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Old 09-09-2019, 07:32 PM
doreen is offline
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Originally Posted by LTU2 View Post
Charger, IMO, the citation was not issued constitutionally. UNTIL the stop is completed he must afford you Due Process. Refusing to revoke the citation after you showed proper proof of insurance, negates his PC to issue it. Fight it.
It is very common for an officer to be unable to void a ticket after it's written.* The OP can certainly fight the ticket, and depending upon how the law regarding insurance is written, he may get it dismissed - it's possible that the law simply requires that insurance be in effect and failing to produce the card is not a separate violation.



* If the officer can't void the ticket, he can't take a bribe to void the ticket and can't "fix" tickets written by other officers to his friends and relatives.