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speeding ticket will i get hired?

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by yajaira21 yajaira21 (Member) Member

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Hello i just been offered a job at a hospital but im a little worried about my backround check, i just got a speeding ticket will they hire me if i have one? To my knowledge its not a misdemeanor in ca what do you think

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Like.....a normal speeding ticket?

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Yes just a normal speeding ticket. I was going 10 miles over the limit.

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blondy2061h has 15 years experience as a MSN, RN and specializes in Oncology.

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I think you're okay

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ktwlpn is a LPN, RN and specializes in Med Surg, Homecare, Hospice.

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Not a problem....Unless you like ran from the cops and hit and killed a pedestrian and had to be stopped by spike strips and were found to have a bag of heroin on you.......

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blondy2061h has 15 years experience as a MSN, RN and specializes in Oncology.

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Not a problem....Unless you like ran from the cops and hit and killed a pedestrian and had to be stopped by spike strips and were found to have a bag of heroin on you.......

You watch Alaska State Troopers, too?

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ktwlpn is a LPN, RN and specializes in Med Surg, Homecare, Hospice.

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Actually I just made that up,I'm pretty good,aren't I?

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TheCommuter has 10 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Case mgmt., rehab, (CRRN), LTC & psych.

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I've gotten multiple citations and moving violations for excessive speed while driving in California and it never affected my ability to obtain licensure or employment. Speeding citations do not become a part of your criminal background in CA unless they turned into bench warrants because you failed to pay.

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Not a problem....Unless you like ran from the cops and hit and killed a pedestrian and had to be stopped by spike strips and were found to have a bag of heroin on you.......

But the pedestrian shouldn't have been standing there in the cross walk like that. The heroin didn't belong to the driver. It wasn't their car!

Just kidding.

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I've gotten multiple citations and moving violations for excessive speed while driving in California and it never affected my ability to obtain licensure or employment. Speeding citations do not become a part of your criminal background in CA unless they turned into bench warrants because you failed to pay.

We will change your screen name to ~@Lead_Foot@

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akulahawkRN has 3 years experience as a ADN, RN, EMT-P and specializes in Emergency Department.

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Speeding tickets are usually considered to be "infractions" and when you pay the fine, technically you're pleading guilty (or at least no contest) and paying the bail/fine as punishment for the crime of speeding that you just plead guilty to. Here's the thing... while they're part of your criminal background, they're so low in seriousness, and since nearly everyone gets them, they're basically ignored. They'll look for misdemeanors and felonies that prohibit you from working or patterns of low-level criminality that suggest some kind of moral turpitude or something like that.

I highly doubt that a single speeding ticket would prevent anyone from getting a job that doesn't involve driving...

Now if that "speeding ticket" was actually a reckless endangerment and you were released or posted bail... then you might have a problem. Maybe.

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They will probably hire you right away as you have obviously demonstrated that you can get yourself to work on time !

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