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Q: Questions regarding ticket-(speed in zone, failed to use designated lane)

Hello,

I travelled to Newyork for vacation and got two tickets Avoca Town(speed in zone,failed to use designated lane). I was overtaking a car using the right lane(2 lane freeway) and so the speed was also a little above the limit . It's interrelated but I got two tickets. Kindly help... Read more »

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Oct 20, 2020

In answer to your questions:

1. The New York tickets should not impact your California license renewal at this time.

2. You should mail the ticket back to the court pleading not guilty. Put down your current address in the plea box (Section B). That is the address the court will...
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Q: Got a speedingticket this morning but I'm switchingmy license to Connecticut in 2 weeks do I need to go to court

I got the speeding ticket in weschester county. There's a court date on it. Do I need to go and what should I do, plead guilty or not guilty? Since i'm switching my license to Connecticut in a couple weeks will it affect it? Also will points get transfered over?

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Oct 20, 2020

You should plead not guilty as all speeding tickets in New York State carry points. Even though you are switching to a Connecticut license, the points would stay on your record in New York for 18 months. If you reach 11 points or 3 speeding convictions within 18 months your privilege to drive in... Read more »

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Q: I got a ticket for unsafe backing up going 5 miles an hour and struck an object. Should I explain in court or just pay?

I intend to plead guilty but wanted to explain how this happened. I was in a small convenience store parking lot and someone parked very close to me. I was trying to navigate around him and when I turned the wheel, I backed into an old gas pump. I did no damage to my car, but when I hit the... Read more »

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jul 28, 2020

You should plead not guilty and request a conference where you can try to get a reduction to a non-moving, no point violation.

Unsafe Backing is a 2 point violation

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Q: As a GA driver who got a ticket for improper cellphone use in NY, will it appear on my record and also the points?
Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jun 21, 2020

This is a 5 point violation. If you are found guilty the points will remain on your record in New York for 18 months from the date of violation. If you reach 11 points within 18 months your driving privileges in New York will be suspended.

This conviction will probably not be reported to Georgia

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Q: 2 counts of 0306 B 1 0401 A 1 0319 01u

I was insured, but forgot my ID card. Can I get the 0319 01u dismissed?

Can I face jail time?

I forgot to answer the summons but rectified before my license was suspended.

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jun 17, 2020

Dismissal depends upon the jurisdiction. You should plead not guilty and request a hearing at which time you should produce proof of valid insurance at the time of the stop.

You are not facing jail tme

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Q: Will I get points on my license, also cause my insurance rate to go up if I pay a speeding ticket?

I got a speeding ticket going 36 on a 25 from a speeding camera in NYC, and I'm from Missouri. If I pay this ticket will I get points on my license, making my insurance rate go up?

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jun 11, 2020

There are no points associated with a speeding camera tickets. Pleading guilty to this ticket will not impact your driving record or cause your insurance to increase

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Q: Never responded to few traffic violations 2017 because personal hardships in nyc . Any way reduce some fee? L suspended
Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jun 5, 2020

Unfortunately, you cannot negotiate fines and penalties in New York City. You must clear up the outstanding tickets in order to get your license back.

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Q: Hello, I got caught speeding at 97 MPH on a 55 MPH zone in yonkers. What is the best and worse case scenario with lawyer

?

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on May 4, 2020

This is an 11 point violation and if convicted of this speed you will face mandatory license suspension. You should definitely hire an attorney who can negotiate a reduction of the speed.

You should also complete a defensive driving course which will give you an automatic 4 point reduction.

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Q: What laws and statutes govern NYC traffic violations (TVB) and their proceedings? Where do I find them?
Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Mar 25, 2020

New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws

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Q: I got a ticket in staten island.

I have rescheduled it twice already. How many times am i allowed to reschedule my court date?

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Feb 27, 2020

You can try to reschedule a third time. It would be up to the Judge and you would have to post a $40 bond.

Most Judges will not reschedule if the ticket is more than 2 years old.

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Q: The New York State Thruway Toll Authority say I owe them thousands of dollars. I wasn't even in the state at the time.

