traffic court http://kplu.org en Traffic court getting tougher for speeders? http://kplu.org/post/traffic-court-getting-tougher-speeders <p>If you challenge a speeding ticket in traffic court, you’ve had a good chance of getting it thrown out in recent years.&nbsp; That’s because prosecutors in western Washington have been cutting their budgets and prioritizing for bigger crimes.&nbsp;</p><p>Prosecutors have been absent from traffic court for at least five years, <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013855598_traffictickets06m.html">according to The Seattle Times</a>.&nbsp; At the urging of presiding King County District Court judge Barbara Linde, that's changing.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 15:54:45 +0000 KPLU News Staff 488 at http://kplu.org