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In NC PSL+15 is reckless if the speed limit is 55 or more. So
So, here s my 2 cents.
1. You never speed at night WITHOUT JAMMERS.
2. You need to practise your braking reaction. If I was you I would drop the anchor, you were going 92-94mph when you got inital alert but he got you at 86. Imagine if you really hit the brakes instead of coasting down to PSL.
3. You dont speed without JAMMERS.
4. With jammers you ll have cruise control at 100mph easily with no sweat.
5. With ALP, this would be easy walk through the park. Get hit, hear the alert, drop the anchor, JTK in 3 seconds, move on, repeat.

cheers.


G.E.T A.L.P!!!
I'd add that even with jammers speeding at night is risky ESPECIALLY with no cars on the highway ahead ESPECIALLY if you're going to do 90 in a 60 ESPECIALLY if you're in NC where I/O is so prevalent.
 

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WTF?? Are you serious? That’s ridiculous!
It gets better. 80 on the interstate is reckless including when the PSL is 70.

NC is no fun. People are always talking about Virginia but NC’s laws are just as absurd. (Actually in VA the cutoff is +20 not +15 unless you’re above 80.)
 

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OP, if you have the latest iOS for your iPhone, I believe you can create an automation to start Waze automatically once your phone connects to your car's bluetooth.
 
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It gets better. 80 on the interstate is reckless including when the PSL is 70.

NC is no fun.
Tell it like it is! The only place that can compete is "Hellginia" The traffic laws suck just as bad AND detectors and laser jammers are illegal on top of everything else!
 

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The only place that can compete is "Hellginia" The traffic laws suck just as bad AND detectors and laser jammers are illegal on top of everything else!
EVERYTHING isn‘t illegal. Like paying taxes. Virginia never had an issue collecting taxes or dropping fines on a person. Common wealth as in us common folk are all commonly broke. Virginia is for lovers.... Ben Dover was a popular name.
...or maybe that was a different Virginia I was living in....
 

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While Sebbb didn't do everything he could in this situation, the place where the LEO was sitting is extremely unusual and not really suited for LEOs. There was some road construction equipment there a few days ago. I suspect the LEO capitalized on that.
Still, I will be marking that spot in JBV1 as a potential hiding spot. :)
 

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WTF?? Are you serious? That’s ridiculous!
They CAN charge you with reckless at 15 or more but in central and western state the troopers dont tack on reckless till +25
They dont have to give at all

VA HAS to issue reckless over 80 even in a 70

NC can issue Reckless in a 70 +15 but usually don't start till 90 or 95

A weirder law
With a record that's never had a ticket NC may suspend your license 30 days for traveling 76 in a 70
It's under "may" so whenever they feel like it

And if hit by a NCHP it was a Pro Laser 3
 
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Glad that he dropped it down to a non insurance threatening amount.
But what I thought was funny is the lines that were on the pavement at the beginning of the video. Looks like the line painter had a few to many drinks to start out his night
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2 things. I would sooner drive with no windshield then drive without having Waze on and JBV1 offline in the background. Also, in what state do you pull over to the left in the grass.
 

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2 things. I would sooner drive with no windshield then drive without having Waze on and JBV1 offline in the background. Also, in what state do you pull over to the left in the grass.
Was just a reaction, OP said. Late at night, no one on the road, it wasn't that bad of a move.

Why did we ever start pulling over to the right anyway? It would make more sense to have the driver not get out in traffic.

Tough luck OP. Start putting your change away for some jammers!
 

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Last week I was traveling westbound on I-40 heading into Nashville, about 10 miles outside of the city. There was a bit of traffic on the road so I was traveling the posted speed limit or thereabout. Just then my ALP system screamed at me, so I immediately hit the button to disarmed the system (jammers illegal in TN). Sure enough, there he was on the side of the road very visible. I had Waze running in the foreground, but the LEO was not yet posted on Waze at that time.

My travels last week was from Orlando FL through GA through SC through NC to Nashville TN and back. My I-40 event was my only laser experience. All other speed enforcement that I detected was with radar.

Stay safe.
 

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I’m sorry to hear that. Never go down without a fight. It does you no good whatsoever, and you’re left with that stain on your record.
I just didn't want to deal with lawyer and court etc. I'm not sure how it works, is it staying on record for a while (ever?). I did get a couple tickets in FL a decade ago, do they get dropped after a while or is it state by state?

So, here s my 2 cents.
1. You never speed at night WITHOUT JAMMERS.
2. You need to practise your braking reaction. If I was you I would drop the anchor, you were going 92-94mph when you got inital alert but he got you at 86. Imagine if you really hit the brakes instead of coasting down to PSL.
3. You dont speed without JAMMERS.
4. With jammers you ll have cruise control at 100mph easily with no sweat.
5. With ALP, this would be easy walk through the park. Get hit, hear the alert, drop the anchor, JTK in 3 seconds, move on, repeat.

cheers.


