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I live in State A, got a traffic ticket in State B

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Old 09-26-12, 12:13 PM
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I live in State A, got a traffic ticket in State B

Went to court and was found guilty. What if I don't pay the fine to State B (I own no property in State B) ...
 
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Old 09-26-12, 12:20 PM
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A warrant will likely be issued for your arrest in state B. Likely nothing will happen if you never set foot in State B again but if you do and come to the attention of law enforcement there for any reason, you would be arrested.

You did the crime, do the time - pay your fine.
 
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Old 09-26-12, 12:41 PM
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If a warrant was issued...which it may have been...or at least some sort of mark in the system...if you get stopped again...you might be detained. You might also find that when you go to register your car or renew your license you will not be able to and will pay penalties.

You ask some funny questions....
 
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Old 09-26-12, 01:51 PM
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I agree with Mitch. You were found guilty. Suck it up and pay the fine. Problem solved.
 
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Today with driver's license records being computerized and for the most part nationalized, I wouldn't be surprised that a violation in one state would carry over into the next. Personally I wouldn't want to take a chance of having my driving privileges suspended.

About 10 yrs or so ago a husband of a friend of my wife lost his local license because 20 some odd yrs earlier he had a DUI in another state and when the records got computerized - it caught up with him.
 
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Old 09-27-12, 05:14 AM
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And your insurance company might take a dim view of it, too.
 
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Old 09-27-12, 05:45 AM
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What is your age? Is it less then 20?
 
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Old 10-05-12, 02:44 PM
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If they found you guilty in court, I'm surprised they allowed you to leave the court without paying the fine.
 
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Old 10-05-12, 02:50 PM
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OP's been around for a while, Ray - I'd be surprised if he was under 30.
 
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