What to Wear to Traffic Court

If you have decided to fight your traffic ticket in New York, you may be appearing in court to plead your case. If you’ve hired an attorney, you won’t need to appear personally but if you are fighting on your own you’ll need to go to court.  If you are Read More

Pa. Man Tries to Pay Ticket with Coins

When you get a traffic ticket, it’s highly unlikely you’ll drive away from the encounter in a good mood. Maybe you formulate a way to fight the ticket — after all, it’s your word against the officer’s, right? Or, perhaps you decide to go ahead and pay it. One man Read More

New Survey Shows Who Gets Out of Tickets

Whenever a pretty lady gets pulled over by the cops in the movies, she always manages to get out of it by flirting a bit and maybe showing a pouty lip. When a man tries the same thing, he gets slapped with a ticket, often to comedic effect. However, a Read More

Holiday Travel Safety Tips for NYC

If 2016 mimics 2015, then about 100 million Americans will be traveling for the holidays this year. (However, that number will likely be lower, since gas prices are higher than last year.) Drivers in New York City already know just how awful traffic is on a day-to-day basis. When it’s Read More

New Study Shows Gender Discrepancy in Traffic Citations

According to just about every insurance company in America, women are safer drivers than men. That’s why their insurance rates are cheaper, at least up until a certain age. A new study seems to come to the same conclusion. According to data from the New York State Department of Motor Read More

The Most Common Traffic Violations for New Drivers

Being a new driver has its ups and downs. It’s exciting to finally be behind the wheel of a car, independently navigating your course. It’s also a bit stressful knowing that you may be faced with situations you aren’t entirely prepared for. As with many things in life, the more Read More

Lawsuit Brought for Unlawful Tickets in Iowa

When traffic citations are issued, it is usually by a police officer, either local or state. However, in Iowa, more than 20,000 tickets were issued by the Department of Transportation in the past five years. A recent court decision ruled one such ticket illegal. That has opened up a class Read More

What Exactly Is the Textalyzer?


You may have heard about a Breathalyzer. If you haven’t, it’s the machine that law enforcement officers ask suspected drunk drivers to blow into to measure the concentration of alcohol in their body. What exactly, then, is the Textalyzer?

In recent years, close to every state has enacted legislation Read More

NYC Drivers Avoiding Tickets with License Plate Tampering

In 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced Vision Zero, a plan to eliminate all traffic fatalities on the city’s streets. Part of the initiative included installing more speed detection devices and red light cameras. Though it seemed like a good way to catch drivers who were breaking Read More