I'm sorry officer, I really didn't know how fast I was going. I'm sorry officer, but my wife is having a baby. I'm sorry officer, but I'm a CIA agent responding to a top secret international security breach.
You always think that you could just tell a white lie and get out of a ticket. Regular ticket-receiver Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire shared one of his favorite not-quite-truths when our own Jason Torchinsky found out that saying he was an autojournalist didn't get him out of a speeding fine.