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Ohio's highest court has ruled that a person may be convicted of speeding purely if it looked to a police officer that the motorist was going too fast.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an officer's visual estimation of speed is enough to support a conviction if the officer is trained, certified by a training academy, and experienced in watching for speeders.
A police officer’s unaided visual estimation of a vehicle’s speed is sufficient
evidence to support a conviction for speeding in violation of R.C.
4511.21(D) without independent verification of the vehicle’s spee
Originally posted by bluedrake
I call BS and scare tactics.... this will neva hold up if you take it to court.
Only thing they can get you for is reckless driving, and even that might not hold up in court if he just said it looked like you were driving a bit fast
Originally posted by nh_ee
1. If you inquire as to the legal requirements of a valid cause of action you can usually reveal that the witness doesn't know what he is talking about. And you have discredited your only witness of the Plaintiff and the Prosecution.