting worse and worse. A couple weeks ago I had a unmarked cop riding my ass for 15 minutes; every time I sped up to put a couple car lengths between us, he shot me with radar.
I've been seeing cops more and more frequently everywhere the past few days, especially in the Minnetonka area. Especially with the nicer weather they seem to be more likely to camp out with the window open and the laser gun at the ready.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:46 PM   #1067
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The February one was just before Hwy 7 in Minnetonka, and today's was under the Bush Lake Rd. bridge in Bloomington. I have a V1 but it was instant-on laser both times, couldn't really do anything.
laser is always instant on

time to get jammers.

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It would be cool if we could compile a list of local known police speed traps and then map them onto Google maps. This would be similar to the members map on MNBMW.
yup. its called trapster.
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Old 05-12-2011, 05:08 PM   #1068
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got a no front plate on the 355 the other day MG cops are such haters
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Old 05-12-2011, 05:32 PM   #1069
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got a no front plate on the 355 the other day MG cops are such haters


Go to court and tell the judge that they don't drill holes in a bumper of a Ferrari.
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Old 05-12-2011, 05:35 PM   #1070
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yup. its called trapster.
Trapster is kind of hit or miss; I also don't use any of the supported hardware.
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:57 PM   #1071
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Go to court and tell the judge that they don't drill holes in a bumper of a Ferrari.
That's what I'm contemplating doing
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:19 AM   #1072
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got a no front plate on the 355 the other day MG cops are such haters
Sexy tax.
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:45 AM   #1073
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Yeah I've seen a lot more cops now with the nice weather. I pegged the cruise at 70 on the way to work this morning and people were flying past me way more than 5-10 over. Just sucks that I get tagged for going with the flow of traffic @ 75. It is what it is though... Again, anyone know a good traffic lawyer? I don't even know where to start looking.


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time to get jammers.
Would really like a Laser Interceptor front system, but.... we live in MN.

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Sexy tax.
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Old 05-13-2011, 04:38 PM   #1074
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Bah that sucks. I live right off of 7 and 101 so I know the speed traps very well! haha. Went from having a black 330i to a bright red m3 yesterday so we'll see how much i stand out now..
Sick ride by the way- I always loved imola red. Haven't seen many imola M3's around so if I do I know it's you! Just got my 2002 a few months ago as well. Stay safe out there.
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:04 PM   #1075
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Sick ride by the way- I always loved imola red. Haven't seen many imola M3's around so if I do I know it's you! Just got my 2002 a few months ago as well. Stay safe out there.
Thank you! I like yours as well. I've always had black cars.. Trade you straight up! I'll be cruising around a lot more now i'm sure so hopefully we'll cross paths.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:15 PM   #1076
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Again, anyone know a good traffic lawyer? I don't even know where to start looking.
http://www.olsondefense.com/

this is my neighbor. has gotten a lot of my friends off of stuff. he's buddies with all the prosecutors in town.

i can pm you his cell if you want or just call his office.

Tell him you're a friend of mine (Sean Hoffmann)
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:58 PM   #1077
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http://www.olsondefense.com/

this is my neighbor. has gotten a lot of my friends off of stuff. he's buddies with all the prosecutors in town.

i can pm you his cell if you want or just call his office.

Tell him you're a friend of mine (Sean Hoffmann)
Do you think he can help with my careless driving case?
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After 5 warnings for tint, I got my first tint ticket tonight...

The same Maple Grove that has given me 3 warnings for tint gave me my ticket tonight....

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Do you think he can help with my careless driving case?
probably
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Old 05-14-2011, 12:33 PM   #1080
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found this on Craiglist. Just wondering is the owner on here? or anyone know anything about this car? Also worth it?
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...376045211.html
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