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Yes. Plead not guilty and send in the ticket for a court date. When you have a date with the judge, let him/her know about the error and make a case that if the officer made a mistake here, he might possibly have made a mistake about your speeding altogether. It is called a "technicality" and people get away with murder that way.

The decision belongs to the judge, however a simple mathematical error is not legal grounds for dismissal of a ticket. It is even less likely that the defendent will prevail in contesting the case if he or she has a record of previous traffic violations.

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Q: If a police officer makes a math error when calculating mph over speed limit might one have grounds for having the speeding citation dismissed?
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