Posted on May 10, 2011 at 5:52 pm.
So I just got my first red light camera ticket. I saw the video–I deserved it. Nassau County is $65 richer today thanks to me.
Luckily, red light cameral tickets are simply considered parking violations. They are issued against the vehicle and not an individual driving record. I’m not sure …
Read More Posted on May 2, 2011 at 12:48 pm.
An unbelievable 100,000 unresolved traffic tickets have been found crammed into cabinets at the Greenburgh (Westchester) Town Court.
The moving violations go back as far as 1993. In some cases, the town failed to take certain actions like suspending a driver license, scheduling a trial or sending out fine notices.…
Read More Posted on April 29, 2011 at 9:05 pm.
Many people question why they were given a ticket for an improper turn when there was no signage prohibiting the turn itself.
An improper turn doesn’t have to do whether the turn itself was legally allowed. The violation has to do with how the turn was executed.
Basically, left and …
Read More Posted on April 29, 2011 at 8:34 pm.
The video is pretty self explanatory.
If you see an emergency vehicle or worker on the side of the road, slow down and mover over a lane when possible.…
Read More Posted on April 28, 2011 at 7:09 am.
The NY Move Over Law is more than just a symbolic violation to honor Officers Ambrose and Searles for whom the law is named.
It’s a new law that went into effect on Jan 1, 2011 and we are starting to see officers out there for crackdowns specifically on motorists …
Read More Posted on April 27, 2011 at 2:54 pm.
Murray Weiss of DNAinfo.com, who seems to be out in front of the news on this ticket fixing scandal, has reported that the whole mess may be getting worse.
The probe all started with recorded conversations and what was heard on thousands of hours of tape goes far beyond just …
Read More Posted on April 27, 2011 at 2:24 pm.
Hasidic Williamsburg residents are upset that many of their cars were ticketed and/or towed during the Passover holiday.
One Williamsburg community leader argued that this didn’t make sense and that the ticketing was insensitive to those celebrating the holiday because many were unable to move their cars during the holiday.…
Read More Posted on April 20, 2011 at 10:18 am.
Jim Dwyer of the New York Times wrote an interesting piece in light of the current
NYPD traffic ticket fixing scandal on the lengths people go to avoid paying traffic ticket fines.
In his words, “of the many fevers that can grip the human animal, the desire to fix parking …
Read More Posted on April 18, 2011 at 9:06 pm.
Over the last few days there have been multiple news reports about a traffic ticket fixing scandal in NYC. We’ll be following and commenting on this story as it develops. Here is what we know thus far:
Two dozen or so Bronx NYPD officers may face criminal charges after a
Read More Posted on April 15, 2011 at 8:44 am.
Traffic ticket quotas usually cost the ordinary driver more money. In a twist on that usual theme, theses quotas just cost the city of Los Angeles $4 million dollars.
Two LAPD officers, who set forth that their reputation was affected and their career damaged by refusing to meet certain traffic …