I got pulled over for speeding in a residential area but the officer only gave me a ticket for not having a valid insurance card. I have insurance, but just forgot to put the new card in my car.
Today I went to pay the ticket online and it says that the penalty due is $0. The "Court Appearance Required" box is not checked on the front of the ticket, so I'm confused how I do not owe any fines. Thanks in advance.
That amount was likely in error. If you go to court and bring your valid insurance card with you, the judge can dismiss your ticket and assess court costs only against you ($33 to $39).
Call the court and see if there is a set charge. However some courts want you to come in to make sure you have the documents, others will see the document and only charge costs $33, otherwise the fine is around $200. Call the court. Nice cop
Call the court. Usually the court wants to confirm you have a valid insurance card. Often the judge will dismiss the charge and assess only the court costs.
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Sounds like a clerical error. You should call the court and seek further clarification. Sound like you caught a break since the officer did not issue a ticket for speeding.
The system may not be working. Call the court. As my colleagues suggest, the court s usually require appearances for these tickets to make sure that you have a valid insurance card at the time. More often than not, the Prosecutors are amenable to dismiss the charge and assess only the court costs once you show them that your insurance card was valid at the time when you received the ticket.
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