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If someone were to go to jail for not paying a traffic fine (speeding in school zone) HOW LONG would they likely stay in jail?

2 questions: HOW LONG would they stay in jail and also...would they be released without paying money. What if they have no money to pay, will the jail release them?

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Jails don't want traffic violators, they want true criminals, especially violent ones. Work out a payment plan, even if its only a couple bucks a month.

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You should call the court and ask them. I would borrow the money form someone and pay the fie myself.

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Why pay the fine? Surely you don't agree with these fines, do you?
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Yes, I do. You are speeding through a school zone. A child could run out in front of you. There is a reason there is a penalty.
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It's unjust. Tyranny. No logic or reasoning behind it. It's essentially the levying of another tax on the people we didn't approve of. It's all about revenue anyway. You've bought their lies about public safety. School zones are nothing more than speed traps designed to generate revenue. And who said I would hit a school child anyway? Who says I was even speeding, whatever that is. We're in a tyrannical police state. People like you are part of the problem that allows that to continue.
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Really!? Wow! I didn't know people like you, @sny existed anymore. It was my understanding you disappeared after 1945.
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Synapse, you apparently aren't firing on all of yours. You have the soccer moms who will pull out in front of without looking, and kids get hit every year in school zones. If you don't understand this, you really don't need to be behind the wheel of a car.
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You're missing the point. Of course people get hit. But the point is just this: Who are you to tell me I don't need to be driving? Who is the state to fine you and cite you? WHO? Quite ironic to say that I'm the one not firing on all of mine...whatever. Truth is I'm not blinded by the same dogma as you. I'm outside of it. And I know that noone has any authority over me.
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I have a winning idea! Why don't you go live in Nigeria? I was there for almost a month and the anarchy is pretty impressive. Go there, people will tell you what to do, who to bribe, who to lie to, and who to rape and kill. You'll do really well as long as you are the biggest, strongest, and have the most power and money. I wish you well.
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Not so different than here, except that here it's the government that tells you what to do, what you can't do, and is the main thing you have to fear, because they will take away your life at a whim. Btw koichan, you know nothing about me. Truly. Nothing. I know I'm unique. Unfortunately, there's too many sheeple like you. In response to your 1945 comment, I think you may have a few myths you're holding on to there. First ask a question and truly seek an answer, rather than accept axiomatic dogmas. What really happened in WWII? Do you really know? Were 6 million Jews murdered? Do the pre- and post- WWII Jewish populations reflect this?
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Anytime you have a large number of people living together there needs to be some sort of order. If you don't like the way you local government is running things, Go to the open committee meetings, or run for office. If you honestly don't get why there needs to be these rules, move to someplace where you do not have to deal with other people. Lawlessness doesn't work.
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One of the most inane comments I see on here is "you don't know me." Of course, that's a given, we only know what we can infer from what people say...I know all I need to know about you, you are pathetic.
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Noone has any authority or right to hold his own rules over another's head, against his protestations and objections. These are all constructs you're living under. Your laws, your rules, your order, your "needs to be..." this and that. All social constructs. Exercising them and holding them over another's head, which you have no authority or right to do, is tyranny. THAT is tyranny.
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Koichan, I said "you don't know me" in response to your "people like you" comment. If you don't know me, how do you know "all (you) need to know about me?" Be careful with your inferences, especially when you don't know somebody.
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As I said if you don't agree with the rules you can voice your opinion at town hall or county counsel meetings. Or run for office. Most people understand the need for and want these rules. If you don't wither go through the proper channels or move were there are no people. It is not tyranny if you have an avenue to object and change things.
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"if you don't agree with the rules..." - here's what the tyrant state will allow you to do.

"Most people..." - tyranny of the majority...

"move where there are no people..." where there are no people to act as tyrants over me?

"It is not tyranny if..." if the tyrants say you have "avenues" to object to their tyranny?

Really?
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These people don't like each other.
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Agreed. Lol. It's a cat fight. Let's grab some popcorn.
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It depends greatly where the crime took place. Some places don't have room in jail for this and just turn it over to a collection agency. Others you could have a 6 month all expense paid vacation with some new friends.

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Let's say it's Collin County, Texas. Know anything about that place?
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6 months? That seems a little drastic, don't you think?
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Yes that is extreme but there is a tremendous range for punishment across the country. I have no factual info for your specific location.
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Courts most often have payment plans that require very little money per month. I would be shocked if you had to spend time in jail for a traffic fine, contrary to what others have said. The jails are too full to put someone in them for something like a traffic fine, and six months is just ludicrous, shows what you sometimes get when you ask for free advice...nonsense.

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