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02 Mar The Five Worst Speed Traps in New York City

New York City has stepped up its crackdown on speeders in order to be in line with the mayor’s Vision Zero campaign for road safety. This optimistic plan aims to reduce traffic fatalities by 50 percent by 2025. The central philosophy is that traffic crashes...

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26 Jan Long-Term Impact of a DWI Conviction

New York State aggressively prosecutes DWI cases. If you have been charged with drunk driving, you could be facing jail time as well as fines and points on your license. However, this conviction can affect not only your driving record, but also many aspects of...

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02 Jan It’s Difficult to Get a Suspended License Back

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are numerous reasons why your drivers license could be suspended in New York. Like many states, we have a driving points system for traffic violations, so the most common reason for a suspension is getting too many points on your record. However, your license...

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17 Nov Fighting a New York City Speed-Camera Ticket

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you receive a speeding-camera ticket in New York City, it will likely be because you were speeding in a school zone. These cameras are strategically posted in school zones throughout the city, and it may take as long as thirty days before the citation...

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05 Feb Fighting a Traffic Ticket in NYC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] For some people, fighting a traffic ticket in NYC is as easy as explaining to the courts that the violation is a minor offense and happens to be your first. For others, the battle can be lengthy, and the things that ride on its success...

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05 Feb Importance of Keeping a Clean Driver’s License

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As an adult, there are a lot of things you need to pay attention to and work to make them look good. Your credit is one of those things. As employers start to look at credit records and buying things for cash out of pocket...

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05 Feb My Post Template

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27 Jul [Legal Dictionary] Definition of Accessory

[vc_row use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] An accessory to a crime is a person that helps someone else commit a crime. For example, if you drive a vehicle that takes your friend to and from a robbery, you could be an to the crime. In criminal law, being an accessory means...

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24 Jul [Legal Dictionary] Definition of Accomplice

An accomplice is someone who knowingly, voluntarily works with the principal offender in the commission of a crime. The definition is very clear that an accomplice must have a hand in helping someone commit a crime. An accomplice might help or encourage the main offender, but...

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