First of all, if you are driving down 1-20 (in Atlanta) going west in between the two perimeters, driving 75 you WILL get pulled over and you WILL get a SUPER SPEEDER ticket worth about 600 smackers.
yep! that was me! Got caught by a female cop so I couldn't flirt myself out of it. I wish you could have seen her (maybe I COULD have flirted my way out of it :):)) Barney Fife in (well sort of) a female fashion. Pulled her pants up like him and all. She was even chewing tobacco! ICK. So, after being threatened to be towed off to jail because my insurance card had not reported it to the Georgia License bureau (thank you my sweet insurance company, yeah right) and having a very bad case of anxiety waiting for this cop to get hit (we were on a major interstate)..... off to court I went to try to get it lowered. NOPE, thothin of it. They did however say that I could take a "defensive driving school" to the tune of 75 bucks, and all records would be wiped clean! Sounds like a good idea huh? They lowered my fee to 300.00 ouch still. Just for your info they will allow you to do this once a year.
So, me? donned in my cute Alice and Olivia "jailbird" sweater in the pouring down rain and I went to defensive driving school. 6 hours I might add. Let me mention what a seedy part of Atlanta this was. Scared to death.
I really cannot believe I'm showing these pics. OH WELL. Only thing missing was me holding up the numbers!
They really didn't take these pics of me, but if they ever do,,,,remind me to wear make-up...and
if I ever get caught doing something really bad wrong, I'm smiling for the camera. And please someone, ask them to photoshop me!!!
to make matters worse,,,,or better,,,,I was the only one there! So, the sweet lady let me leave early.
It is basically driving 101 and I'm surprised I know all the rules of driving. Except obviously seeing the speed sign drop from 75 to 50.
Just remember. Going west on I-20 in Atlanta between the two perimeters, nearing Six Flags, the speed limit drops from 55 to 50. Not even sure why they have it at 55! Erg, don't get me started on that.
Another thing? This lady teaching the class told me some horrible stories about kids getting beat up by cops. And talked about how corrupt the Atlanta police department is. WOW.
Anyway, now I have to go pay my 300.00 speeding fine....ouch.
Have a great day y'all!! I'm back for the rest of my course.