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Can I get a ticket for this?

I posted a video of a school bus doing 67 in a 35 mph zone on Facebook and tagged the school board in it. I was driving behind the bus when I took the video. It has gone viral and has even been shown on the Orlando news. You can see my post on my FB page.

Asked on October 12, 2018 under General Practice, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Possibly you can be ticketed for speeding yourself. If you were pacing it (not falling behind or "losing" it, but driving at the same speed as the bus--which is presumably how you knew how fast it was going, by looking at your own speedometer) then your video is evidence that you were also going 67 in a 35 mph zone. As such, it can serve as the basis to issue a summons or ticket to you.


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