G.E.T A.L.P!!!
The only thing preventing me from getting jammers is purely finances. That ticket could've been avoided simply by using Waze.
I'm aware I need to get my reaction time quicker, I did have a close encounter earlier this year - and about as slow as a reaction time.

OP, if you have the latest iOS for your iPhone, I believe you can create an automation to start Waze automatically once your phone connects to your car's bluetooth.
I'd love to be able to turn hotspot or waze on automatically as soon as my iphone connects to my car's BT, I'll look into it.

While Sebbb didn't do everything he could in this situation, the place where the LEO was sitting is extremely unusual and not really suited for LEOs. There was some road construction equipment there a few days ago. I suspect the LEO capitalized on that.
Still, I will be marking that spot in JBV1 as a potential hiding spot. :)
I drove past the spot a few times, there's a bit of a 'driveway'/pathway. Honestly, I think it's a genius place to hide, it's right behind the bridge post.

Glad that he dropped it down to a non insurance threatening amount.
But what I thought was funny is the lines that were on the pavement at the beginning of the video. Looks like the line painter had a few to many drinks to start out his night
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I think that's actually in the road, like if they redid on side but not both. I drive there almost everyday and it never stood out as being painted.

2 things. I would sooner drive with no windshield then drive without having Waze on and JBV1 offline in the background. Also, in what state do you pull over to the left in the grass.
it was on a 4 lane part of the road, right before both outside lane merged to ramps. I was taking the left side exit, the cop was on the left side, I didn't even consider having to merge all the way to the right. The shoulder was wide enough.
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Was just a reaction, OP said. Late at night, no one on the road, it wasn't that bad of a move.

Why did we ever start pulling over to the right anyway? It would make more sense to have the driver not get out in traffic.

Tough luck OP. Start putting your change away for some jammers!
see above comment. Yes, didn't make sense to cross 2 lanes.
I'm definitely going to consider it whenever I can afford them!
 

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Sebbb, I hope you don't mind me adding info here.

Pulling over to the left instead of to the right is definitely the better option in this scenario. Much less traffic on this section of highway on the left side, and the right side is frequently filled up with a line of vehicles due to construction after the ramp ahead. Also, they don't seem to mind pulling over to the left here in NC, SC, TN, etc. It means that they are further away from the traffic as they exit their cruiser and interact with the driver. Safer all around.

While the picture below shows a clean surface to sit, it's an old picture and the actual surface is mostly grass, weeds and gravel in appearance. This crossover point was shut down a few years ago and there's actually a fence barrier along the top side of the crossover in this picture. No-one can use this to get beyond the other side of the median.

Seeing the area from above, it definitely looks more concerning than it ever has while driving by it!

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I'd love to be able to turn hotspot or waze on automatically as soon as my iphone connects to my car's BT, I'll look into it.
 

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WTF?? Are you serious? That’s ridiculous!
True story. I got a taste of the south this summer. Started my vacation with a 76 in a 55 with a mandatory court date. I was facing a misdemeanor charge and license suspension. I have front and back NR DSP and front and back ALP 2 R/X and 1 TX on each and my ass got instant owned.

Learned a valuable lesson but lawyered up and walked away with a county code violation that doesn’t even get reported to the state DMV. Basically a parking ticket.

$350 - lawyer fee
$202 - fine and court fees
$40 - 4 hour online NC driving course that took me 10

Squeaky clean record : PRICELESS




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Ah, I know exactly where that is. Good to know they sit there. I dont think I would do 90 in a 60 at night though, too much risk.

OP, if you paid that ticket you just screwed yourself. 69 in a 60 is THREE POINTS ON YOUR LICENSE AND POSSIBLY TWO NC INSURANCE POINTS! This is what they want you to do! Just pay it online and take those points!

Yes, I know what you might be thinking, "But its 9 over, its not a big deal". That is only half true, you WILL receive DMV points on your license and will receive 2 insurance points if you had another moving traffic violation in the past 3 years. If you have not had a violation in the past 3 years, you now have no "9 over" safety net since the next time, for the next 3 years, a 9 over will count and add 2 insurance points.

There is NO REASON to take a 3 point hit on a 9 over, you can get that dropped. You are now a quarter of the way to a suspension (12 points in 3 years) and have no 9 over safety net.

NC DMV points:

Speeding (less than 10mph over limit when speed limit is 55 or greater)See Below
Speeding when limit is 55 mph or greater3 Points
Speeding when limit is 55 mph or less2 Points

NC insurance points:

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Ah, I know exactly where that is. Good to know they sit there. I dont think I would do 90 in a 60 at night though, too much risk.

OP, if you paid that ticket you just screwed yourself. 69 in a 60 is THREE POINTS ON YOUR LICENSE AND POSSIBLY TWO NC INSURANCE POINTS! This is what they want you to do! Just pay it online and take those points!

