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Q: Is a plea to NY Veh & Traf L § 1202(2)(a) good in when ticketed for speeding 58/30?

This is only the second ticket ever received in 30 years of driving.

Howard E. Knispel
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Howard E. Knispel
answered on Aug 16, 2022

If you mean a 1202 (a) 2 (no parking) that is an excellent offer. The charge is a 6 point violation and the plea would be to a no point violation. Can't get better really. Take it.

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Q: Can I get police cruiser dashcam footage to help fight ticket?

I was pulled over and received two violations for making an illegal U-turn and failure to signal (I did in fact signal). The officer indicated an intersection in the ticket which is not correct, it is one block short of an actual place of occurence. The cruiser footage would be proof to show the... Read more »

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Q: Got a speeding ticket while I was still in probationary period, plead not guilty got a hearing for next year.

Its been 9 months already my hearing is in 3 months and I'm no longer probationary would my license still get suspended if I change to a guilty plea or if I am found guilty?

Zev Goldstein
Zev Goldstein
answered on Jul 27, 2022

Yes you will still get suspended, because the DMV looks back at the status of your license at the date of violation.

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Q: can a judge and/or the DMV take my license for severity of moving violations even though they don’t equal 11 points nys?

Tickets: (1144-AA) and (31 over in a 55 MPH zone)

These both equal 10 points (if I am correct)

Howard E. Knispel
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Howard E. Knispel
answered on Jul 21, 2022

If you are being charged with reckless driving the answer is yes. If it is simply the two traffic infractions than probably not. Seek a local traffic attorney who knows the jurisdiction.

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Q: On wheel violation?

at Hamburg Beach in Hamburg NY I have been given a town of Hamburg police warning to not ride my one wheel at Hamburg Beach based on local law that said by a Hamburg police officer property is private public property that if a complaint is made Hamburg police will enforce. if not familiar what a... Read more »

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Q: I got a toll violation notice in the mail but the car isn't mine. What can I do?

The picture in the notice I got in the mail is of a different vehicle. It is of a silver or gray GMC and I have a black Nissan rogue. The picture was in broad daylight. You can't even tell the license plate number. It's too blurry.

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Q: I got a toll violation in the mail. The vehicle pictured is not mine. What can I do?

You couldn't even barely read the license plate number in the picture. Basically a guesstimate on their part.

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Q: I got a ticket for failure to yield I pleaded not guilty but my court date is many months from now

I just concluded a defensive driver course for insurance purposes

Do you think I should plead guilty and use my defensive driving course point waver to clear the point or continue to plead not guilty/get a lawyer to plead my case

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Jun 9, 2022

It depends on various factors including where the alleged offense happened, where your case will be heard, whether you have a valid "legally sufficient" defense, etc. Your moving violation can also be amended to a non-moving offense by way of plea negotiation in certain forums. You can... Read more »

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Q: Prosecutor failed to name/ID anyone as the defendant at trial in local criminal court for parking ticket.

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Zev Goldstein
Zev Goldstein
answered on May 17, 2022

For parking tickets, the named defendant is the vehicle, not a person.

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Q: My husband got a traffic ticket in the morning while dropping our son to school. He passed a school bus stopped

My husband got a traffic ticket in the morning while dropping our son to school. He passed a school bus (failed to notice) stopped in the opposite direction. He was going to drop off our son to school early. The incident happened right after he backed out from our driveway. It was a chaotic... Read more »

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Apr 6, 2022

Under VTL 1174, a driver must stop for a school bus picking up or discharging passengers. It's a straight forward statute with no consideration of the driver's intent. Your personal necessity (of getting to school early) or other factors (such as a bad weather, "everybody was passing... Read more »

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Q: I’m a 17 year old with a junior license. I turn 18 soon and I got a speeding ticket.Will my junior license get take away
Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Apr 6, 2022

In NY, your junior license holder will be suspended for 60 days if you commit a serious traffic violation. A serious traffic violation usually means a violation with 3 or more points. In NY, a speeding offense, if convicted, carries 3 points if your speed was 1-10mph over the speed limit. Yes,... Read more »

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Q: Who gets a ticket if pulled over for no registration vehicle owner or the driver
Howard E. Knispel
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Howard E. Knispel
answered on Mar 9, 2022

The driver gets a ticket for driving an unregistered vehicle.

