Yes and no. There are circumstances in which he would be able to search your car. Generally, if he is asking for permission, the officer believes that he cannot search your car. If he simply does the search, he believed that he has the legal authority to search your car.
I was pulled over in a 30 MPH zone and the cop said he got me at 61 MPH. I wasn't looking at my radar but from my peripheral vision, I don't believe I was going over 60. I know that in NY that one more MPH is a much larger fine, the cop was trying to bump my ticket up to the next level. I... Read more »
Being a broke college student is a financial question, not a legal one.
If you argue that the police officer was wrong, you end up at a trial where you lose. Over $1,000 in fines. If you say I am sorry and I should not have been speeding even 1 MPH over 30 MPH, you end up with a plea deal...Read more »
Would I be correct is saying that if I request discovery from the Prosecutor/State Police Officer and they do not provide me with what I ask, they subsequently would not be allowed to present the previously requested evidence in court?
I also know that it depends on the angle of the gun and that they are not very accurate this officer was also telling me that it would be very easy to get out of it He was not very professional I tried asking what I did before providing my id but he wouldn’t tell me until I did and after he came... Read more »
Not sure what the question is. The police are approximately accurate with speed recognition. If the officer credibly claims you were doing 60 MPH, you are going to have a hard time claiming you were going 35 MPH.
It was the week before covid hit new york. After i mailed it i never heard back, I have severe anxiety and am scared to call the courthouse only for them to tell me i might have a a warrant out for my arrest. After covid hit i lost my job and I had a lot of personal problems that caused me to have... Read more »
You will not get points, and your insurance should not increase. Reason, the camera shows the vehicle speeding, but not who was driving the vehicle. It is error to assume the owner/registrant is the driver
Assuming you are writing the citation correctly "VTL 375-2(a)3" this is an equipment violation, for no/insufficient tail lamp. As long as you pay the ticket, the ticket will not affect your driving record.
I was the passenger in a car where the driver license was suspended. I was instructed to get in the driver seat because my license was valid. I also received a ticket for oper/permit/lic reg art 7, which is also a misdemeanor. What does that ticket even mean? And would it be dismissed because my... Read more »
This is an 11 point speeding ticket, which means your driver's license can be suspended for this ticket alone. An attorney can likely get get some of the points reduced, so your license does not get suspended.
I got a ticket 2 years ago in the bronx for texting and driving which is 5 points. Than a ticket 2 months later which I didnt plead guilty to for going 21 over the speed limit which is 5 points. My court date is in mid july if I get convicted would it automatically suspend my license. After this... Read more »
Speeding 21 over the limit is 6 points, not 5. Based on your representation that both of these tickets happened 2 years ago, we are guessing that both tickets were issued in the 5 boroughs of NYC. In that case, the TVB judge will have discretion to suspend your license, or not to suspend your...Read more »
Can you challenge the ticket? Certainly. Are you saying that you yielded to the emergency vehicle? Was this ticket issued by a police officer, or a camera? Police issued red light tickets are worth 3 points.
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