Speeding tickets are as common in Bay Ridge as they are anywhere else. But a Bay Ridge speeding ticket attorney can help keep you from having to pay.
Speeding is one of the most common traffic violations you can be charged with, and law enforcement officials take it seriously. The courts also treat it with severe punishments that can wreak havoc on your finances and possibly lead to your personal mobility being taken away.
But no matter how fast you were caught going, you can fight your speeding ticket. Get in touch with a Bay Ridge speeding ticket lawyer from the Law Office of James Medows for help.
The penalties for speeding grow with how fast you were going. At every level, you are charged a fine and receive points on your license. Depending on your circumstances, you can even land in jail.
The following list breaks down the various denominations of speeding tickets in New York:
These fines are financially burdensome, but becoming unable to drive yourself to work or transport your children to school is arguably worse.
When you reach six points on your license, you are charged an annual driver responsibility assessment. Reaching eleven points costs you your ability to legally drive.
The goal for your Bay Ridge speeding violation attorney will be to get the charges dropped completely or at least have them reduced.
Some defenses we might use can come down to technicalities. For example, what if the radar gun that clocked you as going too fast had not been adequately tested or maintained? The officer might not be up to date on training, either. It’s also possible that the ticketing officer scanned the wrong vehicle and thought you were the one speeding when you actually weren’t.
The only way you’re getting out of your speeding ticket is if you contest it, but the struggle doesn’t stop there. You then have to prove why you shouldn’t be punished.