Speeding Ticket

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  1. Boater

    Boater Member

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    Our DS, who is applying to SA's just earned his first speeding ticket. We are proud -not! Will this in any way impact his possible acceptance?
     
  2. DevilDog

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    Just pay it and let them know. I doubt it is a big thing.
     
  3. Stage4survivor

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    I see a fast-attack sub in his future!:wink:
     
  4. MakeItHappen

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    If it is possible in your state, request a type of deferred adjudication or deferred disposition. This will keep the violation off of the driving record and also not affect future insurance rates.

    Simply paying the fine may result in higher costs and fees, depending on your state and carrier. Good luck.

    Should have little to no repercussion.
     
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  5. 1964BGO

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    The impact should be relatively minor to negligible so long as he doesn't develop a proclivity for speed on the roads. The other factor is to be open and forthcoming about the incident so it doesn't become a question of trying to hide something.
     
  6. falconchic88

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    Don't worry about this, just make sure to report it on the application. My son was given a speeding ticket a little over a year ago, on the day of his Junior Prom. He was under 18 so was required by state law to go to juvenile court. He lost his license for 30 days and had to pay a fine. All this was reported on his application and in the police reports he had to send later.

    He is now a soon to be plebe for class of 2014. Thankfully he hasn't had any further incidents, and I truly think the experience has made him a more careful driver.
     

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