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Q: Parking tickets. Is it legal 2 receive 2 violations in less than 2 hours?
Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Feb 24, 2022

Most likely yes, depending on the circumstances. You, however, may want to carefully and thoroughly analyze all the information on the tickets for any facial defect for dismissal.

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Q: Do school busses have to follow no stopping anyyime signs. If they made an illegal stop can it null my ticket

I got a camera fine for passing a school bus as the lights came out. But the bus stopped in a no stopping zone. And I wouldve had to slam on my breaks to maybe catch the bus.

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Feb 23, 2022

In NYS, you are most likely required to stop whenever a school bus is stopping on a public highway, street or private road for the purpose of picking up or discharging passengers and one red signal lamp is flashing.

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Q: How to deal with a 70 in a 65 speeding ticket in New York State?

I got a plea bargain letter that could convert the speeding ticket to VTL 1110A Disobeyed Traffic Control Device w/$150 fine. But I may still get 3 points.

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Feb 9, 2022

Assuming that you have a NY license, yes, 1110A will put "2" points on your license. If the original speeding is 70 in 65, 1110A may seem a little bit unreasonable, but it depends on the circumstances surrounding your case and policy and personality of the town/village and/or the... Read more »

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Q: Is it legal for a police officer to come to your home and demand a sobriety test in the home 2 hours after aaccident?

Car slide on ice and hit a pole. No drinking involved. Called AAA, they said they’d arrive shortly. It was cold and my husband had a cut on hand, not severe. My son picked up my husband, took him to our home to treat injury and I waited for A A A. Waited 2 hrs. Someone called police while I was... Read more »

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Feb 7, 2022

First, your husband didn't get a summons for DWI, which is a relieving thing (even if there is no way for him to get convicted of that). FYI, Red eye, bloodshot and watery eyes, slurred speech, etc. are not necessary indicia of being under influence.

Keep in mind that the People...
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Q: Hello, i am 17 with a learners permit. The other day i got a ticket for DISOB TRAFFIC DEVICE with 2 points.

Will this affect me getting a license, i have a road test next month, and i don’t want this to affect me in any way. Also, is there any way my parents will find out ?

Stuart Austin
Stuart Austin
answered on Feb 1, 2022

Any moving violation (defined broadly) while on probation or within the first 6 months of your license will result in a suspension of your license. You need to plea bargain the ticket or have it dismissed on motion.

Good Luck

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Q: Am I entitled to dismissal of traffic tickets in NY City TVB for speedy trial violation?

I got two tickets in January of 2019. Seatbelt and speeding (speed in zone 11-30, 4 points). I initially filed a written response in lieu of appearance. Court has adjourned it on its own (I never requested adjournment) 4 times. They just recently adjourned it to July 2022. Is it possible to get it... Read more »

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
answered on Feb 1, 2022

No. TVB is an administrative court and the speedy trial defense doesn't apply to your traffic matters in TVB. The court is authorized to administratively change your court dates.

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Q: I have multiple tickets from “accused “ car chase but was not caught and only proof was an officer claiming she “saw” me

It was dark night and was never caught and home in bed when they brought me to station to “pick up my wallet “ my girlfriend had reported the car stolen and I was home in bed. They questioned us both and neither admitted or confessed. They let us go and didn’t even arraign me or anything. All... Read more »

Zev Goldstein
Zev Goldstein
answered on Jan 19, 2022

This question was posted to "traffic tickets". Try reposting it to "criminal defense".

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