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Old 02-11-2008
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defensive driving

how many of yall had to take defensive driving because of a ticket in your tuck.

im actuall taking it over the internet right now.

im having to take it for getting pulled over at 9:00 P.M. doing 72 in a 45 through town.

i got a $163 ticket for it.
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i had to take it when i first got pulled over in NC. but i was lucky, i got clocked doing 64 in a 45 (at 2 am) but it took him another few miles before he could catch up enough to throw his lights on.

its kind of stupid though because i was in there for just speeding by myself at night and other people in there were caught street racing and a few had DUIs...so in other words the course is complete BS. just be happy you can do the class and it wont effect your insurance.
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i think the only reason he caught me was because i stopped at the next red light whitch was about half a mile away.
so in about half of a mile i accelerated from 0-72 and was able to safely stop at the next light.
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BUt you still are going 27mph OVER the speed limit. There's a certain amount over that you can go without "corrective action". have fun taking the class. I got a BS! ticket for going the same speed people go on that road in the afternoon.....thing is I was going 51 in a 35 at 4:30am. I get passed on that road in the afternoon when i go 50. complete bs!.
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been there done that...

hopefully wont have to do again as i dont speed that much...
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just to say one thing i dont speed as much anymore.
only out of town on strait road. and even then rarely
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BUt you still are going 27mph OVER the speed limit. There's a certain amount over that you can go without "corrective action". have fun taking the class. I got a BS! ticket for going the same speed people go on that road in the afternoon.....thing is I was going 51 in a 35 at 4:30am. I get passed on that road in the afternoon when i go 50. complete bs!.
There is a diffrence between staying with the speed of traffic and being by youself and going the same speed.

That why its better to be in with a pack of cars while traveling at faster speeds. But I noticed in SC and GA they have a stop to that
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I did the video about 6 yrs ago. You watch the most boring video of your life then get on the net and take tests.
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speeding sucks i get my license back on june 7th
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speeding sucks i get my license back on june 7th
damn i feel sorry for u i know that must really suck.
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speeding sucks i get my license back on june 7th
Why in the heck were you going that fast to get your license revoked?
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i am 27 years old and have never everrrrrrrrrrrrr had any kind of ticket.

i dont mean to disrespect anyone here but you get what you deserve........to me it is just plain stupid................again, dont mean to disrespect, just my opinion.
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$99 for a 11 mph over ticket
$25 for online
$10 for records from austin

learned not to get caught..
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ha well it wasnt in my truck and i didnt have to take the class but i was clocked at 109 in my dads mustang cobra and had to spend the weekend in jail lol
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I usually drive offensively!
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I usually drive offensively!
True that there are dummys everywhere!
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wew i just now finished the course.
thats a load off of my chest.
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Yea i speed everywhere but I've got a radar detector so I don't get too worried about cops, i got pulled over once, detector went off i just didn't slow down cuz we were in the middle of nowhere but got off without a ticket, lol, i've got a friend that just finished his traffic school this morning cuz he slept thru the first one, lol
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Yea i speed everywhere but I've got a radar detector so I don't get too worried about cops, i got pulled over once, detector went off i just didn't slow down cuz we were in the middle of nowhere but got off without a ticket, lol, i've got a friend that just finished his traffic school this morning cuz he slept thru the first one, lol
just watch out for the lasers now.
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even radar detectors cant save you sometimes, you just gotta know how to avoid the cops, know theyre usual spots and stuff
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