Yes, I know what you might be thinking, "But its 9 over, its not a big deal". That is only half true, you WILL receive DMV points on your license and will receive 2 insurance points if you had another moving traffic violation in the past 3 years. If you have not had a violation in the past 3 years, you now have no "9 over" safety net since the next time, for the next 3 years, a 9 over will count and add 2 insurance points.

There is NO REASON to take a 3 point hit on a 9 over, you can get that dropped. You are now a quarter of the way to a suspension (12 points in 3 years) and have no 9 over safety net.

NC DMV points:

Speeding (less than 10mph over limit when speed limit is 55 or greater)See Below
Speeding when limit is 55 mph or greater3 Points
Speeding when limit is 55 mph or less2 Points
NC insurance points:


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And here is proof of the points you have now.

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I just didn't want to deal with lawyer and court etc. I'm not sure how it works, is it staying on record for a while (ever?). I did get a couple tickets in FL a decade ago, do they get dropped after a while or is it state by state?



The only thing preventing me from getting jammers is purely finances. That ticket could've been avoided simply by using Waze.
I'm aware I need to get my reaction time quicker, I did have a close encounter earlier this year - and about as slow as a reaction time.



I'd love to be able to turn hotspot or waze on automatically as soon as my iphone connects to my car's BT, I'll look into it.



I drove past the spot a few times, there's a bit of a 'driveway'/pathway. Honestly, I think it's a genius place to hide, it's right behind the bridge post.



I think that's actually in the road, like if they redid on side but not both. I drive there almost everyday and it never stood out as being painted.



it was on a 4 lane part of the road, right before both outside lane merged to ramps. I was taking the left side exit, the cop was on the left side, I didn't even consider having to merge all the way to the right. The shoulder was wide enough.
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see above comment. Yes, didn't make sense to cross 2 lanes.
I'm definitely going to consider it whenever I can afford them!
I see this guys point. OK one blemish on a perfect record. Not really an issue. Lawyer probably costs more than the fine. I get that. I've done this. Court can be a hassle for minor things and time consuming. If it was loss of licence I'd fight it for sure. Small fine, no biggie. Unsure about the licence points system over there, but where I am it's 3 years until you get them back. I got 11 months to go until I get a full licence back. Have been careful and no big deal having one speeding fine on a record. Shows you're only human like most (for the conspiracy types, some people are REPTILES ha!) The fine is a pain on the wallet but cost effective financially and can be a little more stress free to just pay your way out of it conveniently.
If you want jammers and can't afford it outright, buy bits and pieces second hand a bit at a time. I did this and spent 8months gathering it all together from various places in dribs and drabs. Keep slowly chipping away and stick to the goal, and you'll eventually get there one cable or sensor at a time. (Go for 2 sensors to start with, but get one only first to test your second hand goods are operational).
I'm sure the crew on here will be happy to help you out in any way they can and keep an eye on the classifieds, ebay e.c.t. Gives you time to stack a few of the coins bit by bit once you've cleared the fine. No rush. Stay steady and you'll get there. I always consider a cm as a pre payment on the next fine. If you speed they will catch up with you eventually. If you catch up with them first, by either banking the fine ready for it, or investing little bits in tech, it costs the same in the long run as calculated money alone. But hey, don't sweat it and be hard on yourself. It's not the great train robbery at the end of the day no matter how you look at it. Bigger crimes have been committed.
 
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Ah, I know exactly where that is. Good to know they sit there. I dont think I would do 90 in a 60 at night though, too much risk.

OP, if you paid that ticket you just screwed yourself. 69 in a 60 is THREE POINTS ON YOUR LICENSE AND POSSIBLY TWO NC INSURANCE POINTS! This is what they want you to do! Just pay it online and take those points!

Yes, I know what you might be thinking, "But its 9 over, its not a big deal". That is only half true, you WILL receive DMV points on your license and will receive 2 insurance points if you had another moving traffic violation in the past 3 years. If you have not had a violation in the past 3 years, you now have no "9 over" safety net since the next time, for the next 3 years, a 9 over will count and add 2 insurance points.

There is NO REASON to take a 3 point hit on a 9 over, you can get that dropped. You are now a quarter of the way to a suspension (12 points in 3 years) and have no 9 over safety net.

NC DMV points:

Speeding (less than 10mph over limit when speed limit is 55 or greater)See Below
Speeding when limit is 55 mph or greater3 Points
Speeding when limit is 55 mph or less2 Points
NC insurance points:


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And here is proof of the points you have now.

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Thank you for the detailed explanation. Is it too late now that paid, or can I still reach to an attorney?
Also, how did you find that?
 

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Thank you for the detailed explanation. Is it too late now that paid, or can I still reach to an attorney?
Also, how did you find that?
Depends on the Clerk's office, but a lot of that is public information on their websites.
 

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