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What states send you to jail instead of issuing tickets?

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April 28, 2007 3:03AM

When you sign the ticket you are not saying that you are guilty or innocent, you are promising that you will either show up to court or pay the fine. If you refuse to sign the ticket just about any state will send you to jail. If they have reasonable suspicion that you won't be showing up, the police can send someone to jail until they speak to the judge.