I seem to be getting mixed opinions on this, so I was hoping somewhere here might have some insight.
I got a speeding ticket in Washington. I was doing 55 mph in a 60 and he didn't get a speed-reading but "because I caught up to the car in front of me" during rush hour traffic through Seattle on the I-5, I must have been speeding. Good logic, I suppose.
Anyways, I disputed the ticket and wrote my statement to the court, which at the time I thought was much better than having to drive all the way there to attend my hearing. I got a letter back with a rubber stamp that said "Guilty, send payment". Highly doubt they even took the time to read my statement.
Do I even need to pay this ticket? They sent a letter saying they will suspend my driving privilege / any Washington driver's license or permits I own if I don't pay up within 30 days, and send a collection agency after me for the $250. Since I have a BC license, how can they do this?
I know a lot of you ride south of the border now, and I'm sure a few of you may have received the same letter
thanks in advance!