Fight Your Speeding Ticket: What Is the Law?

Absolute, Presumed, or Basic Speeding Law?

Speeding tickets are, by far, the most common moving violation. If you want to fight your ticket, there are two things you must know.

  • Were you charged under an “absolute,” “presumed,” or “basic” speed law? (Don’t worry, we’ll explain this jargon in this article.)
  • How did the cop determine your speed—through pacing, aircraft, radar, laser, VASCAR, or other means. In this article, we explain the methods of speed detection.

Three Types of Speedâ

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