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I was recently in an accident. I stopped at a stop sign looked both ways then made a left hand turn. I was hit by a car that wa

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speeding down the road and i was issued a ticket. I said i wanted the personto get a ticket because they were speeding and i was told i cannot issue a ticket. .

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  1. Unless it was a four-way stop sign, despite the fact that the other car was speeding, you would be cited for failure to yeild. However, if it was a four-way stop sign, retain a traffic court lawyer for a couple hundred bucks and fight the ticket.

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  2. You have no input as to when and if someone else gets a ticket. Did you have any witnesses that can testify you looked and the car was speeding? Your insurance will cover their damage. If they are partly at fault, your insurance company or attorney can deal with it.

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  3. Your question seems to be 'why can't I issue a ticket'. Only law enforcement may issue tickets. Hope this answeres your inquiry.


  4. The officer was correct, you cannot issue a ticket nor can you force him to issue one.

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