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Fighting an Aircraft Speeding Ticket: A Few Potential Defenses

April 17, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus Traffic Law, Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on Fighting an Aircraft Speeding Ticket: A Few Potential Defenses

Police in Ohio are using aircraft (helicopters) routinely to cite speeding drivers on Ohio roads.  If you are cited for speeding based on the observations of officers in a police aircraft, are there any unique defenses available?   Yes.   If you are facing an aircraft speeding ticket (i.e. helicopter), some questions to ask in […]

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Hand Signal Indicating Turn on Motorcycle Must be Given By Driver – Not Passenger

April 13, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law, Ohio Traffic Defense   |   Comments Off on Hand Signal Indicating Turn on Motorcycle Must be Given By Driver – Not Passenger

Motorcycle Passenger Signals Turn with Hand Signal; Officers Don’t See the Hand Signal An Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper saw a motorcycle turn left into a parking lot without using a turn signal. The troopers initiated a traffic stop. The officer stopped the motorcycle and found out that the driver had removed the turn signals […]

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Can an Ohio Traffic Ticket Be Dismissed If It States the Wrong Code Section?

January 03, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Ohio Traffic Defense   |   Comments Off on Can an Ohio Traffic Ticket Be Dismissed If It States the Wrong Code Section?

ANSWER:  It depends. Ohio Crim.R. 7(D), provides in relevant part: “The court may at any time before, during, or after a trial amend the indictment, information, complaint, or bill of particulars, in respect to any defect, imperfection, or omission in form or substance, or of any variance with the evidence, provided no change is made […]

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