I was on the downward slope of a hill and was also passing a semi. All of a sudden I looked to my left and saw a cop car going around me on the shoulder with his lights on. I had not seen him behind me because I had just gone over a hill and could not see traffic behind me until they also went over the hill. Also, the cop did not have his sirens on, so I could not hear his approach either. It turns out he was chasing down another vehicle. He pulled over the other vehicle and then when I was passing the scene he waved me down to pull over as well. He gave me a ticket for a failure to yield. Is this something I should fight in court? Do they offer a diversion for this? Is that something I should get a diversion for? Could I fight this case in court without a lawyer?
Whether diversion is an option or not depends on your driving history and the policies of your prosecutor. Prosecutors across the state handle things differently. A local attorney will know what your options are in your court. Call one today to set up an appointment.
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