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To be fair, I got a fine in the mail years ago for stopping in a no stopping zone. (Couldn't find a carpark and had a screaming baby in the back) The notice says you can contest in court, which I did and got off. That was back as a student, it wouldn't be worth my time to take a whole day off anymore. :(

Yeh you can elect to contest any fine in court. I've done it twice here in Aust, and had the fine thrown out both times, including a big $750 driving unregistered fine.

It takes about 4 hours or more out of your day to attend court which is obviously not possible for everyone.

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