Expect your speeding ticket in NYC to be handled by the Traffic Violations Bureau. Due to the no plea bargaining policy at the TVB, many people ask what a NYC speeding ticket lawyer can do to fight a speeding ticket issued in a TVB jurisdiction (NYC, Suffolk, Buffalo, Rochester).
We get a lot of questions concerning NY driver license points. There seems to be some degree of confusion out there about how the points system in NY works and how it all relates to a driver’s insurance rates. Here is some basic information:
At least once a week I’ll hear from a client or prospective client dealing with an open traffic violation that he’s going to reach out through a friend or relative to the police officer who issued him a traffic ticket.
Typically, I have no problem with that. In most case … Read More
In a typical month our firm will offer hundreds of consultations on various traffic ticket and traffic violation matters. No matter the specific violation or location, I’ve found that you can break down traffic ticket recipients into three basic categories:
Under the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL), §1151 Failure to yield to a pedestrian, is the most commonly cited section of law pertaining to motorist-pedestrian interaction. In NYC, you may also be cited with §4-04(b) of the NYC Traffic Rules and Regulations.
My firm probably offers 10-15 consultations per day concerning issues at the NYS TVB, and just about every person wants to know if it is possible to win a hearing there and, if so, what are the odds it will happen.
The NYS Traffic Violations Bureau is an administrative agency. … Read More