About 5 months ago I received a speeding ticket on the way to school. I had my provisional license for about 9 or 10 months at the time, and I was 16. I was in front of a school zone which is 40mph without children present, and 25 with children present. I thought it was empty and I was going 48mph, but as it turns out it was the first day of school for that school, and so he caught me going 23mph over the speed limit, by a school, with my provisional. I'm not sure if this counts as reckless driving in California, but if it does, does that mean I am going to juvenile hall? But my biggest concern is that they havent even mailed me anything yet, and its been 5 months. I don't think its possible that the ticket was just a warning, because I recieved the actual papers from the officer at the time. What do I do in this situation?
Not good, not good. Excessive speed (23 miles over the speed limit) in a school zone, with children present. You really should consult with a Traffic Ticket Attorney in your local area, prior to going to court.
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