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Kettering Municipal Court Traffic Safety Program (by DaytonDUI)

Kettering Municipal Court offers a Traffic Safety Program for eligible participants which allows you to attend a class instead of receiving points for your traffic citation(s). Classes are held monthly on a Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and are taught by police officers at either the Kettering Police Department, 3600 Shroyer Road, or…
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Speeding in Ohio – What is the Law?

SPEEDING: What is the law? The speed law is set forth at Ohio Revised Code 4511.21.  It states:(A) No person shall operate a motor vehicle, trackless trolley, or streetcar at a speed greater or less than is reasonable or proper, having due regard to the traffic, surface, and width of the street or highway and…
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Ohio Speeding Law Update: Laser Guns & Admissibility

Great Speeding Decision from the 12th Appellate District In State v. Starks, 2011-Ohio-2344 the Defendant was stopped for a speeding violation  in a construction zone and went to trial pro se. He objected to any testimony regarding a laser gun.  The trial court took judicial notice of the reliability of the laser gun and the…
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Ohio’s 6th Circuit Federal Appeals Court Embraces Speed Cameras

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="161" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] From www.TheNewspaper.com:  A divided three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit yesterday upheld the imposition of automated tickets on individuals who may or may not have committed any crime. The judges ruled on a case that began when Kelly Mendenhall received a ticket…
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Due Process for Traffic Offenders (from the National Motorists Association)

By James Baxter, NMA President There’s a random pattern around the country where state and local courts are systematically making it harder and more expensive for ticket recipients to fight traffic tickets. This is an admission by the judiciary and state and local governments that there is growing public resistance to being ripped off via…
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R.C. 4511.22 Slow Speed

Image via Wikipedia (A) No person shall stop or operate a vehicle, trackless trolley, or street car at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, except when stopping or reduced speed is necessary for safe operation or to comply with law. (B) Whenever the director of…
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How to Fight Your Ohio Speeding Case

Image by TheTruthAbout... via Flickr There are various types of challenges that can be levied against a laser and/or radar speed detection devise.  A great discussion of what it takes to challenge laser and/or radar in the State of Ohio can be found at State v. Kincaid, 124 Ohio Misc.2d 92, 2003-Ohio-4632.  Relevant portions of this decision are included…
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Ohio Speed Limit Update

Image by bredgur via Flickr Subject: Ohio H.B. 162-Speed limit to 70 mph On Wednesday, June 3, 2009, The Ohio House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a second hearing for H.B. 162 that would raise the speed limit to 70 m.p.h. on Ohio's Interstates. The hearing will take place at 10:30 AM in Room…
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How to Challenge the Laser (State v. Kincaid)

There are various types of challenges that can be levied against a laser and/or radar speed detection devise.  A great discussion of what it takes to challenge laser and/or radar in the State of Ohio can be found at State v. Kincaid, 124 Ohio Misc.2d 92, 2003-Ohio-4632.  Relevant portions of this decision are included below. The next issue raised…
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Prima Facie Speeding Violation

Ticket for ‘Prima facie’ Speeding Violation Does Not Require Finding that Speed Too Fast for Conditions 2006-0824. Bellville v. Kieffaber, 2007-Ohio-3763. Opinion: http://www.supremecourtofohio.gov/rod/newpdf/0/2007/2007-Ohio-3763.pdf Please note: Opinion summaries are prepared by the Office of Public Information for the general public and news media. Opinion summaries are not prepared for every opinion released by the Court, but only…
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