Rochester, NY asked in Traffic Tickets for New York

Q: I was pulled over and ticketed for speeding by a unmarked state trooper Is that legal

I have read that unmarked cars are not supposed to inforce traffic violations if so they must call a marked car to issue the ticket am I correct on this and should I fight the ticket

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Susan Michelle Veltry
Susan Michelle Veltry
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Lindenhurst, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Unfortunately, an unmarked trooper can issue a traffic summons. You can, and should, always fight a moving violation. An experienced attorney can generally plea bargain with the prosecutor and have your speeding violation reduced to something with less points (or no points) which is far less damaging to your driving record.

Howard E. Knispel agrees with this answer

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