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  1. jtreber

    jtreber SHO Member

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    Quiet night. We just got on I-80, getting off at the next exit, less than 10 miles. It was after midnight, we were relaxed listening to some good music, and driving easy. On the eastbound, not a car in sight ahead or behind so I let the speed drop to around 50 mph. I heard a quick bleep on the detector and in my mirror saw a car doing a U. State trooper pulled me over. You guessed it, got pulled over for GOING TOO SLOW!
     
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    Result in ticket or just jaw flapping?
     
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    Fight it.
     
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    Im guessing you got pulled over because they figured youd been drinking if you were going that slow.
     
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    After going back to check my license and carry permit, he came back and never looked at my registration or insurance and walking away said "this is a warning". I had to ask "warning for what?" He answered going too slow. 45 mph is the minimum on I-80 in Indiana and I might have fluctuated under 50 not thinking that analog speedometers tend to read a little high, not low. So, it's possible I hit below 45 for a second.
     
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    That's most possible. It's the first thing he asked. We had not and I answered "not at all". I sped up when he got behind me as I never intended to hinder traffic and told him that. He's probably writing the same story on a trooper's forum.
     
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    Ha! Sounds to me like he was on a fishing expedition.

    Although there are statutes in most Midwest states for a minimum speed limit, never have heard much as to actual enforcement there of.

    Anyhow, ever have an occasion to be in the I-80 / I-355 area (obviously on the IL. side) and need a pitstop for w/e reasons, LMK. I'm close.

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    Definitely... most likely looking for stoners who drive too slow ;)

    Every time I look at your avatar now, I think about the new Star Trek: Picard series.. LOL
     
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    Not to deviate to far from topic, but I recently watched "For The Love of Spock" which was a documentary on the life of Leonard Nimoy.

    Very interesting, enjoyable program.

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    Sounds like a good interaction overall and nothing to complain about. Too bad more traffic enforcement stops didn’t have the same outcome.
     
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    I actually thought about about you, BPD, last weekend as I was speeding up I-355 for a trip to ikea. I figured if I got pulled over I’d just drop your name. ;)
     
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    I donated to that project years ago and never had time to watch it when they sent me a link.
     
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    Will do.
     

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