I was in Indiana on a contract job at the time of these violations. I can get proof from my employer and the hotel I was staying at.

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Feb 20, 2020

Was someone else driving your car? As the registered owner you are responsible for any unpaid tolls even if you were not the driver

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Q: If my ticket says 9am for a traffic ticket To be seen and I come after will I still be seen?
Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Feb 18, 2020

It depends where you received the ticket. Within the 5 boroughs hearings are scheduled for set times; 8:30, 10:30, 1:00, 2:30 and 4:30. You must appear within one hour of the scheduled time.

Outside the city, most appearances will be for 9:00 or 9:30, but court will be usually be in...
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Q: Hi, I was pulled over tonight for speeding, and the cop said he cut me a break by giving me a disobeying traffic device

how should I plead and what would happen if I dont plead guilty

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Feb 10, 2020

The officer did give you a break as this is only a 2 point violation whereas speeding violations are 3 points and up depending on the speed. Also, a non-speeding ticket is better for insurance purposes.

You can still plead not guilty and fight the ticket

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2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Traffic Tickets for New York on
Q: Using iPhone to adjust hearing aid volume

I received a violation for using a cell phone, in White plains,ny, while adjusting the volume on my blue tooth hearing aid. (I was holding the iphone in my hand to do this).

When making calls the iPhone sits on the seat next to me as my hearing aids make the call(s) hands free.

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jan 12, 2020

It is a violation to hold the phone while driving. even though you were not on a call.

You should plead not guilty and request a conference where you will meet with a member of the White Plains Police Department. This is a 5 point violation but should be reduced to 2 points if you have a...
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Q: I got pulled over by a unmarked car on the bronx river. He pulled me over for no signal lane change, but

He also gave me a ticket for Stopping on the highway. He said he didnt like where i pulled over at took my license and made me get off the next exit. Is this points on your license? Worth fighting in court?

Yonkers court.

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jan 8, 2020

Failure to signal is a 2 point violation. I would recommend pleading not guilty. You will receive a conference date at which time you should try to get a reduction to a non-moving, no point violation. It is also possible to get the second ticket dismissed as covered by the plea

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Q: My Red Light ticket in NY will be more than 20 months old on the day of hearing, is this an automatic dismissal ?

Is there such a thing as auto dismiss if ticket is more than 18 months old

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Dec 29, 2019

No dismissal as speedy trial does not apply to traffic infractions.

However, once 18 months have passed from the date of the ticket the points will no longer appear on your DMV record

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Q: I had a no seat belt ticket in 2002 but just finding out about it now It’s been 18 years is there a limitation on this
Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Dec 16, 2019

Unfortunately, there is no statute of limitations regarding traffic tickets

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Q: I received a ticket in nyc under 1225d (having electronic device in hand), but I have a FL license. will i get points?
Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Oct 1, 2019

This is a 5 point violation which will stay on your record in New York State for 18 months from the date of violation. Even though you have a Florida license, your driving privileges in New York will be suspended if you reach 11 points or more within an 18 month period.

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Q: ¿WHAT I CAN DO? ¿ARE THIS HAPPENING FREQUENTLY?

Hellou Guys I just want to know something. i get convicted with 3 points few days ago, now i saw 3 points in my total of DMV record. But i don't know why they counting these points if the ticket is not a recent violation, these ticket was 3 years ago. So in this case: ¿Does not suppose the... Read more »

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Aug 28, 2019

The conviction and points will appear on your record for 4 years. However, the points disappear and go back to zero 18 months after the date of violation.

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Q: Can violations from 16 years ago effect my license or is there a statute in NYS?

Was recently pulled over with what I thought was an expired license (I live in Brooklyn and rarely drive, idiotic and lazy I know). They brought back tickets unpaid from 16 years ago and suspended my license. Is there a statute, and if I hire a lawyer is this something they could fight and knock... Read more »

Eli Moore
Eli Moore answered on Jul 10, 2019

Sorry, there is no statute of limitations for traffic tickets. You must clear up all your old tickets and fines in order to lift the license suspension

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