New Mobile App Encourages and Rewards Designated Drivers

New Mobile App Encourages and Rewards Designated Drivers- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

The California of Office Safety (OTS) has launched its free designated driver mobile app, first of its kind.

With features like exclusive offers and discounts by partnering bars and restaurants throughout the state which have volunteered to offer nonalcoholic specialty drinks (“DDrinks”), among other perks, to designated sober drivers, the app truly treats a “DD” like a VIP.  Users can also easily order a sober ride from Uber, Lyft or Curb – all from one screen, according to OTS.

The DDVIP app’s release coincides with California’s annual December DUI Crackdown, which runs from Dec. 13 – Jan. 1. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

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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
Dec 16th, 2014

Starting Jan 1: New Driver License and Auto Insurance Requirements for Undocumented Persons

Starting Jan. 1: New Driver License and Auto Insurance Requirements for Undocumented Persons- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Starting Jan. 1, the new law requiring the California DMV to issue driver licenses to undocumented persons goes into effect. These new drivers will also be required to meet auto insurance requirements before they can register their vehicles.

Also starting Jan. 1, unauthorized immigrants for the first time are eligible to buy insurance through California Low Cost Auto Insurance.  If the state is successful in getting unauthorized but licensed drivers to sign up for insurance, the state could begin to see a decline in the number of uninsured drivers, a factor that has boosted auto insurance premiums for everyone, the OC register reported. - 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
Dec 10th, 2014

Are Your Ready for Winter Weather Driving? Tips from the CHP

Are Your Ready for Winter Weather Driving? Tips from the CHP - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

With wet weather trickling in, there’s no time like the present, to brush up on those winter driving tips…

In his Fresno BeeOn Duty” column, CHP Officer David Singer’s runs through some simple but important concepts:

Slow it Down!

Many collisions result from driving too fast. It’s a simple matter of physics: your vehicle can’t stop as fast or turn as accurately on wet or icy pavement, Officer Singer says.

Back Off!

According to Officer Singer, braking and stopping distances are directly related to friction — where the “rubber meets the road,” to be more precise. Liquids, like oil on the asphalt or water, can greatly reduce friction and thereby increase stopping distances.

Show Your Tires Some Love!

Your vehicle needs good tires to handle bad weather. Tread depth should be checked on a regular basis, as well as rotating your tires as recommended in your vehicle owner’s manual, says Officer Singer. - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets 

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Posted in Traffic Tickets
Dec 02nd, 2014

Was the Traffic Ticket You Got in Your Mailbox Sent in Error? Find Out

Was the Traffic Ticket You Got in Your Mailbox Sent in Error? Find Out - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

It’s not unheard of for tickets issued via mail to be sent in error. Like to the wrong person: take the Sacramento woman who was accidently mailed 18 tickets, even though she doesn’t drive.

If you get a ticket in the mail, it’s probably a red light camera ticket (maybe even a parking ticket):

  • The name and description of the registered owner should be printed on the ticket – make sure this is you
  • The plate number and description of the vehicle should be printed on the ticket – make sure it’s yours

Mailed a violation in error? Make a phone call to the police department or office of the agency issuing the ticket, to clear up the misunderstanding.

If that doesn’t work, or the error is not so clear cut, additional steps must be taken to get it corrected. For information on how to easily contest a violation you received, visit www.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
Nov 25th, 2014

Police Driving Badly got you Seeing Red? You'll Love This New Tool

Police Driving Badly got you Seeing Red? You’ll Love This New Tool - this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

A police car without sirens, zipping in and out of lanes, without signaling? If this has got you seeing red then you’ll love this new tracking system for monitoring police officers driving habits:

Ford, is now offering a tracking system for its Taurus and Explorer-based Police Interceptors that can monitor the driving behavior of law enforcement officers (seatbelts, speeding, cornering or braking hard), according to FoxNews.

The technology can then take this information and determine whether the driving behavior, like speeding, was appropriate for the situation, such as whether or not the officer behind the wheel was responding to call. - 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
Nov 18th, 2014

CHP Wants to Break You of Your Bad Habit: Distracted Driving

CHP Wants to Break You of Your Bad Habit: Distracted Driving- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Drivers are not putting down the phones and in response, the California Highway Patrol and Office of Traffic Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have teamed up for a year-long “Adult Distracted Driving” traffic campaign.

Now through September of next year, drivers can expect to not get a free pass if caught texting or holding a phone. Drivers can also participate in educational seminars, if they wish to seek help breaking the habit.

The CHP has announced a minimum of 80 distracted driving extra enforcement operations will be conducted statewide by the end of September 2015, so be on the alert.

Don’t let a cell phone ticket ruin your day. Drive safe, put those phones down, and if do you find yourself in a predicament, we’re here to help you out.- 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
Nov 10th, 2014

Police are Cracking Down on Reckless or Unsafe Driving

Police are Cracking Down on Reckless or Unsafe Driving- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

Reckless or unsafe driving can lead to tickets which will tarnish your driving record. And recently, police have been really cracking down on dangerous driving.

Reckless driving can make up:

  • DUI
  • speeding
  • distracted driving (like talking on a cell phone)

Unsafe driving can include:

  • not wearing a seatbelt
  • following another vehicle too closely

Keep safe on the roads, but if you do get a ticket, remember Ticketkick.com is your go-to resource for beating traffic tickets. - 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
Nov 03rd, 2014

Latest Techniques Used by Police to Catch Texting Drivers

Latest Techniques Used by Police to Catch Texting Drivers- this blog was written by TicketKick.com, Your Go-To Resource for Beating Traffic Tickets.  

In CA it’s illegal to text and drive. But most drivers still do it.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that at any given daytime moment, over 600,000 drivers are using cell phones while driving.

So cops are getting creative and coming up with new ways to catch you texting behind the wheel.

Here are 6 of the latest techniques being used by police, according to Insurance.com.

  1. The panhandler on the corner

The next time a panhandler approaches your car, you had better put your phone down, at least if you live in Canada.

  1. The trucker in the next lane

Elevated SUVs and even 18-wheelers give officers a bird's-eye view of a driver's hands.

  1. The spotter on the overpass

Visibility is key to catching drivers in the act of texting, and an overpass is the perfect vantage point.

  1. Your own cellphone records

This is not a commonly used tactic unless you have been involved in a car accident. If the police believe texting led to an accident they will gladly pursue your phone records.

  1. You, staring at your own lap

Drivers busy with their phones tend to be obvious. They drive slowly, hesitate at lights and are prone to weaving. Display any of these behaviors and there is a good chance you will be pulled over.

  1. And now, the texting detector

The police soon may have a new tool in their arsenal when it comes to detecting drivers who can't put their phones down.

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

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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 27th, 2014

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
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