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Old 04-10-2007, 12:06 AM   #1401
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:12 AM   #1402
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Sorry if this has been answered before but is it illegal to tint/smoke the rear tail lights? I have heard that as long as the brake lights are visible when applied than its okay? Any truth to this? TIA
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:27 AM   #1403
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Sorry if this has been answered before but is it illegal to tint/smoke the rear tail lights? I have heard that as long as the brake lights are visible when applied than its okay? Any truth to this? TIA
what i learned from what I read....it is fine as long as lights visible from at least 1000 ft.... and general tip is if you can see some red when the lights are off you are fine....

correct me if I am wrong....
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Rules for making sure that you will get a ticket from me.

4) Have a radar detector. I know, they're not illegal, but in my opinion if you try to get out of tickets, so when I catch you, you need to get spanked by daddy
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Old 04-10-2007, 09:38 AM   #1405
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Sorry if this has been answered before but is it illegal to tint/smoke the rear tail lights? I have heard that as long as the brake lights are visible when applied than its okay? Any truth to this? TIA

I know someone else below me said 1000 ft, but I'm pretty sure its 500 ft. My rule is that if it seems to dark, I cite them and let the person who inspects the car figure it out. For me to cite you though, it has to be really, really dark or you have to be an *******...
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Old 04-10-2007, 09:39 AM   #1406
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one other question, is having a police scanner; or what would happen if you pulled me over and saw one.
It doesn't really bother me...I may ask to search your car to make sure you don't have it for scandalous reasons, but I uesd to have a scanner when I was earlier and I would drive around with it, so I don't see it as being a problem.
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Old 04-11-2007, 09:49 PM   #1407
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Hi I was told that I should post this here,

well ok so today I got a speeding ticket for 60 in a 45 zone.... on december 23 2006 I got a speeding ticket for 61 in a 45.... Until december 23 I han't had a speeding ticket or anything since like 1998.

here is my question,

how many "points" might be taken off of my license for this new ticket I know my my insurance going up and I have no problem paying the ticket itself. Also last time I got a ticket I opted to take the class so it would not go on my insurance..... but I forgot about taking the class until it was too late....

I live in roseville california so if anyone near me knows thanks.
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Old 04-12-2007, 05:35 AM   #1408
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Jason,

Your 1st ticket earned you one point. The fact that you signed up for traffic school but never attended or turned in a certificate only means you just paid the court some extra money (the traffic school fee)… Your conviction still stands and is recorded as a point on your record.

Your 2nd ticket will earn you another point UNLESS you post bail, pay the additional traffic school fee, sign up for & attend a class and more importantly, TURN IN A CERTICATE OF COMPLETION on or BEFORE THE DUE DATE.

You are allowed 4 pts in 1 yr (12/23/06 thru 12/22/07 in your case), 6 pts in 2 yrs or 8 pts in 3 yrs… any of those situations will earn you the title of a “Habitual Offender” (by DMV terminology) which means a 6 month suspension + 1 year of probation (during which you must not receive any citations or be involved in any accidents where you are found at fault).

Incidentally, your 2nd ticket should be a little cheaper (around $100 or around $130 with the Traffic School Fee) than your 1st since s/he wrote you up for 15mph over instead of 16mph over like the 1st one.

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You now have 2 points unless you turn in a Traffic school Certificate of Completion for your second ticket.

Total cost, about $130 plus what you'll have to pay for the class.

Not being sarcastic but at the rate you're going, you will earn your 4th point by mid November/07 & lose your licence for 6 months.
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Or go to the police academy so you can speed all you want
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Old 04-12-2007, 11:09 AM   #1411
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Jason,

Your 1st ticket earned you one point. The fact that you signed up for traffic school but never attended or turned in a certificate only means you just paid the court some extra money (the traffic school fee)… Your conviction still stands and is recorded as a point on your record.

Your 2nd ticket will earn you another point UNLESS you post bail, pay the additional traffic school fee, sign up for & attend a class and more importantly, TURN IN A CERTICATE OF COMPLETION on or BEFORE THE DUE DATE.

You are allowed 4 pts in 1 yr (12/23/06 thru 12/22/07 in your case), 6 pts in 2 yrs or 8 pts in 3 yrs… any of those situations will earn you the title of a “Habitual Offender” (by DMV terminology) which means a 6 month suspension + 1 year of probation (during which you must not receive any citations or be involved in any accidents where you are found at fault).

Incidentally, your 2nd ticket should be a little cheaper (around $100 or around $130 with the Traffic School Fee) than your 1st since s/he wrote you up for 15mph over instead of 16mph over like the 1st one.

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You now have 2 points unless you turn in a Traffic school Certificate of Completion for your second ticket.

Total cost, about $130 plus what you'll have to pay for the class.

Not being sarcastic but at the rate you're going, you will earn your 4th point by mid November/07 & lose your licence for 6 months.

Hey thanks for all the information! I really appreciate it!

Update... the information I gave was wrong the last speeding ticket wasn't dec 23 2006 it was dec 23 2005... don't know if that makes a difference or not, but I will try for the traffic school this time and if I can take it I will and actually complete it this time around!

Another interesting thing is I was looking at the ticket it's self today and noticed that the officer had checked "lidar" as the means of detection! I didn't know they used that around here?

Again thanks for all the information.
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Old 04-12-2007, 12:11 PM   #1412
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I like your thinking...!
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Hey thanks for all the information! I really appreciate it!

Update... the information I gave was wrong the last speeding ticket wasn't dec 23 2006 it was dec 23 2005... don't know if that makes a difference or not, but I will try for the traffic school this time and if I can take it I will and actually complete it this time around!

Another interesting thing is I was looking at the ticket it's self today and noticed that the officer had checked "lidar" as the means of detection! I didn't know they used that around here?

Again thanks for all the information.
You're welcome... and as far as the date of your first ticket, and since you never actually took advantage of traffic school the first time, it has no affect on your eligibility for traffic school for your second citation. What I'm trying to say is you should still be able to take traffic school for this citation. Do one of the online courses (you can actuall finish it in less than 8 hours ).
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You're welcome... and as far as the date of your first ticket, and since you never actually took advantage of traffic school the first time, it has no affect on your eligibility for traffic school for your second citation. What I'm trying to say is you should still be able to take traffic school for this citation. Do one of the online courses (you can actuall finish it in less than 8 hours ).
Before I had my badge I had my share of tickets, and these online schools are great...you should be able to finish in an hour or less...
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Before I had my badge I had my share of tickets, and these online schools are great...you should be able to finish in an hour or less...
Ok great! thanks again for all the information guys, I really appreciate it!
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Before I had my badge I had my share of tickets, and these online schools are great...you should be able to finish in an hour or less...
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When you're in uniform do you have a partner and if you do, do you guys argue about who gets to drive?
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When you're in uniform do you have a partner and if you do, do you guys argue about who gets to drive?

For the most part, we run one man cars in the LASD, but when I work with a partner, usually not an issue. Believe it or not, people for the most part prefer to be passenger than driver. Its a little less stressful
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Believe it or not, they are actually pretty cool. When you go to class to learn how to drive them, you really push them to the limit, and they handle way, way better then you would imagine. I have actually pushed the Ford harder than my M3 and had great results.
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