Tuesday, 23 January 2007

722$ DOWN THE DRAIN.......

Talk about unlucky....I m driving home from a friend's house last nite around 11:30pm...and Im driving into my neighborhood and I see a cop driving in front of me. Soon after, the cop kinda left me go in front of him and decided to follow me..... Careful as I am.. I took my time and drove very slowly and of course respected the speed limit. At the light before getting to my house, the cops took another way and i felt relieved that I was't stopped....However, as soon as i walked out of the car, the cops were in front of my house and asked me if I was the owner of my little Rabbit. I answered yes, and for a split second.. I thought he was going to tell me that the car was stolen.. and I had all my papers ready to prove to him that he was "dans le champ".
Well... the lady cop that was with him told me.. "Ben Madame la... on vous a chequé au rond point là..random de même, pis m'semble d'après nos données, que ton permis de conduire n'est plus valide depuis 2006!" PARDON!! Pas valide depuis 2006!!!!!!!!!!! tu me fuckin niaise!!! Je me disais que c'était IMPOSSIBLE!!!!!!!Alors la popo me demande mes papiers, mon permis.. je vous rappelle que je suis maintenant stationnée dans mon entrée de maison... Mon père avait tout vu, alors il était sorti dehors pour venir voir ce qui se passait.... ma mère, par la suite est sortie (sans manteau biensur) pour s'assurer que tout etait correct... Mon frère et ma soeur regardaient par la fenêtre.. Je te dis.. c'etait l'événement de la soirée!!!
Alors finalement, après avoir attendu dans mon garage pendant 10 minutes, les deux agents viennent me voir et me donne une contravention... avant que je l'ouvre.. ils m'expliquent que je n'avais pas payer mon permis depuis Février puis que j'avais une amende pour ca.. et si yavait un problème... je devrais dealer avec la SAAQ... et qu'ils ne voulaient pas que je conduise mon auto jusqu'à tant que tout était arrangé... (Well... I did take my car this morning....mais je me suis pointé a un point de service de SAAQ pour arriver là and it was closed.. and would only open at 9.. it was 7:30 at the time...)

J'ouvre la contravention en leur présence.. pour voir une somme de 430$!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Je pensais m'évanouir!!! Les agents me disent, " Madame, c'est pas ns qui décidions des amendes..blablabla" I was gonna shove their "MADAME" up their ass!!!!! Alors, toute depressed je rentre chez ns pour trouver sur le comptoir... 2 enveloppes...une de la ville de Montréal... FUCK UNE CONTRAVENTION... et l'autre de la SAAQ... Could things get any worse.. how much money do I owe to the freakin SAAQ DAMNIT... Alors 37$ pour la contravention... et pour l'immatriculation... 255$!!!!!!!!!!! et la pour cette amende de merde.. 430$! Pour un total de 722$!!!!!!!!!! But wait.. I still will have to pay my permis.. which supposinly isn't paid.. ANOTHER 86$! SHIT.. Just not my luke.. i have to say.........

This damn SAAQ just trying to find every freaking way to make you pay more and more and more and more...and the city aint better with their HUGE parking meter fees... WHAT IS THIS.. 4$ for 2 hours DT?!?!? You gotta be kidding me! Il me semble qu'après toutes ces années, the streets have been paid for... this is just basically another way for the city.. to make money off its residents backs... But the thing is... is that the cost is obvious! You want your residents to be happy.... stop making them pay for ridiculous things like parking!!!!
You want ppl to take public transport.. well then make it more accessible... Why are the bridges always packed at 6am?!?! Well isn't it logical.. If you get a reliable train system through the city and into the suburbs... you'll see a difference.. You have to spend money to make it.. and its as if our city is just falling apart with the new rules and legislations...

THINK ABOUT THAT!

So yeah.. I m finished my ranting... good day! xxxxxxxx

3 comments:

Paolo said...

I strongly suggest that you look into the code de la route because if I remember correctly, if you are out of your vehicle and the engine is off, legally the police cannot give you a ticket. The flip side is that if they stop you as you are driving without a permit, they will tow your car and impound it. I still think out of principle, if they wanted to stop you they should have done it by the book and pulled you over, if they didn't contest it and save 430$.

My 2 cents

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