Traffic Violaltions

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Nailjohnj
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Traffic Violaltions

Postby Nailjohnj » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:41 pm

I know it has been asked a hundred times, but can someone take a look at this statement for previous violations and tell me if it is enough to cover what I need to cover with the admissions boards, specifically the noise violations in 10/2008. And yes, I know, I had alot of violations, is this going to kill me? With the exception of my recent speeding violation, it has been 5 years since I had anything on my record. Thanks for the look.

- 10-20-2003
o Failure to Obey Traffic Sign/ Device (Convicted 11-12-2003)
o Improper Passing (Convicted 11-12-2003)
 I was pulled over for passing another vehicle in a no passing zone while crossing a double yellow line. I paid the fine and plead no contest
- 10-27-2003
o Careless Driving A (Convicted 12-02-2003
o Driving Without Proof of Insurance (Convicted 05-28-2004)
 I was deemed at fault in an accident for driving too quickly in rainy conditions. At the time I didn’t have my insurance card with me, though I was fully insured. I later provided my insurance information and paid the full amount of the fine.
- 01-26-2004
o Operating Motor Vehicle Without Driver’s License (Convicted 07-07-2004)
 I was pulled over for a burned out taillight after a trip to the gym and I did not have my wallet with me. I went to traffic court in July and paid the full amount of the fine.
- 04-23-2004
o Unlawful Speeding (Convicted 05-27-2004)
 I was pulled over for speeding 11 miles over the posted speed limit. I plead guilty and paid the fine before the court date. I also attended traffic school for the violation.
- 06-08-2005
o Failure to Display Driver’s License (Convicted 07-21-2005)
My car was being towed at the Charleston International Airport for being temporarily parked in a no parking zone. I wasn’t able to find my wallet in my luggage quickly enough and was given a ticket for the failure to do so. I paid the fine before the court date.
- 10-2008
o Noise Violation
My entire apartment building was given a noise complaint violation because a neighbor had been woken up by a party in a different house. We went to court and spoke with the judge. I do not remember the exact verdict and the court has no record of us going to court. I felt this disclosure necessary, even though it is not on my record.
- 08-10-2010
o Unlawful Speed (Convicted 09-05-2010)
o Seatbelt Violation (Convicted 09-05-2010)
 I was pulled over for speeding 5 miles over the posted speed limit. I also did not have my seatbelt on when the officer approached my window and was cited for it as well. I paid the fines before the court date.

justadude55
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Re: Traffic Violaltions

Postby justadude55 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:58 pm

yeah. you're done. with those speeding tickets, you have about as good a chance as passing the bar as charles manson.

justadude55
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Re: Traffic Violaltions

Postby justadude55 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:58 pm

i'm kidding. i doubt this plays any role in your cycle. they'll probably just think you're a crappy driver.

Nailjohnj
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Re: Traffic Violaltions

Postby Nailjohnj » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:08 am

Sadly, my nickname until I was 21 was Crash.... but am I covered? Do I need to add anything or is it concise enough?

justadude55
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Re: Traffic Violaltions

Postby justadude55 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:20 am

i think a bit about what you learned might help.

maybe, i realized i lack hand eye coordination and gave up driving and all sports including a ball or any object that is potentially damaging?

Nailjohnj
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Re: Traffic Violaltions

Postby Nailjohnj » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:40 am

Fair enough. How 'bout... Around my 5th time being pulled over I discovered that driving is not a competitive sport and that the person with the most points on their license at the end of the year is not crowned national champion.... Does that cover it?

justadude55
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Re: Traffic Violaltions

Postby justadude55 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:48 am

i heard from an adcom that if you're going to be funny, you better be damn sure it's funny. i'd talk about life growth, etc.




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