I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

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I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Tiberius42 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:31 am

I was once stopped for driving in the passing lane for too long, which was not something I knew you weren't supposed to do. My bar application says to report all warnings, the officer didn't write me a ticket or give me a written warning so I have no documentation. I was on a cross country trip at the time so I don't know the city (it was in the middle of nowhere so I guess there was no city) or the department of the officer (I assume state police). Obviously I don't want to guess, but what should I do? Does the bar want unwritten warnings?

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Postby TLSModBot » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:34 am

When in doubt, disclose and give as much detail as possible. They will not care so long as you explain the situation (and I think most states give you a place to do that in your app). I had 2 actual tickets from over a decade ago for which no evidence existed online anywhere, and I just explained where I didn't have details and why.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby TheSpanishMain » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:29 pm

Yeah, just mention that you got an informal warning and try to give an approximate date. Most states want a copy of your driving record anyway.

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Postby mjb447 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:36 pm

Capitol_Idea wrote:When in doubt, disclose and give as much detail as possible. They will not care so long as you explain the situation (and I think most states give you a place to do that in your app).

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Tiberius42 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:11 am

There's a bunch of required boxes that ask for info that either doesn't exist or I don't have, it's a really poorly designed application site. I guess I'll just write none and explain that I don't know a bunch of the info in the application.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby rpupkin » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:18 am

Tiberius42 wrote:My bar application says to report all warnings,

Seriously? So if an officer says "I need you to step away from the barricade, sir," you have to report the officer's comment on your bar application? What does the language on your bar application actually say?

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Tiberius42 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:24 am

Only warnings associated with traffic stops.

Have you ever received a warning, a ticket or been cited for, arrested for, charged with, or convicted of any traffic violation?

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby rpupkin » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:30 am

Tiberius42 wrote:Only warnings associated with traffic stops.

Have you ever received a warning, a ticket or been cited for, arrested for, charged with, or convicted of any traffic violation?

Well, that's annoying. In any event, your approach sounds fine.

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Postby Tiberius42 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:44 am

Ya I figured, I was just a little worried about writing down state police when it was actually county police and the bar getting unreasonable about that. I figure pointing out that I'm not certain on some of the answers should take care of that.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby hdunlop » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:29 am

I'd read that to mean written warning given everything else in the list involves paperwork. My two cents.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Johann » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:41 am

hdunlop wrote:I'd read that to mean written warning given everything else in the list involves paperwork. My two cents.

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Postby FSK » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:18 am

I didn't even have to report tickets giving less than 2 points (it was an enumerated list, but that was the gist). Your state sucks
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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby TheSpanishMain » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:40 am

Tiberius42 wrote:Ya I figured, I was just a little worried about writing down state police when it was actually county police and the bar getting unreasonable about that. I figure pointing out that I'm not certain on some of the answers should take care of that.


I can't imagine they're going to notice or give half a shit. You have to remember that most states have thousands of applicants to get through. As long as you're not trying to conceal DUIs, I don't think anyone is going to get too far up your ass about it.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:55 am

Tiberius42 wrote:I was once stopped for driving in the passing lane for too long, which was not something I knew you weren't supposed to do. My bar application says to report all warnings, the officer didn't write me a ticket or give me a written warning so I have no documentation. I was on a cross country trip at the time so I don't know the city (it was in the middle of nowhere so I guess there was no city) or the department of the officer (I assume state police). Obviously I don't want to guess, but what should I do? Does the bar want unwritten warnings?


Have you pulled your driver's record?

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Tiberius42 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:19 am

HuntedUnicorn wrote:
Tiberius42 wrote:I was once stopped for driving in the passing lane for too long, which was not something I knew you weren't supposed to do. My bar application says to report all warnings, the officer didn't write me a ticket or give me a written warning so I have no documentation. I was on a cross country trip at the time so I don't know the city (it was in the middle of nowhere so I guess there was no city) or the department of the officer (I assume state police). Obviously I don't want to guess, but what should I do? Does the bar want unwritten warnings?


Have you pulled your driver's record?


This happened out of state but yes I did and it has nothing.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:21 am

Tiberius42 wrote:
HuntedUnicorn wrote:
Tiberius42 wrote:I was once stopped for driving in the passing lane for too long, which was not something I knew you weren't supposed to do. My bar application says to report all warnings, the officer didn't write me a ticket or give me a written warning so I have no documentation. I was on a cross country trip at the time so I don't know the city (it was in the middle of nowhere so I guess there was no city) or the department of the officer (I assume state police). Obviously I don't want to guess, but what should I do? Does the bar want unwritten warnings?


Have you pulled your driver's record?


This happened out of state but yes I did and it has nothing.


People are probably right that you should disclose what you can but it almost certainly doesn't matter either way then. It's not like the bar has access to a super secret data base of all your past transgressions.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby grand inquisitor » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:22 am

Tiberius42 wrote:I was once stopped for driving in the passing lane for too long, which was not something I knew you weren't supposed to do.

stop doing this. also, don't stand on the right side of escalators.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Tiberius42 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:00 am

grand inquisitor wrote:
Tiberius42 wrote:I was once stopped for driving in the passing lane for too long, which was not something I knew you weren't supposed to do.

stop doing this. also, don't stand on the right side of escalators.



It was so weird when the cop told me what he pulled me over for, I had literally never heard of it. Literally everyone in my state does it, they didn't talk about it during drivers ed, and it wasn't on my written driving test. I assumed that as long as you're not keeping others from passing, you're free to stay in the fast lane.

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Re: I don't remember the details of a traffic stop for which i received no ticket or written warning.

Postby Lettow » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:03 am

HuntedUnicorn wrote:People are probably right that you should disclose what you can but it almost certainly doesn't matter either way then. It's not like the bar has access to a super secret data base of all your past transgressions.


This. If there's no realistic way for them to find out, I wouldn't worry about it. Disclose the warning or not, I don't think it matters.



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