Archive for the ‘Traffic Ticket’ Category

Bruno Mars avoids prosecution by accepting a “deferred adjudication”

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Last week I wrote a blogpost about the shoplifting allegation brought against Lindsay Lohan. This week, it’s Bruno Mars who’s in trouble with the law for possessing 2.6 grams of cocaine.

What’s the similarity between the two cases?

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100% of all drivers on the road are distracted drivers, if I read the definition correctly.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

I quit using the word “should” a long time ago.

I should look like Brad Pitt. I don’t.

I should have more money than I know what to do with. I don’t.

I should be living with Angelina Jolee. I don’t (see “I should” # 1 for the reason).

And we all should pay attention to our driving 100% of the time we are behind the wheel.

We don’t, and we never will.

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Police lie about writing traffic tickets.

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

On January 21st, the Montreal Gazette published an article entitled:

“Police admit using traffic ticket quotas”

The dangers of the police having a ticket quota is obvious: a police officer might issue a questionable ticket just to reach a quota.

But let’s put that aside for a second and look at what I find more troubling.

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Traffic Ticket

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

If you have a traffic ticket, you might be tempted to plead guilty and get it over with. Don’t! Not until you know the consequences of a guilty plea. The fine could be the least of your worries. Almost every ticket carries demerit (or penalty) points. These points can affect your drivers licence and the amount of insurance you have to pay.