Is this a correct Response?

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Is this a correct Response?

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:05 pm

. Have you ever been CHARGED WITH or CONVICTED OF a crime of any kind (including all traffic violations and speeding tickets, except parking tickets)? Juvenile offenses must be reported. Your driving record can be requested from the DMV of the state of the offense.
If you answered "yes," include the charges filed, date, and disposition (fine, penalty, court costs, etc.) as an attachment. Please note that your file cannot be processed without this information


In June of 2008 I was cited for surpassing the speed limit, however the police officer only cited me for a non-moving violation of “failure to obey traffic signs” and stated that points would not be added to my record because of this. The precise information of this ticket is not known and the DMV did not have any record of this incident.

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby UMiamiCane » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:09 pm

No, if you were only cited for a non-moving violation, then you weren't cited for speeding, as you say in the first sentence.

You might be able to find the ticket on your county's clerk of court website.

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:11 pm

UMiamiCane wrote:No, if you were only cited for a non-moving violation, then you weren't cited for speeding, as you say in the first sentence.

You might be able to find the ticket on your county's clerk of court website.

cited "while surpassing the speed limit" better?

Basically I was speeding but the guy gave me a lesser ticket as a semi-break

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:13 pm

Also on the actual ticket I remember it was obvious it was for speeding. The guy checked "failure to obey traffic signs," "non-moving violation." Then wrote down "80 in 65"

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby ggibelli » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:14 pm

just put it. the admissions committee is going to give zero fucks

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:17 pm

ggibelli wrote:just put it. the admissions committee is going to give zero fucks

Lol its not about me asking to put it or not. Its about the question stating they need all this exact information for my app to be complete and to check the dmv. The DMV doesn't have a record of it though (which I explained in my explanation)... I'm asking if people think they will have my app as complete with that explanation
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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby UMiamiCane » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:18 pm

ThreeRivers wrote:
UMiamiCane wrote:No, if you were only cited for a non-moving violation, then you weren't cited for speeding, as you say in the first sentence.

You might be able to find the ticket on your county's clerk of court website.

cited "while surpassing the speed limit" better?

Basically I was speeding but the guy gave me a lesser ticket as a semi-break



That makes more sense- while you were speeding you were cited for failure to obey. It doesn't seem like they really want an explanation though, just the facts of the ticket. If you could find it on the clerks' website (or call the traffic division of your county courthouse) and get a copy, it would probably be easier.

If you live in an area with multiple courts, make sure to find the right one (municipal vs common pleas, etc)
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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:19 pm

UMiamiCane wrote:
ThreeRivers wrote:
UMiamiCane wrote:No, if you were only cited for a non-moving violation, then you weren't cited for speeding, as you say in the first sentence.

You might be able to find the ticket on your county's clerk of court website.

cited "while surpassing the speed limit" better?

Basically I was speeding but the guy gave me a lesser ticket as a semi-break



That makes more sense- while you were speeding you were cited for failure to obey. It doesn't seem like they really want an explanation though, just the facts of the ticket. If you could find it on the clerks' website (or call the traffic division of your county courthouse) and get a copy, it would probably be easier.

Not even sure what county it was in lol

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby UMiamiCane » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:20 pm

ThreeRivers wrote:
UMiamiCane wrote:
ThreeRivers wrote:
UMiamiCane wrote:No, if you were only cited for a non-moving violation, then you weren't cited for speeding, as you say in the first sentence.

You might be able to find the ticket on your county's clerk of court website.

cited "while surpassing the speed limit" better?

Basically I was speeding but the guy gave me a lesser ticket as a semi-break



That makes more sense- while you were speeding you were cited for failure to obey. It doesn't seem like they really want an explanation though, just the facts of the ticket. If you could find it on the clerks' website (or call the traffic division of your county courthouse) and get a copy, it would probably be easier.

Not even sure what county it was in lol


Do you remember the city?

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:23 pm

I remember the area it was around / probably in 1 of 3 counties... I guess I'll just try to find it that route. If not I'll roll with what I have and call them if it ends up becoming an issue

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Re: Is this a correct Response?

Postby NiccoloA » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:29 pm

I'm just dumping everything on my addendum. I imagine that the bar is going to want to see it anyways.




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