What is the best defense for an improper lane change?

Asked over 1 year ago - Miami, FL

There were no other vehicles within 2 blocks and i had already made 2 turns when i was stopped.

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  1. Steven Douglas Knittle

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    Answered . If all you did was change lanes without using a turn signal case law says it is not a violation unless other traffic was affected/or it was done in an unsafe manner.

  2. David P. Gilbert

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    Answered . That your movement didn't affect other traffic. An improper lane change cannot occur in isolation.

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  3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Proper lane change shown by independent witnesses, recording devices and such at the time of the alleged violation.

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