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In Massachusetts does the trooper have to have you sign the citation for it to become binding or is no signature required on their citations?

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2006-07-16 21:09:58

No, if you refuse to sign it the trooper may decide to just take

you to jail. When/if you sign, you are just promising to appear in

court. If you don't sign and don't appear in court the judge can

issue a bench warrant and have you arrested. It's up to you whether

you appear, but if you don't things tend to be a lot worse. Just

pay for the ticket and don't try to play games. If you were driving

wrong, you know it already. Just be responsible for a change and

acknowledge your actions.

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