I received a speeding ticket, but didn’t receive the ticket until weeks after I was told it would arrive.

I received a speeding ticket but didn’t receive the ticket until weeks after I was
told it would arrive. It took almost a month to receive and 11 days for them to file
it in the first place. Do I have a reason to dispute this?

Asked on April 4, 2019 under General Practice, California

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

No you cannot get this dismissed. There is noright to a "speedy ticket". The fact is that there are delays in the administrative process and 11 days is not out of the ordinary. I'm afraid that you will have to pay the ticket unless you can prove that you were not in fact speeding. For example, that the radar gun was not properly calibrated, etc.

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

No you cannot get this dismissed. There is noright to a "speedy ticket". The fact is that there are delays in the administrative process and 11 days is not out of the ordinary. I'm afraid that you will have to pay the ticket unless you can prove that you were not in fact speeding. For example, that the radar gun was not properly calibrated, etc.


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