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1991 Guns 'n Roses Traffic Ticket Kerfuffle Points Out the Reality that Few Escape Issues with Traffic Enforcement, says Ticket Justice


1991 Guns 'n Roses Traffic Ticket Kerfuffle Points Out the Reality that Few Escape Issues with Traffic Enforcement, says Ticket Justice

The California firm comments on a recent article that, from superstar rockers to ordinary professionals and working people, tickets are a fact of life that can actually prevent the show from going on.

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A July 30 article on Ultimate Classic Rock tells the story of a 1991 incident in which a funny thing happened on the way to Inglewood's Forum, then the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and a standard venue for major rock acts making LA area appearances. One night, a limousine occupied by Guns 'N Roses singer Axl Rose was pulled over by an Inglewood traffic officer and given a citation for an illegal left hand turn. The mercurial Mr. Rose disagreed, arguing that the officer had directed the limousine to make the turn, and threatened to cancel the evening's show. Apparently fearing a riot by angry fans, the policeman agreed to take back the ticket, although the driver did, in fact, eventually have to pay a 1990s traffic fine of $60.00. Los Angeles-based Ticket Justice, a firm helping its clients to deal legally with such issues as suspended licenses, warrants, DUIs and more, says that the incident is a reminder that traffic tickets can create serious problems to anyone at practically any time. If they lead to ticket suspensions then, obviously, the problem is that much worse.

The firm notes that, in the Los Angeles area in particular, trying to get by without a car can be next to impossible. With long distances between any two points and spotty public transportation, people typically need their cars to get to work and take care of family responsibilities. Ticket Justice says that, as with any other situation, the best solution to the problem is to avoid getting a ticket in the first place by driving in a safe and law-abiding manner. This means paying close attention to road signs and avoiding the temptation to go over the speed limit, says the firm. While practically everyone has gone a few miles over the speed limit – and a great many of us do so habitually, as any freeway driver is well aware – it's a habit drivers should work hard to break. The firm notes that, while many of us might feel that we can increase our speed safely, the limits in place have been developed for a reason and it's always best to drive well within them.

Ticket Justice also strongly suggests that, once a driver has been stopped, being honest and polite with law enforcement can also be a help. While most of the time a traffic stop will result in a citation, police are allowed to use discretion and may take legitimate extenuating circumstances into account for relatively minor violations. Whether or not there's a chance the officer might let the driver off with a warning, it always pays to treat law enforcement personnel with a high level of respect and caution. Moreover, it always makes sense to address tickets in a timely manner, either by simply paying for them and going to traffic school, or fighting them if a strong argument can be made that the case is in error.

Ticket Justice concludes by saying that, of course, things don't always go as they should and, when issues with the California DMV result in suspensions, there are steps that can be taken to deal with the matter appropriately. Readers who are interested in learning more about the services provided by are invited to call the firm at 877-625-651-6510 or visit it online at


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