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Author Topic: [Poll: 2012.24]: What type of citation did you receive in the mail most recently? Back to Topics
JT
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2012 10:41:00 AM

What type of citation did you receive in the mail most recently?

Traffic light violation
Speeding
Toll violation
Parking
Other
I've never received a ticket via mail

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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5w30
Rookie Author Gary

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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2013 7:53:25 PM

none
Chulie13
Sophomore Author Pennsylvania

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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2013 7:05:25 PM

My last citation was for shooting my B B gun outside.
From The PA. Game Commisson.
cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 10:56:45 AM

none
nyuknyuk49
Champion Author Rhode Island

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 7:38:48 AM

none
sonicmustang
All-Star Author Alberta

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 7:24:28 AM

Speeding
achung53
Veteran Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 10:39:19 AM

I've never received a ticket via mail
US_ICEMAN
All-Star Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 1:06:31 AM

Did not received a ticket via mail

BreizyReizy
Rookie Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 6:58:04 PM

I have never gotten one in the mail
Zuegma
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2012 6:46:01 PM

Never got one by mail & I think my last one might have been in 1973 or 74.
scooterbug1
Rookie Author Tennessee

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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 9:44:54 AM

None ever either way
gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2012 11:56:51 PM

None been a good boy
dongo50
Champion Author West Virginia

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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2012 12:41:10 AM

never
Keelymvb
Rookie Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2012 2:02:58 PM

photo enforced red light ticket it cost me $435.00 ouch it hurt
SovietSunrise
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 3:39:21 AM

The revenue generating punks better leave us all alone.
OilOnTheCheap
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 2:37:02 AM

never
gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 12:15:57 AM

never
fhnorth
Sophomore Author Nevada

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2012 2:09:51 AM

Traffic light violation
GOBLUE1
Rookie Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2012 11:53:49 AM

I've never received a ticket via mail
Ferdman17
Champion Author Albany

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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 6:54:53 PM

I've never received a ticket via mail
cardjim
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2012 10:15:04 PM

never
ggg452
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2012 12:50:20 PM

never
mexirican16212
Rookie Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 1:44:04 AM

light violation farmers branch , tx. wow they are every where. ( photo enforcement))
fhnorth
Sophomore Author Nevada

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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2012 5:58:45 AM

I've never received a ticket via mail
Geo1002
Sophomore Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 12:23:14 PM

None.
cssco
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 1:53:07 PM

All of my citations are delivered in person at the point and time of infraction.
Luv2ride33
Sophomore Author Tennessee

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 6:42:17 PM

I ran the red light camera in Colonial Heights. It was 5 am in the morning, I was on my way to work, and I had coffee on my mind. The citation said it had been red for 16 seconds.
SovietSunrise
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 8:34:06 PM

Goshforsaken revenue generators. Absolutely PATHETIC!!!!
gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 7:21:18 PM

Haven't anything in a long time.
cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2012 10:23:44 AM

never
OilOnTheCheap
Champion Author Ventura

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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2012 1:43:17 AM

I've never received a ticket via mail

gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2012 6:47:59 PM

Parking Ticket.
tailpipeFL
All-Star Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2012 2:48:36 PM

Impersonating a human being.
TLB2000
Rookie Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 10:10:09 AM

I've never received a ticket via mail.
jakerson
All-Star Author Fresno

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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 9:45:16 AM

cracked windsheild fix it ticket.
mz_music_girl
Rookie Author Washington

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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2012 1:10:03 PM

It's beenwhile since I received ANY tickets.

I think the ticket I received was for running through a RED LIGHT CAMERA, and that was I think two years ago.

The other ticket I got was for NOT HAVING ENOUGH MONEY on my GOOD TO GO account. I think I was 50 cents short and received a ticket. I went to court, and the judge said that IT WAS MY RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW WHAT I HAVE IN MY ACCOUNT. Despite my good paying history and this was my first ticket, he did NOT drop it and so I had to pay it. I was pissed. Oh well. Never got another ticket. The state since changed that. Now they have a few different ways to pay.

