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Old 05-10-2013, 07:12 AM   #1
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It has finally happened and I feel bad

Last night I had to take my brother back home from work since we carpool together and work at the same hospital. He had pink eye so he couldnt be around his patients. As i was taking him home i was trying to get back as fast as i could to my patients and I ........ killed a baby bunny that jumped out in the road. I wasn't speeding it was just too dark and it jumped out so fast. I feel so bad about it. To make things worse as i was heading back to work and i my camaro in tapshift mode and it was set to m1 ( rpms go really high) and a cop happens to drive by as i take off. I was not flooring it but i wasnt easy on the throttle and i was only accelerating up to the speed limit but with my MRT exhaust it sounded like i was speeding. I have never been pulled over and I have driven since i was 16 in high school and all through college and now i am 22. I am lucky that the officer was nice and let me off with a warning. Now i know why I didnt need that V8 that i could of gotten when i went camaro shopping last october.



I still feel bad for the baby bunny
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Old 05-10-2013, 07:53 AM   #2
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A warning for what then???
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:08 AM   #3
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public display of power would be my guess.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:13 AM   #4
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Well there will be no Easter Bunny next year. LOL
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:14 AM   #5
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I believe the police call that Hole Shooting. A friend of mine received a ticket for that in the past.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:14 AM   #6
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Public display of power? Is that a real thing? Haha Good night, What are they gonna come up with next!?
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:17 AM   #7
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A warning for what then???
What he said.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:20 AM   #8
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Ya no joke, I got a warning for it a few years back (might actually have the stub here somewhere).

I guess it is to basically cover burn outs,gunning it from red lights etc.



It wasn't a fine though so I didn't give it another thought, could have been some BS the cop made up for all I know.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:29 AM   #9
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You can get a ticket for that, it can be considered "Exhibition of speed" I believe, or even reckless driving, depends on the officer I suppose.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:46 AM   #10
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Public display of power? Is that a real thing? Haha Good night, What are they gonna come up with next!?
In Florida it is, so is enticing a race ... They take street racing very serious here and have zero tolerance for it.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:52 AM   #11
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:06 AM   #12
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You can get a ticket for that, it can be considered "Exhibition of speed" I believe, or even reckless driving, depends on the officer I suppose.
This....... Been there got that
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:09 AM   #13
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They call it "exhibition of speed" in Pennsylvania.

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Old 05-10-2013, 09:17 AM   #14
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Why do you feel bad about getting a warning ticket, and for some bogus crap at that?
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:24 AM   #15
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Why do you feel bad about getting a warning ticket, and for some bogus crap at that?
He feels bad about the bunny he ran over, not the warning.
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:24 AM   #16
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Cops are out in force this spring in CT. Pass many speed traps on my trips to the Beach.
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:28 AM   #17
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The times I got stopped for this, it was called "illegal take off". Then again it's been a while since I've gotten this one.
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:30 AM   #18
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Poor lil bunny wabbit...
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:37 AM   #19
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He feels bad about the bunny he ran over, not the warning.
Oh, oops how could I be so insensitive? 6 more rabbits were born while mourning the loss.
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:40 AM   #20
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Public display of power? Is that a real thing? Haha Good night, What are they gonna come up with next!?
They call it Exibition of Speed up here
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:41 AM   #21
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You can get a ticket for that, it can be considered "Exhibition of speed" I believe, or even reckless driving, depends on the officer I suppose.
Just read your post after I posted.
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Old 05-10-2013, 09:49 AM   #22
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I got two exhibition of speed warnings in my 94' while I was in Highschool. Amazing I never got a ticket until it was totalled in College.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:08 AM   #23
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At my age, I have been pulled over so many times that I really couldn't count them. For the most part, it was just to hassle me, but I have gotten my fair share of tickets. I can honestly say that I have never gotten a ticket when I deserved it. It has always been speed traps where the speed limit goes from say 55 to 45 and the cops are sitting there waiting to give you a ticket for going 53 in a 45. It has happened too many times to count, and as a result, I have NO USE for cops. I could go on, but I am sure I will irritate some of the LEO's on this forum even though they know I speak the truth.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:19 AM   #24
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I wish more of these tickets were handed out. I'm not saying the orignal poster deserves a ticket, but saying that there are far too many folks that drive like jerk offs. Accelerating rapidly in heavy traffic, weaving in and out of traffic, tailgating, texting and driving, driving w/ brights on. Every day it's one or all of those on the roads. I would also like to see more tickets handed out for people driving in the left lane.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:23 AM   #25
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Ive had a warning and about a 15 minute lecture after i was cruising and i revved my engine, saying it was "public display of power" for 15 minutes i sat and was pounded into my brain not to do that, and he kept threatening to tow my car. I was just... stunned is the word. I hate cops on a bad day.
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