IU-B and traffic violations

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Kobe_Teeth
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IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:48 pm

I just got en e-mail saying I need to explain why I checked "yes" to traffic violations in regards to their ethics violations. I assume i probably should have attached an addendum when i first sent in my application but its too late for that now obviously.

So, do I just e-mail the lady back or type up something relatively formal explaining the speeding tickets I received in high school and the moving violation I got in college for doing a U-ey on an empty street at a long light at 3am on an absolutely empty road? (BTW...if you'll be in Champagne next year...the cops are assholes)

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby cavebat2000 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:48 pm

yes, email an addendum. Take responsibility and you win. :)

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:52 pm

Oh yea, I mean they were all my fault. I shouldn't have pulled that U-ey no matter how silly the ticket and subsequent 6 written warnings were (including the tread on ONE of my tires not being deep enough (essentially the lady was convinced I was DUI for her record and i totally wasn't...on top of that she had a ride-along to show off for).

But what do you mean "...and you win?" Should I take this request as a good sign?

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Zapatero » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:54 pm

Kobe_Teeth wrote:Oh yea, I mean they were all my fault. I shouldn't have pulled that U-ey no matter how silly the ticket and subsequent 6 written warnings were (including the tread on ONE of my tires not being deep enough (essentially the lady was convinced I was DUI for her record and i totally wasn't...on top of that she had a ride-along to show off for).

But what do you mean "...and you win?" Should I take this request as a good sign?


I wouldn't take it as any sign. It's just protocol.

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:00 am

Kinda what I figured. Double checking.

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby cavebat2000 » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:03 am

Kobe_Teeth wrote:Oh yea, I mean they were all my fault. I shouldn't have pulled that U-ey no matter how silly the ticket and subsequent 6 written warnings were (including the tread on ONE of my tires not being deep enough (essentially the lady was convinced I was DUI for her record and i totally wasn't...on top of that she had a ride-along to show off for).

But what do you mean "...and you win?" Should I take this request as a good sign?


It's really a test to see how you take responsibility. What you say is the most important thing. They probably don't care all too much that you got a speeding ticket. Although 6 written warnings....

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Vincent Vega » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:03 am

Kobe_Teeth wrote:I just got en e-mail saying I need to explain why I checked "yes" to traffic violations in regards to their ethics violations. I assume i probably should have attached an addendum when i first sent in my application but its too late for that now obviously.

So, do I just e-mail the lady back or type up something relatively formal explaining the speeding tickets I received in high school and the moving violation I got in college for doing a U-ey on an empty street at a long light at 3am on an absolutely empty road? (BTW...if you'll be in Champagne next year...the cops are assholes)


Well, it wasn't absolutely empty, now was it?

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:04 am

cavebat2000 wrote:
Kobe_Teeth wrote:Oh yea, I mean they were all my fault. I shouldn't have pulled that U-ey no matter how silly the ticket and subsequent 6 written warnings were (including the tread on ONE of my tires not being deep enough (essentially the lady was convinced I was DUI for her record and i totally wasn't...on top of that she had a ride-along to show off for).

But what do you mean "...and you win?" Should I take this request as a good sign?


It's really a test to see how you take responsibility. What you say is the most important thing. They probably don't care all too much that you got a speeding ticket. Although 6 written warnings....



For ridiculous stuff! It was insane. My parking sticker hanging from my mirror was listed as an "obstruction!"

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Re: IU-B and traffic violations

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:05 am

Halibut6 wrote:
Kobe_Teeth wrote:I just got en e-mail saying I need to explain why I checked "yes" to traffic violations in regards to their ethics violations. I assume i probably should have attached an addendum when i first sent in my application but its too late for that now obviously.

So, do I just e-mail the lady back or type up something relatively formal explaining the speeding tickets I received in high school and the moving violation I got in college for doing a U-ey on an empty street at a long light at 3am on an absolutely empty road? (BTW...if you'll be in Champagne next year...the cops are assholes)


Well, it wasn't absolutely empty, now was it?



HAHA...thought of that as I was writing this. Lights were off...I probably should have spotted the car...but obviously didn't. Hindsight.




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