Can I get out of this speeding ticket?

I was pulled over for speeding recently on a road that the speed limit was 45. The officer said I was going 66, which my car has a speed warning which goes off at 55 mph. I realized my speed warning went off so I slowed down, this makes me know I was not exceeding 55mph. The officer also said the location of the crime was at a neighborhood entrance west of my neighbor and I was heading east on the road meaning I could not have passed the ‘location of the offense’. Is this enough to get me out of the ticket?

Asked on June 27, 2016 under General Practice, Virginia


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Although it is not possible to predict the outcome of a particular case or how a court will rule, you have raised a number of issues which will impeach the credibility of the officer and may be sufficient for a favorable outcome.

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