>From: "\[ Robert-Coyote \]" <email@example.com>
>The courts are already totaly overburdened with existing cases !
>If everyone who was cited with a traffic infraction were to demand a jury
>trial. and did due dilligence with discovery etc, the courts would collapse
>under the strain with the CURRENT caseload.
The courts are crowded, but they manage. You are typically not entitled to
a jury trial for most traffic matters, and from my experience as a court
clerk many years ago, in 30-40% of the contested traffic citations, the
citing officer doesn't show up - automatic win for the driver.
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