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Estimates OK for speeding tickets, court rules

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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 05:19 PM
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Estimates OK for speeding tickets, court rules


www.daytondailynews.com

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.
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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 05:19 PM
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Oh wow. So the cops get to where they are being pushed to increase revenue for their localities. All they have to do is claim that someone is speeding and it is a sure fine and conviction. And then the person has to pay the fines, court costs, and higher insurance as well. Yeah, America is land of the free alright.

It may be unwise to move to Ohio.

www.daytondailynews.com
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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 05:24 PM
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Sorry. Someone beat me to it. But it didn't show up when I searched.



 
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