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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Speeding Ticket

I got my first speeding ticket two weekends ago. Ugh.

It was the weekend I went to my old roommate's baby shower. She lives almost 5 hours away. I was on my way home and the GPS told me to take the last exit close to my house. I took a different exit and after the highway it was an 80 zone.

I was doing 106 apparently and was pulled over. I gave him my licence, registration and answered all the questions. He came back and to me and said he reduced it to 15km/h over so I wouldn't lose any points and it won't affect my insurance, and the fine was $52.50.

Not terrible but still I wish I never got it. An unexpected and unnecessary expense.

4 comments:

  1. he's lying that it doesnt affect your insurance...I got a ticket for $40 once, they told me if I just pay it on time it would be like it never happened...that $40 ticket ended up costing an extra $15 a month ($180/yr).

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  2. i disagree with HKLover. It usually doesn't affect your insurance (but insurance will go up yearly regardless...) It depends on your insurance company too. Some are just more strict than others.

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  3. ohh ya well i got the speeding ticket before I got my car, and when i called around for insurance i got a certain quote and then when i called back to actually register for the insurance they were like "oh i see you have this speeding ticket so its an extra $15" how lame is that????

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  4. I know how much that sucks, I didn't get a speeding ticket but I once got pulled over for my seat belt. Any dumb unnecessary charges always suck.

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