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10 Jan How to Fight a Long Island Traffic Ticket

When you’ve been pulled over and given a traffic ticket in Long Island, it’s easy to feel dismayed or overwhelmed. There are fines, points, and possibly a license suspension in your future if you choose to pay your ticket and plead guilty. Unfortunately, many people...

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How Speeding Can Lead to a License Suspension in New York

04 Jan How Speeding Can Lead to a License Suspension in New York

When you’re pulled over and issued a speeding ticket, it can be frustrating, to say the least. You’re dealing with high fines and points on your license. Unfortunately, you might be surprised to find that you’re also dealing with a potential license suspension. This is...

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Common Reasons New York Traffic Tickets Get Dismissed

04 Dec Common Reasons New York Traffic Tickets Get Dismissed

When you’ve received a traffic ticket, there are plenty of reasons to fight to have your ticket dismissed. The fines you’ll receive could be high, and if you have enough points on your license, you could end up with a suspension, which leaves you struggling...

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Can You Get a Traffic Ticket for a Car Accident?

23 Jul Can You Get a Traffic Ticket for a Car Accident?

When you’ve been in a car accident, your main concern will usually be your health and the state of your vehicle. Unfortunately, that might not be your only concern when it’s all said and done. In the wake of the accident, you might have been...

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Things to Know About New York Speeding Tickets

18 May Things to Know About New York Speeding Tickets

If you’ve ever driven consistently in New York, you’ve probably received a warning or speeding ticket. At the very least, you know someone who has. The privilege of driving comes with a lot of rules—that includes laws about safe driving and how fast you can...

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New York Handing Out Invalid Speed Camera Tickets?

30 Apr New York Handing Out Invalid Speed Camera Tickets?

Speed camera tickets are all about promoting safety and deterring speeding. But these cameras aren’t perfect, and you might have received a ticket by mistake.   Speed camera tickets don’t follow the same rules as a ticket from a police officer would, but there are certain...

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Most Common Traffic Violations in New York

05 Apr Most Common Traffic Violations in New York

It’s probably safe to say that most people will be issued a traffic citation at some point in their lives. Some people may be ticketed more often than others—it could be for legitimate poor driving behaviors, or they could just have really bad luck. It...

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Points on Your License: What’s the Big Deal?

20 Feb Points on Your License: What’s the Big Deal?

After you’re pulled over for a minor traffic infraction, you may receive two to three points on your drivers license. Getting a few points on your license probably doesn’t seem like a big deal in the grand scheme of things, so you might decide that...

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12 Dec Best Way to Handle a Traffic Stop? Keep Your Cool

A recent news story reminded us that not everyone knows how to behave when it comes to dealing with minor traffic violations. The best advice is simple: Be polite, follow the directions of the officer, and keep your cool. Traffic stops should be quick and...

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26 Oct A Loophole Big Enough to Drive a Bus Through

Recently, the New York attorney general publicized a loophole in state traffic violation reporting that has potentially been putting more than 2 million children at risk every day. The issue traces to an oversight in state law that lets red light camera tickets slip through...

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