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A monumental first for me!

I just received my first speeding ticket. It was a doozy too! 26 mph over the post speed limit! This means I now have 5 points on my license!
I am irritated with myself. I was going with the flow of traffic and there was a speed trap. The cop was standing in the middle of the road waving cars over. There were several cops along the road waiting to write up the tickets.
I normally don't go that fast, but I was late.
SO, trying to make up for being late doesn't pay!

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layh41407

Asked by layh41407 at 2:16 PM on Aug. 18, 2012 in Travel

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  • Hot damn! Five points... but how much is the fine?

    I have only had two speeding tickets. The first one, I was driving 14 over the limit and had a huge glowing Dominos Pizza sign attached to my car... there was no way I was going to get out of that one.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:19 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • You were in a hurry. Sorry about the ticket. 5 points on your license means what? Is there a limit?
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 2:20 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • Sorry!
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 2:28 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • Yikes!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 2:29 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • So how much is your insurance going to go up to? In NJ 5 pts. is like $1500 to your insurance.
    robinkane

    Answer by robinkane at 2:48 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • That sucks- 26 miles an hour over the limit? OUCH

    I've never had a speeding ticket- jsut a warning, but I was only about 5mph over it

    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 3:06 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • That sucks! I seem to get lucky when pulled over for speeding. 40 over in a construction zone but no ticket, just written warning. 25 over but being military he only wrote me up for 11 over, no points and an $80 fine. Easy peasy.

    Sorry about your ticket.
    AF4life

    Answer by AF4life at 7:07 PM on Aug. 18, 2012

  • Oh wow, your insurance is gonna go up :(

    Hope your day gets better!
    VanessaMomof2

    Answer by VanessaMomof2 at 4:04 PM on Sep. 18, 2012

  • Oh wow, your insurance is gonna go up :(
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    It's not supposed to . They are only supposed to report it to insurance if you go over 6 points more than once.
    layh41407

    Comment by layh41407 (original poster) at 6:17 PM on Sep. 18, 2012

  • No it doesn't hope you learned a lesson.
    brieri

    Answer by brieri at 12:13 AM on Sep. 22, 2012

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