New York City taxi drivers should lay low

Taxi driver’s in NYC are sometimes unfairly targeted for tickets.  It’s not that they don’t commit their share of moving violations–it’s more that they tend to get singled out as easy targets on streets where many drivers, taxi or other, are committing the same violations.

Driving a cab in New … Read More

NYC truck route violations

New York City has designated certain major roadways “truck routes”.  If you are driving a truck in NYC, you must stay on these truck routes.  A truck can only be operated off truck routes in order to make a local delivery or pick up.

NYC truck routes are primarily relatively … Read More

Always proceed with EXTREME caution at the TVB

After dealing with an issue yesterday, we thought it was worth a quick reminder.  If you have a traffic ticket answerable to the TVB (mostly NYC traffic tickets, also includes Suffolk County, Buffalo and Rochester) be very careful how you handle it.

The Administrative Law Judges in the TVB have … Read More

NYS “Share the Road” message slightly childish

For those who haven’t seen it, here’s the promotional video for New York’s “Be Smart.  Share the Road” campaign:

I’m all for quality public service announcements.

However, of all the issues we face on the road, from traffic and congestion to drunk, tired or otherwise distracted driving, do we really … Read More

New York driver license points FAQ

A couple of quick answers to questions we’ve recently been asked concerning NY license points and your driving record.

Q:  Will the points and violation “come off” my record after 18 months?

A:  Yes and no–depends on what you mean by “come off”.  No they won’t “come off” because evidence … Read More

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Experienced NY Traffic Ticket Attorneys

You understand the consequences of traffic ticket convictions and know the reasons you should plead not guilty and fight. Points, insurance increases, suspensions/revocations, employment issues, large state assessments …

The fact is that your chances of success (avoiding these consequences) are significantly greater … Read More

“Polish” traffic ticket joke for the new year…

Just read this story and thought it was funny.  It is NOT actually what you may consider a Polish joke and we don’t endorse jokes which promote racial or ethnic stereotypes.  We really don’t.  If anything, this is a government/DMV joke. Those we fully endorse and embrace on every level…… Read More

10 for 2010 Driving Resolutions for the New Year. 6-10: Financial

We can’t help if you are installing a 42 inch plasma into the back of the car (not recommended) or even spending money on fancy Yosemite Sam mud flaps.  However, we can offer a few easy tips with respect to minimizing the cost of car ownership and your driving privilege … Read More

10 for 2010 Driving Resolutions for the New Year. 1-5: Safety

We’re dividing our top ten driving related resolutions for 2010 into two categories.—Safety and Financial.

First we’ll look at five simple things drivers can do to make their driving experiences that much more safe in the new year.

1. Inspect and adjust your car before driving. Of course we are … Read More

The most accidents and speeding tickets? Lawyers and doctors.

Two of the professions historically linked with car crashes have been doctors (to help the injured) and lawyers (to help the injured collect).

Turns out these professions are actually linked with car accidents in a more direct fashion. Doctors and lawyers are at the top of a report recently released … Read More