You Might be Driving Distracted Even if Using Hands Free

You Might be Driving Distracted Even if Using Hands Free- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Siri and other hands-free, voice-activation systems, may cause unwanted distraction for drivers.

Voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems, let drivers do things like send a text message, while keeping their eyes on the road, and their hands on the wheel, but many of these systems require more concentration from drivers rather than less, according to studies released Tuesday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Oct 20th, 2014

Got a Red Light Camera Ticket you Want Dismissed? Check the Yellow

Got a Red Light Camera Ticket you Want Dismissed? Check the Yellow- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

The length of a yellow light (aka “amber”), can affect how many drivers are caught by red light cameras.

If the yellow light is not legally long enough, it can also affect how many drivers get their tickets dismissed.

City hearing officers in Chicago for example, are increasingly tossing tickets because the yellow light time stamped on the citation is less than the minimum required by the city, the Tribune analysis showed.

If you do receive a ticket give us a call. We can help you determine if the yellow light time on your ticket meets California’s legal requirements of the minimum length of a yellow light. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Oct 13th, 2014

Attracting Tickets like Bees to Honey? It's not the Color Car but the Make and Model

Attracting Tickets like Bees to Honey? It’s not the Color Car but the Make and Model this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

According to a study by Insurance.com, it’s not about the color of the car you, drive, but the make and model that is linked to how many tickets you get.

Insurance.com looked at data from over 500 models and almost 600,000 recent customers.

Number one most ticketed car? The Subaru WRX, with over 30% of car owners reporting to have received at least one traffic violation. Rounding out the top ten list, includes the: Pontiac GTO, Scion FR-S, VW Rabbit, and the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

See the full “ticket-magnet” list and find out if your car made the cut (if it did, Ticketkick is here to help if or when you get a ticket). - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Posted in Traffic Tickets
Oct 06th, 2014

What is the Law in California for Driving With Music too Loud?

What is the Law in California for Driving With Music too Loud?- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Next time you are driving along listening to your favorite song, think twice before cranking up the tunes when it gets to the good part.

Under California law, if your music can be heard from 50 feet away, it’s too loud… and you can get a ticket - carrying a fine in the $150 - $250 range.

Excuses that work: Under exceptions to the law, you can blast your stereo to request assistance or warn of a hazard. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

 

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Posted in Traffic Tickets
Sep 29th, 2014

Emerging Technology Would Help Police Easily Detect Texting Drivers

Emerging Technology Would Help Police Easily Detect Texting Drivers- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Police may soon have a new trick up their sleeve, making it easier to snag texting drivers.

A Virginia company is working on developing a device, to be used much like a radar gun, that would pick up radio signals sent out from a vehicle when a driver is sending a text, reports CBS.

Since California does not ban all texting while driving, such a device if used in California would have to differentiate between hands-free and non- hands free texting. Under current California, law, a driver can dictate and send a text via a voice-operated and hands-free system (e.g. Siri). - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Sep 23rd, 2014

What's that in the sky? Highway Patrol Planes Looking for Speeders in Construction Zones

What’s that in the sky? Highway Patrol Planes Looking for Speeders in Construction Zones - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Whether you are cruising the highways in So Cal or Nor Cal, it’s inevitable. You will encounter a construction zone, and this translates to reduced speeds, and, of course, higher fines if you receive a ticket in the “cone zone.”

Most recently, the speed limit was lowered to 55 mph for those driving eastbound on Interstate 80 through Across the Top construction project in Natomas. 

What will CHP officers do to enforce certain construction zones? 

In addition to using motorcycle officers (who can easily weave through traffic to catch speeders), CHP Officer Hertzell, says they will be tracking speeds from the air with their plane or helicopter.

How serious are they?

“If we have to wait seven miles to get this person, then we are going wait seven miles — we have nowhere else to go,” said Hertzell.

See full story: http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2014/09/05/chp-officers-threaten-to-strictly-enforce-lower-speed-limit-in-natomas-i-80-project/

 - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Posted in Traffic Tickets
Sep 16th, 2014

You can clean up a Criminal Record, what about a Driving Record?

You can clean up a Criminal Record, what about a Driving Record?- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

In California, an expungement process allows you to remove certain criminal convictions from your record, after one year has passed. Can you do this for tickets too?

The same program is not available for traffic ticket convictions, which unfortunately can affect employment opportunities for many.

Once a ticket is on your record, there is no way to remove it until a set amount of time has passed, after which point it will “fall off” (typically at least 3 years and up to 10 in some instances). All the more reason to contest a ticket, and, keep it from going on your record!

To easily and effectively contest your traffic ticket, visit Ticketkick.com. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

 

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Posted in Traffic Tickets
Sep 09th, 2014

Avoid Speeding Ticket Scams: Here's How

Avoid Speeding Ticket Scams: Here’s How- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

“Ticket-rigging” (alleged) was recently discovered by the Houston Police Department (and reported on by KHOU-TV).

Dubbed “Ticket-rigging,” it can be described as when an officer issues a speeding ticket to a driver, then names two officers as witnesses to the violation on the ticket, when really there’s only one. The extra officer, although not present at the time of your traffic stop, will get overtime to appear in court to say they witnessed the violation and testify against you.  

Here’s how to avoid getting scammed:

-        If your ticket indicates that a speed measuring gun (lidar) was used then it’s possible two-officers were involved (one stationary pointing the gun, the other driving to catch speeders);

-        If your ticket indicates that speed was  determined by “aircraft,” it’s normal for two officers to be named on your ticket (one following in a plane, the other following drivers on the ground);

-        If your speeding ticket indicates any other method, and you only noticed one officer during the traffic stop, then be wary, it could be a scam

This could happen anywhere, so be on the lookout, and, remember, if you do get a speeding ticket (or any other type of traffic ticket), Ticketkick can help you dismiss it. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Sep 03rd, 2014

Stop Signs: Aren't Bicyclists Required to Stop Too?

Stop Signs: Aren’t Bicyclists Required to Stop Too?- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Believe it or not, stop signs are not optional for bicyclists.

A bicyclist who fails to stop for a stop sign can be ticketed just like a driver of a car, under the same Vehicle Code, section 22450.

Although violations occurring on a bicycle are not assigned a negligent operator point in California (the points that go on your driving record), bicycle violations do carry just as hefty a fine.  - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Posted in Traffic Tickets
Aug 26th, 2014

Buckle Up Fido When Driving - It's the Law

Buckle Up Fido When Driving – It’s the Law- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

In California, no person may drive any animal in the back of the vehicle (like the bed of a truck), unless the animal is secured in such a manner to prevent jumping or falling from the vehicle.

It’s also a good idea to buckle-up Fido on his own seat when inside the vehicle. Officers have been known to ticket drivers for “unsafe speed” or “reckless driving,” if driving with a dog sitting or leaning over the driver, in such a manner that might hinder the driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle.

So, buckle up for safety (and ticket prevention), both you and your furry friend!  - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

To beat your California Red Light, Speeding, Red Light Photo/Camera, Cell Phone, and Other Traffic tickets, call TicketKick.com.  If you don’t win, we don’t win.  It’s as simple as that. Go to www.TicketKick.com or call us at 800-580-1902.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Posted in Traffic Tickets
Aug 19th, 2014
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