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Junior Member
What is the name of your state? WA State

I was pulled over for going 64 mph down a hill by a cop passing me in the other direction. When he pulled me over he said that it was a 45 mph zone and gave me a ticket for going 19 over. But, the speed limit is actually 50 mph. Can I get the ticket dropped since he wrote the wrong speed limit on the ticket, therefore making my ticket incorrect? Should I ask for a hearing to contest?


Senior Member
Q: Should I ask for a hearing to contest?

A: Sounds like an excellent idea to me. Oh, by the way, HOW will you prove all this stuff? (And I don't mean pictures of speed limit signs either.)


Senior Member

They will dismiss based on a defective citation.

After which, the officer will promptly reissue a correct one.... and you'll have to come back to court AGAIN.

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