The lousy economy may help you beat a traffic ticket! One-third of the South Carolina state troopers in Dorchester County have quit.
When they don't show up in court, the cases have been dismissed. The Highway Patrol has a wage freeze so 11% of the officers statewide have left since 2008, looking for better paying work.
If you get a traffic citation in another state, can you ignore it when you get home? Maybe not. Some states talk to each other. Your home state may suspend your license until you take care of that out of state traffic ticket.
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