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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
I have a court case where I was "speeding 41 over" which is the exact amount for automatic suspension. Officer pulled me over and was immediately annoyed about a sticker on my windshield. He told me to take it off my windshield and to never put it on even though it was from a PBA... Read more »
Sorry for the situation. If you received the speeding ticket in NYC and that's the only ticket you got, then your case will be heard in the place called "Traffic Violations Bureau (TVB)" which looks like another court but it's actually an administrative "agency" run by...Read more »
I got ticket speeding in work zone with 6 points. Now I have received info back and they are offering to lower it to parking in front of fire hydrant and 0 points. Do I say guilty and accept or say innocent and wait for court date? They sent plea via mail due to COVID pandemic.
It depends on your situation. Do you have a valid defense such as you were not the operator? Assuming that the speeding charge (6 points) is valid (meaning that the officer has proper training to assess your speed visually, etc) and you are likely to lose the case, then taking the plea offer may...Read more »
The first thing you may want to do is contact the DMV and get the details surrounding the FTA or contact a traffic attorney in NY. Many traffic attorney in NY often have access to DMV system so s/he should be able to give you some additional information.
If your inspection sticker expired after March 31, 2020, you had until 12/1/2020 to get your inspection. But you needed to go to court to fight it. You could try to reopen the case. Contact a local attorney.
I was given a ticket for VTL-1111D1 by an officer claiming I passed a red light. he was sitting at the corner of the intersection which already has a traffic camera. I entered the intersection when it was still yellow light but the intersection was wide (4 lines) so by the time I passes it... Read more »
Whether you have a case is, unfortunately, not the real issue. This is an administrative tribunal. The judge is an employee of the agency and is pressured to find people guilty. Your proof would have to be so overwhelming that the judge would be willing to jeopardize his job to find you not...Read more »
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