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Old 10-02-2012, 10:41 AM   #21
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Guess its back to court. Think this guy might be targeting my car at this point, any recourse I can take against this officer?
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:46 AM   #22
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complaining party is the state of california. how simple is that?
California is not a party, nor is it technically the land we walk on. Its a pseudonym for lawyers.
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:48 AM   #23
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I don't think it has gone quite that far yet. It's annoying sure, but I don't want to waste court's time on a whim. If I see him doing something that justifies this kind of action, I will absolutely pursue it though.
It has, you're either ignoring it or blind to realize it.
If your actions and vehicle are 100% compliant with the law and MVC, your rights are being violated and the officer is committing a crime against you.
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He ticketed me for everything under the sun and told me the reason he pulled me over was my sunglasses were too big.
1) Wat? Never heard of such a thing
2) Wtf type of glasses were you wearing?



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so what violations did he write you for then? and what is he writing you for now?
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:53 AM   #27
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1) Wat? Never heard of such a thing
2) Wtf type of glasses were you wearing?



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Yeah, me either until that day. Apparently the sides of your glasses cant be over an inch in CA. Just normal Von Zippers.
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:57 AM   #28
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this is like, what happens in Glendale California.

Good luck OP, its too bad you can't clear all the fix it stuff over at a CHP office over a lunch break and have to waste your time in court.
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Yeah, me either until that day. Apparently the sides of your glasses cant be over an inch in CA. Just normal Von Zippers.
That is fvcking insane, especially given the ridiculous glasses ppl wear out here.
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I understand that you may be pissed because you got pulled over by the same leo. But come on man you have no registration? I forgot to look at what state you're located in but honestly most states require a windshield sticker. It appears to me that you have no sticker what so ever on your car.

If your state requires a front plate and you don't have a front plate. Are you honestly questioning why you're getting pulled over?

You openly admit your car is a cop magnet. No front plate, loud exhaust, No registration, and a banner. The only thing you're missing is front tint

The only reason I say all this is because I'm in the same spot you are.
My car currently has a loud exhaust I have tint on all 6 windows of the car. 15% all around and 55% on the front. I have smoked corners as well. My car defiantly turns heads when I drive by local leo's. When they pull me over I'm respectful also, as you stated you are as well. However I can't complain when the leo is just busting my balls lol. I hate it, but I can't get mad because at the end of the day I'm violating local laws.

I think if you had a current registration and fixed the issue with your license the leo wouldn't have busted your stones about the banner and front plate. Clear corners is a new one though.

In my state they are allowed to be clear or amber colored and blink white or amber. Most corners are DOT certified as well.

Good luck to you. I would just recommend that you straighten some of the "Silly" things out and I think you will have a more peaceful driving experience
Agreed BUT you said "I forgot to look at what state you're located in but honestly most states require a windshield sticker. It appears to me that you have no sticker what so ever on your car." This is registration we are talking about, not inspection. The sticker in the front windshield is for inspection which is not what the OP said he got ticketed for. The Officer would only be able to give out a ticket once he saw he had no registration card but not because he had no inspection sticker... That's the case in NJ anyway, but i totally agree. I have gotten pulled over for no front plate and tints multiple times, but it depends on the Officer. You obviously have one thats on the lookout for you now. As far as your license and registration, i'd get that cleared up asap. Best of luck.
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so what violations did he write you for then? and what is he writing you for now?
Previously:

1.) Front license plate.

2.) Modified exhaust.

3.) Car height.

4.) Clear corners.

5.) Tire size.

6.) Registration sticker.

7.) Insurance card.

7.) Sunglass width obstructing vision.

Today:

1.) Obstructing front windshield.

2.) Insurance card. This is funny, cause I have the insurance card in front of me which I gave him and it is 100% valid and it was the same last time. Not quite sure he can read.

3.) Front license plate. Meh, whatever, I'll throw it back on and get it written off. This one is actually justifiable for a ticket I guess. Silly though.

4.) Car height.

5.) Modified exhaust.

6.) Clear corners.

Guess I got off with the tire size this time, lol. Which is kind of odd, cause the stickers were on the last time he pulled me over too.
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docket will read "state of california vs. op." call it what you want, but enforcement comes from the CVC.

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It has, you're either ignoring it or blind to realize it.
If your actions and vehicle are 100% compliant with the law and MVC, your rights are being violated and the officer is committing a crime against you.
does he really sound that credible? he admittedly drives a "cop magnet" yet claims to be within the CVC. yea, right.
exhausts are not legal in california unless they meet a specific decible rating. he admits it is loud. assuming by what a reasonable person would consider "loud," his exhaust is likely not legal.

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We live in Cali, just bring lube next time. I've been pulled over for an obstruction of view because of a tiny crystal cross on a clear fishing line hanging off the rearview mirror. A cop told me he can ticket me for my tennis racket in the back seat as a weapon. Another time, they told me I had an ugly haircut. lol. I just think most of them have power trips and can do whatever the fk they want. That is how they operate here especially if you have a modified car so just learn to deal with it. Your citation for oversized sunglasses is pretty funny tho. Were you wearing a yellow suit by any chance?
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does he really sound that credible?
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Just taking ONE of the tickets. It's always been my understanding that no sticker or obstruction can be below the AS1 line
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Ha, i thought i would get flamed for that comment.
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Today:

1.) Obstructing front windshield.

2.) Insurance card. This is funny, cause I have the insurance card in front of me which I gave him and it is 100% valid and it was the same last time. Not quite sure he can read.

3.) Front license plate. Meh, whatever, I'll throw it back on and get it written off. This one is actually justifiable for a ticket I guess. Silly though.

4.) Car height.

5.) Modified exhaust.

6.) Clear corners.
These can all be written off at the CHP office. 15 minutes and you're done. Just show your current insurance card when you go to the court house to pay. No need to see a judge.
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docket will read "state of california vs. op." call it what you want, but enforcement comes from the CVC.


does he really sound that credible? he admittedly drives a "cop magnet" yet claims to be within the CVC. yea, right.
exhausts are not legal in california unless they meet a specific decible rating. he admits it is loud. assuming by what a reasonable person would consider "loud," his exhaust is likely not legal.
Guess other poster was right. Car was inspected previously and found to be within confines of the law, including a decibel test on the exhaust.

I've had plenty of run ins with police officers, perhaps due to the nature of the car or otherwise, they have all been very polite and not circled my car like they are an inspection officer. This particular officer seems to have a stick up his ass considering I was pulled over for something trivial like this. If I was speeding and actually presenting a danger, sure, ticket me. Pulling me over for sunglasses and a window sticker, cmon.

We're car people here, this isn't a purse forum, we modify our cars and enjoy them. It seems you choose to side with the officers who ticket us for enjoying our cars, more power to you brother, maybe this isn't the forum for you.
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These can all be written off at the CHP office. 15 minutes and you're done. Just show your current insurance card when you go to the court house to pay. No need to see a judge.
Exactly what I am going to do. It's just an inconvenience.

But I guess JonJon would take it all the way to the Supreme Court if he could.

26708. (a) (1) A person shall not drive any motor vehicle with any object or material placed, displayed, installed, affixed, or applied upon the windshield or side or rear windows.

Guess the sticker is coming off. This state is fvckin silly sometimes. No stickers, none.
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