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Got a ticket :(

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by obsurfer1990, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    obsurfer1990

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    The other weekend i got a ticket at Fiesta Island down in San Diego. I was having a bonfire with my girlfriend then we were packing up and i decided to do a little donut in the sand before we left. I only did about half of a donut in the sand then i left. 30 seconds later a cop pulls me over and said i was offroading and thinks thats what i went there for. I have traffic court in march. should i plead guilty or not guilty?
     
  2. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:07 AM
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    mkeeagle

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    Fight it......even if found guilty they might reduce your fine.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:11 AM
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    freesample

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    they should confiscate your truck and sell it in an auction.
     
  4. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    Definitely fight it.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    Jester243

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    Are you allowed to be there in your truck?
     
  6. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:15 AM
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  7. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    yea you can be there and park on the sand and have bon firess you just cant offroad and i wasnt trying too i just wanted to do a little donut :)
     
  8. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    Guilty -- shouldn't have done the donut...
     
  9. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:19 AM
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    I think you will lose on this.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:19 AM
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    On the ticket it says . Left Burnout type turn in the sand. Dont you think i could say that i was stuck in a rut or hole or something soo i gassed it ahah
     
  11. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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    higherlux

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    thats exactly ehat i would say :thumbsup:
     
  12. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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    You could....but then you'd be lying.

    I don't know many folks who try to get unstuck by turning the wheels either..
     
  13. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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    this is kinda stupid but i have gotten out of a few tickets at stop signs by saying i was keeping my momentum so i didn't get stuck..might this work for you?

    yet i was in a 4x4 jeep cherokee lol silly cops
     
  14. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    fight..i hate all these dumb ass cops in cali. i was in san diego with my girlfriend over on friars road, theres a VONS over there and i turned left onto a street i wasn't supposed to between 6am-7pm mon-fri, and it was 6:30 on friday so i turned left, then i got pulled over 5 seconds later. and he asked why i turned when there was a sign, and asked why i was driving in that area so i pointed to my fuckin decal, then he gave me a ticket..good times
     
  15. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    i would just say you gunned it so you wouldnt get stuck
     
  16. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    i wouldn't go that far buddy

    But yah, its gonna be hard to get out of that one.. BUT if you go to court they will more than likely reduce it. So it matters if it's worth your time, or if you wanna just pay the thing and do traffic school. We dont get many tickets out here in SD.. the cops usually have better things to take care of... so the judge might say, "This really doesnt matter worth a damn" and let you off the hook! It's worth a shot!!

    off topic: Waves are to be AMAZING tomorrow - so i'll be in your neck of the woods.. either in PB or OB for a set! Keep your eye out for a dirty as all hell rad red truck with a few boards in the back and say hi!
     
  17. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    It's only lying if you get caught :D
     
  18. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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  19. Feb 20, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    No...It's still lying...It's only bad if he gets caught. Fine distinction...but in court...It's an important one.
     
  20. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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    hey i was stuck in the snow 2 days ago and if it wasn't for turning alot id still be there lol
     
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