I Pleaded not guilty by mail to a speeding , unlicensed operation, improper plate in Buffalo New York. The reply was a offer to reduce the speeding to a non-moving violation, disobeying a traffic device. under the offer section pertaining to the two charges of unlicensed operation and improper... Read more »
The ticket says for 7. the charge was based off of officers direct observation then confirmed with radar, but there were also cars a next to me. Any advice on how I can try and fight this in court, I have already mailed in right away and pleaded not guilty. Thank you for any help, I appreciate it... Read more »
Hi. This is an 8 point speeding violation. You basically have two options-plea bargain (negotiate) or trial. In general, for a high speeding ticket like this it is best to plea bargain with the prosecutor to have your violation reduced in order to avoid a heavy impact on your insurance premium....Read more »
If this is your first speeding ticket (or the first in over 18 months) your ticket should be able to be reduced. You need to put in a not guilty pleas ASAP (keep a copy of the ticket before you mail it in), or go to an experienced traffic lawyer who can handle everything for you and you would not...Read more »
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...Read more »
When approaching a residential intersection north to make a right turn, there is a bus on the perpendicular road heading west but is past the intersection. They have their stop signal out. Is it legal to turn right if the bus is already past the intersection (about 10~ feet from it) and the path... Read more »
With a high speed there are several factors to take into consideration. The most important factor is the court in which the ticket is pending. Please feel free to call me so that I can gather a little more information in order to provide you with a more informed answer.
I recently found out that my license had been suspended for over a year. The officer only pulled me over to let me know my lights in the back were broke, but then informed me I was unlicensed and wrote me for an unlicensed operator ticket. It was a bumper sticker ticket that was unpaid that I... Read more »
Hi. You cannot plead guilty to an aggravated unlicensed operation (driving with a suspended license) because this is a criminal charge, a misdemeanor. It is important that you have an attorney represent you for that in order to avoid criminal record. If the ticket was for unlicensed operator (which...Read more »
Unfortunately there is no statute of limitations on a traffic ticket. As such, the ticket is still valid. Although the points will not count against you anymore (because it is more than 18 months since the date of the violation), if you are found guilty of speeding, the violation will remain on...Read more »
for evaluation. He received in the mail a ticket for improper lane change. Drove 3 hours to PA from NY only to be told court date was postponed because trooper had surgery two weeks prior. Should ticket have been dismissed or even issued in the first place? Brother is concerned for points on... Read more »
It sounds like there's more to this story. If your brother had blacked out while coughing, he would likely have crashed his truck, not just changed lanes. That the trooper did not show up for the court appearance would not warrant dismissal of the ticket, especially if it was the first time...Read more »
My car lights got turned off during turn signal and the intersection was so brightly lit that I was unaware of my car lights situation. I would have identified it as I was entering the dark area but the cop stopped me right at that point and called me out of the car to see that lights are off.... Read more »
You need to answer the ticket by mailing it to the court and pleading not guilty (there is a space on the ticket to do so along with a deadline). Keep a copy before you mail it. A court date will be given to you to plead your case to a Judge. You can higher counsel to do this for you as well.
As brief of a summary possible: got pulled over in May for crossing a solid white line to get into a left turn lane, the cop wrote the ticket wrong and said I turned from the center lane so I plead not guilty and had my hearing this morning.
When I got there the clerk (? Could have been an... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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