Pass is the cheapest.
Then the toll booth. Then, just keep driving and they send you a pay by mail charge.

All my other tickets were handed to me (speeding/fix-its) or
left on my car window (2 parking).
stonecold5005
All-Star Author Waco

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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2012 9:57:33 AM

nope
twopairAL
Champion Author Huntsville

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Message Posted: Jun 29, 2012 2:18:34 PM

nope
twopairAL
Champion Author Huntsville

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Message Posted: Jun 29, 2012 2:18:32 PM

nope
Paresh54FL
Rookie Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Jun 29, 2012 6:09:20 AM

never had one in mail.
Meme260
Rookie Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2012 6:54:05 PM

Traffic light violation crossing metropolitan pkwy and cleveland ave. Got caught when traffic stopped while crossing.
arjay8tch
Rookie Author Seattle

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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2012 9:52:10 PM

I received a ticket for running through a red(yellow is much shorter than non-photo enforced traffic signals)light in June of 2011! I contested it & was amazed at how many high definition cameras, close-ups, different angles, and recorded movie of my car they had! Quite impressive and top of the line! While in mediation court(one on one)I was shown all the photos & movie! They must pay a fortune for this top end equipment! My $145 fine was reduced to $100 and I chose 10 hours of community service. This is the only ticket I have had in the last 20+ yrs.! Others with the same ticket had their's reduced to $20-$75 and the fine varied from intersections. The only good thing about this ridiculous scam(my opinion)was, it is not treated as a moving violation as no officer was involved. So my insurance company has no reported infraction! Of course, it may well be different now and could be reported to your policy holder. I really don't know, but it would not surprise me if things have changed over the last year. I worked my 10 hours of community service at a food bank which was quite to my advantage, considering what I was given in groceries each day I helped them! Might help someone if they end up in same position as I did!
95Vette
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2012 11:26:08 AM

Haven't ever gotten one in the mail.. Last one - 9 years ago - was hand delivered along side the highway...
OverabarrelOH
Rookie Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2012 6:22:17 PM

Never. The local donut boys would rather have the satisfaction of handing you one
shawnhughes
Rookie Author Florida

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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2012 12:25:18 PM

I have never gotten a ticket via the mail system.
vikings80
All-Star Author South Dakota

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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2012 1:12:20 PM

never
gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2012 9:34:57 PM

Parking ticket
NakedDriver
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 9:07:39 PM

ə i never have gotten such a citation.
the closest thing to one was when i missed a toll on the illinois tollway system by going into the wrong lane. i got a late-pay envelope at the next tollbooth and had to send a check for 75¢! ə
blupupher
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:57:57 AM

Got a red light camera ticket a few years ago. First and hopefully only one.
bradrob1
Rookie Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 12:34:56 AM

Have a phone or other mobile device? Get an app that warns you of these cash cows...
Traffic light violation, speed traps, construction zones, and even other road hazards (though checkpoints (of any kind) have been removed from the apps, thanks to a few narrow-minded senators who should be jailed for threatening Apple, Google, etc. The funny thing is, many of the checkpoints, dates and locations, are published in the newspapers/online, by the police departments ahead of time anyway, and by some, even on their own websites.)

I love Trapster myself and there are several others listed here:
http://autos.aol.com/article/how-to-avoid-speed-traps/
(PhantomAlert & FuzzAlert)

I also thought there was one called Wazy, but I can't seem to find it now, but I never tried it anyway.
JKT
Rookie Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2012 9:36:50 PM

I know in Toronto they have cameras in major intersections and you do get ticket over the mail. In Montreal that's not possible, the roads there are such a mess it is impossible to do more than 40kms without inflicting massive damage to your suspension.
zacksnanny
Champion Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2012 9:22:17 PM

I've never received a ticket via mail

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