Dmitri Krioukov is a physicist at the University of California in San Diego and he got a ticket for failing to stop at a stop sign. He decided to challenge the ticket because he didn’t think he did anything wrong. Nothing unusual about that.
If you damage property that belongs to someone else or injure someone while driving your vehicle, you’ll be held accountable for your actions. The potential financial and/or other ramifications of an accident will vary depending on a number of different factors. Traffic tickets, insurance increases, civil law suits, license suspensions, … Read More
One of the reasons to fight a traffic ticket is the potential for increased insurance rates in the event of a conviction. While many clients want to know what they can expect to happen to their insurance if they are convicted, unfortunately we can never predict or speak in terms … Read More
We’ve received a number of inquiries recently concerning reckless driving tickets. Here are some thoughts on the NY Reckless Driving law, including how it is enforced and how it typically plays out in court.
What is Reckless Driving?
Reckless Driving is set forth in § 1212 … Read More
Last year, NY introduced it’s “move over” law to protect police officers and other emergency workers from the dangers of passing vehicles while working roadside (move over law NY). Now New York’s “move over law” is being expanded as of New Year’s Day to include tow trucks, … Read More
In November 2006, MADD launched their Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving. For the fifth anniversary of the Campaign, they have released a national report which rates each state on its progress toward eliminating drunk driving.
On average, the nation received three stars (out of 5). New York is a four … Read More
The NYPD traffic ticket fixing scandal continues as 16 officers were arraigned on criminal charges last month in the Bronx. An officer convicted just a few days ago of planting crack on innocent people in Brooklyn. Five Staten Island officers were arrested last month in a federal gun-running sting.