Tag Archives: speeding ticket

How To Pay Your Ticket In Dayton (by DaytonDUI)

 If you receive a ticket in the jurisdiction of the Dayton Municipal Court, you can pay the ticket on-line, in person or by mail. Pay your fine online at www.paymyfine.org with a VISA or MASTERCARD. Traffic Tickets will be in the system within five (5) business days. Electronic parking tickets will be available for online payment within…
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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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Rules for Driving in an Ohio Construction Zone

Here is the law regarding increased penalties for committing an offense in a designated construction zone. O.R.C. 5501.27 Increased penalties for traffic violations in construction zone. (A) The director of transportation shall adopt rules that do the following: (1) Rules governing the posting of signs advising motorists that increased penalties apply for certain traffic violations…
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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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DUI Court Process: The Stopping Sequence

You are driving home when you see a car following you closely.  The car is acting unlike any other car you have ever encountered and you begin to wonder if you are in danger.  At that point you see the flashing emergency lights and hear the piercing wail of a siren.  You heartbeat begins to…
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Increased Speed Patrols in Warren and Montgomery Counties

WDTN-Dayton is reporting that the Ohio State Highway Patrol will be stepping up patrols along the 1-75 construction areas in Warren and Montgomery Counties.  The extra patrols will take place each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday until the end of April.  Troopers on the roads will get support from "bears in the air" as airplane detection of…
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Ohio DUI Law: Barberton v. Jenney (visual estimation is enough)

Officer’s Unaided Visual Estimation of a Vehicle’s Speed Sufficient if Based on Training, Certification, Experience 2009-1069.  Barberton v. Jenney, Slip Opinion No. 2010-Ohio-2420. Image by jsmjr via Flickr Summit App. No. 24423, 2009-Ohio-1985.  Judgment of the court of appeals affirmed. Pfeifer, Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur. O'Donnell, J., dissents. Brown, C.J., not…
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Bear Traps

If you are planning a summer vacation with the family, you might want to check out BEARTRAPS.  This awesome site allows you to search your route for when and where you might encounter a "smokey".  Given that Ohio is the top state for getting a ticket, you should really take precautions. (See previous articles).  If…
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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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