I was driving on freeway around 9PM in dark around 65MPH but all sudden someone flashed lights at me.There was no other car on freeway so I decided to speed up to 80 so the guy behind wouldn't follow me. Lukily,the car left but i was stil freaked out. Then I kept up to 80 MPH so that no one would follow me.All sudden I saw car chasing me.It didn't look like cop car but it followed me for good 3 miles. I was again scared that this car might flash again for driving 65 since there was no other car on the freeway, so I decided to keep up with 80MPH. All sudden after 3 miles the car behind me flashed red lights and I realized that was a cop car and I had to pull over. I told cop the situation that just 10 miles before someone flashed light but he didnt care and gave me ticket.Wat shall I do?
If you want a judge to dismiss the ticket you must have a defense. You admit that you were speeding and that the cop paced you for 3 miles. Maybe some other lawyer can come up with an argument, but I say go to traffic school and pay the fine.
Appear on the date on the ticket. Pay the fine. Being afraid is not a defense. Court will not dismiss ticket.
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Traffic school. You can set it for trial, but as a policy matter, CHP officers almost always show up to court. Next time, change lanes and let the guy pass, or get off at a well lit populated area. I am having trouble making the connection between flashing their lights and you speeding up. Flashing lights is often a signal to move over and let them pass you. Even if you were driving at the posted speed limit, if someone wants to speed past you, get out of the way and let them go. They will get the ticket, not you.
You can fight the ticket. Office the officer does not show your ticket will be dismissed. Of he shows you can plead early, possibly get fine reduced and go to traffic school.
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