Unsigned Missouri Speeding Ticket Might Not Be an Issue

If the police officer didn’t sign your speeding ticket, do you still have to pay it?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the short answer is yes.  If a police officer pulls you over and gives you a Missouri speeding ticket but doesn’t sign the ticket, it is possible that the ticket is not valid at the time because it is not signed, but this may not matter later at trial if the police officer: 1) signs the ticket sometime before the beginning of the trial, and 2) appears in court to testify about what he observed (you driving like a bat out of hell on the wrong side of the road, for example). Continue reading “Unsigned Missouri Speeding Ticket Might Not Be an Issue”