NYS DMV to double certain fees in July 2009.

Right on the heels of my prior post about a potential for increased tickets and surcharges during these difficult economic times (Hard Times?  Expect more traffic tickets NY), we’ve learned that NY has authorized the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to increase their suspension termination fees (stf) by 100%.  This … Read More

NMA list of “worst places to drive”

The “summer driving season” is here and officially gets underway Memorial Day weekend.

More vehicles on the road means more potential traffic tickets and more enforcement of the traffic laws.

The National Motorists Association recently ranked the worst places to drive due to what they characterize as unfair traffic laws … Read More

Younger Drivers and “Click it or Ticket”

Prom, graduation, summer break and the start of the annual “Click it or Ticket” campaign (May 18-31, 2009) means more chances for traffic tickets and other driving and license related issues for young drivers.  In many cases, law enforcement and courts treat young drivers more harshly than more experienced drivers … Read More

What to do if you are pulled over

If you see those lights behind you or an officer waiving you to the side of the road, do not assume you are being issued a traffic ticket. I believe, just based on casual conversation with police officers that maybe 25% or more of car stops do not result in … Read More