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What can I do regarding a ticket for defective tail lamps?

Question Details: I live in Washington state and recently got pulled over. I was written a ticket by the officer for having defective tail lamps. I have a total of seven lights in the rear of my vehicle 2 license plate lights, 1 third brake light, and 4 tail lights. 2 of my tail lights are on the outer corners of my vehicle and the other 2 are on my lift gate. Every lamp on my vehicle are operating and functioning the way they should except the 2 tail lamps on my lift gate, which are running lights. The outer tail lights that were operating are running lamps and brake lamps, so my car is perfectly visible at night. I was written for defective tail lamps even though by state law you need at least 2 functioning tail lamps and license plate lights. Do I fight this ticket?

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